Prospects of the BRICS in the Arctic cooperation


This presentation was delivered at the 2016 Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik by Dr Maria Lagutina, Associate Professor and Vice-Head

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Arctic Resilience Report: Interview with Project Director Marcus Carson


On the occasion of the launch of the Arctic Resilience Report, on 25 November 2016, Polar Research and Policy Initiative Fellow

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BRICS in the Arctic: Views on the Arctic Circle Assembly Panel, by Sergio Trindade


The fourth Arctic Circle Assembly took place in Reykjavík on 7-9 October 2016. More than 2 thousand people attended. This

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BRICS in the Arctic: Emerging Opportunities for Collaborative Initiatives


This presentation was delivered at the 2016 Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik by Sergio C. Trindade, President of SE2T International,

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On The Trans Mountain Pipeline Project: Interview with Tony Penikett


On 1 November 2016, Jim Carr, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, released the report of the Ministerial Panel on the

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IMPACTS OF GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE ON INDUSTRIAL AND ARTISANAL FISHERIES, AND CULTURE OF MARINE FISH: GLOBAL ROLE OF BRICS


This presentation was delivered at the 2016 Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik by Dr Carolina A. Freire, Professor of Animal

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HSE Petroleum Regulations – BRICS And The Arctic


This presentation was delivered at the 2016 Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik by Celma Regina Hellebust, Lawyer and Honorary Vice-Consul for Brazil

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Arctic Geohazards in response to Climate Change: A Short Briefing


A cabin along Alaska’s Arctic coast was recently washed into the ocean because the bluff it was sitting on eroded

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Mental Health and Suicide in Canada and Greenland


Photo via Tiina Törmänen Arctic politics have long been relegated to the back burner when it comes to political awareness

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A Tale of Friendship and Legacy – Bilateral North American Polar Protection


Official White House Photo by Pete Souza By Josh Caldon and Andrew Chater On 10 March 2016, President Barack Obama

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On Ice and Art


Ice Watch (2015), a major public art project by Olafur Eliasson and Minik Rosing, on the occasion of COP 21 – United

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Finding the Middle Ground: Reggie Joule and the President’s Task Force


Reggie Joule, former mayor of the Northwest Arctic Borough, was one of the two indigenous representatives on the President’s State,

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Decision 2016: Clinton’s Arctic


As the ‘Decision 2016‘ article on the regional implications of a Trump Presidency outlined, this November’s election is a seminal moment

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Arctic Sea Ice Extent is the Second Lowest on Record, but What of Antarctica?


View of the Earth on 21 September 2005 with the full Antarctic region visible. Image via NASA. The paradoxical behaviour

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Decision 2016: Trump’s Arctic


Donald J. Trump – © Gage Skidmore With less than a month to go before the 2016 Presidential elections, the attention of the

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On The Lamentations of Zeno


At a Bureau de Change, I recently spoke to a woman about her holiday plans to the Maldives. She was

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What is China’s Interest in the Arctic?


The representatives of the People’s Republic of China at the Arctic Circle Assembly 2015. China is an observer in the Arctic

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Arctic Development: Rendezvous with Linda Priebe


For the second issue of our bimonthly interview series ‘Polar Matters’, Lana Ollier, Associate at Polar Research and Policy Initiative, spoke to

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Permafrost: A Lesser Nemesis?


Image via Alaska Science Center / United States Geological Survey A paper published in the journal Nature Geoscience sheds new

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The Future of the Marine Arctic


This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis Group in Polar Journal on 06/04/2016, available

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