Estonia and the Arctic: Interview with Prof Rein Vaikmäe


Alisa Musanovic  Today I’d like to welcome Prof Rein Vaikmäe, Professor Emeritus at Tallinn University of Technology, Chairman of the

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Should We Plan for Polar Humanitarianism?


Dogs to the rescue in a whiteout on Svalbard? By Ilan Kelman Prof Ilan Kelman The polar regions are often

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Polar Knowledge Canada: Interview with Jeannette Menzies


The Canadian High Arctic Research Station (CHARS). © Government of Canada In this ‘Polar Matters’ interview, Karen Everett, Fellow at

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India’s Engagement with the Polar Regions


Bharati, India’s Antarctic Research Station ©BOF Architekten Background Introduction to India’s Involvement The signing of the Svalbard Treaty in February

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The Polar Ice Sheets and Sea Level Rise: The Value of Past Perspectives


Climate change represents an existential threat to humanity. The IPCC’s most optimistic future emissions projection, RCP2.6, models a further 0.3-1.7oC

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50 Years of Polar Bear Research: Interview with Two Scientists


Polar bear research scientists Thor Larsen (left; photo via Thor) and  Jon Aars (right; photo by Jon Aars/ Norwegian Polar Institute) 

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What’s with the Greenland Ice Sheet?


Image: The Greenland Ice Sheet © Christophe Milhères The fact that sea levels globally are rising in response to ongoing

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‘Inuit Focus’ and ‘Climate Change’ Dominate Discussions at Private Launch of PRPI in London


22 February 2016 London, UK: On Thursday, 18 February 2016, the Travellers Club in London, which has counted numerous statesmen,

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