A Peaceful Arctic Does Not Mean a Neutral One


Leslie Canavera CEO PolArctic LLC As business leaders, we share the weight of encouraging nations to maintain an equilibrium that

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Arctic Security and the Russia-Ukraine War: The View from Norway


Sergey Lavrov, Russian Federation’s Foreign Minister, signing the Reykjavik Declaration at the 12th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in 2021. ©

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Why the Ukraine Invasion is not about NATO


“The Russian bear is visibly taken aback by a brave Ukrainian.” © Alisdare Hickson/Flickr Igor Putinovich Ever since Russia began amassing

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The War on Ukraine: Consequences for Finland and the Arctic


Pro-Ukraine protect in Trafalgar Square, London. © Alisdare Hickson/Flickr Prof Timo Koivurova Research Professor Arctic Centre, University of Lapland On

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UK-Arctic Trade and Investment Observatory


Greenwich Park, with the City of London in the background. Project Lead: Dr Dwayne Ryan Menezes Project Team: Mikhail Radkevitch, Helena Roberts,

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Coronavirus Observatory: Tracking the Pandemic in the Arctic and the Antarctic


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Russia’s Proposed Extended Continental Shelf in the Arctic Ocean: Science Setting the Stage for Law


Prof Kamrul Hossain On 31 March 2021, Russia lodged two submissions with the United Nations Commission on the Limits of

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The Arctic Council Goes Back to Basics


Press Conference of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Icelandic Foreign Minister Gudlaugur Thór Thórdarsson

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A RARE Opportunity: How Greenland came to be central to the Biden Presidency


Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken meets with Greenlandic Minister of Foreign Affairs, Business, Trade, and Climate Pele Broberg; Faroese Minister of

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Greenland in the Middle: The Latest Front in a Great Power Rivalry


Image by Bernd Hildebrandt from Pixabay Mingming Shi and Marc Lanteigne Under normal circumstances, the announcement of an American foreign

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Total liquefaction: Arctic LNG on the rise?


Equinor (formerly, Statoil)’s Hammerfest LNG in Melkøya in northern Norway. © Joakim Aleksander Mathisen/Flickr. Nadia French It is not a secret

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Russia: Measures to Address Coronavirus Pandemic


Shaan Afzal-Khan Expanding on our UK-Arctic Coronavirus Observatory, we are now compiling all of the relevant COVID-19 information pertaining to

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The GCC-Russia-China LNG Triangle and Role of Transnational Knowledge Networks: Rasmus Gjedssø Bertelsen


Rasmus Gjedssø Bertelsen (Professor, Barents Chair in Politics, University of Tromsø), with Tero Vauraste (Chair of the Arctic Economic Council)

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The Trillion-Dollar Reason for an Arctic Infrastructure Standard


Iron ore is regularly transported by train from Sweden to the Norwegian coast, one example of the growing number of

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When the Kingdom Comes: Saudi Arabia in the Arctic


Richard Clifford It is often said that what happens in the Arctic does not stay in the Arctic but affects

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The International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC): India’s Grand Plan for Northern Connectivity


The INSTC, alongside relevant European transport corridors and regional transportation networks. © Dwayne Menezes, Polar Research and Policy Initiative Hriday

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Trade and the Canadian North


(L to R) Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Mexican Minister of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo

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Snow Crab Saga: A Story that Demonstrates the Complexities of Climate Change


Kondratuk Aleksei/Shutterstock.com There’s much more to snow crab than their tasty legs and claws. Especially so in the last few

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A Case for the Commons: The Snow Crab in the Barents


This article has been written by Brooks A Kaiser, Melina Kourantidou and Linda M Fernandez, and published by the Journal of Environmental Management,

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Proceedings of ‘SDGs in the Arctic’ High-Level Dialogue Series, Session II: Arctic Spirit Conference 2017, Finland


Session 2 Date: 16 November 2017 Venue: Borealis Auditorium, Lapland University of Applied Sciences. Rovaniemi, Finland. Principal follow up discussion

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