Royal Navy shows solidarity with Ukraine at Antarctic research base


The crew of the HMS Protector and the Ukrainian scientists at the Vernadsky polar research station in Antarctica show their

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Catholic Bishops in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland call for end to violence in Ukraine


Meeting in London on 4th March 2022, the Presidents and Vice-Presidents of the Catholic Bishops’ Conferences of England and Wales,

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Now and Never: Banning Hydrocarbon Extraction in Antarctica Forever


Dr Patrick Flamm and Dr Alan Hemmings The Glasgow Climate Pact called the 2020s a “critical decade” for still meeting

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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


Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg discusses the COVID-19 pandemic at the Norwegian Government’s press conference for children, 16 March 2020.

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Launch of Report: The Case for a Five Eyes Critical Minerals Alliance focusing on Greenland


New report by PRPI Director Dr Dwayne Ryan Menezes calls on the UK, US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand to

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A Snapshot: UK-Finland Trade Relations


Helsinki, Finland – Indineo/Pixabay Haroon Faqir Building on our UK-Arctic Trade and Investment Observatory, we have collated a snapshot of

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A Snapshot: UK-Norway Trade Relations


Bergen, Norway © Jim Trodel/Flickr Helena Roberts Building on our UK-Arctic Trade and Investment Observatory, we have collated this comprehensive

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A Snapshot: UK-Sweden Trade Relations


Stockholm, Sweden © Syuqor7/Flickr Helena Roberts Building on our UK-Arctic Trade and Investment Observatory, we have collated this snapshot of information

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A Snapshot: UK-US Trade Relations


© Len Radin/Flickr Haroon Faqir Building on our UK-Arctic Trade and Investment Observatory, we have collated a snapshot of the

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A Snapshot: UK-Iceland Trade Relations


Reykjavik, Iceland © krismadden/Flickr Mikhail Radkevitch Building on our UK-Arctic Trade and Investment Observatory, we are now compiling all of

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After the British revival of OneWeb, what next for sat comms in the Arctic?


The collapse of OneWeb in March was just the latest in a string of failures in the satellite sector. The

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The North holds the Key: Unlocking Canada-Scotland Trade Potential


Dr Dwayne Menezes and Dr Karen Everett On Monday, 23 September 2019, the Scottish Government launched Scotland’s first Arctic Policy Framework

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The Rural North – Opportunities and Challenges for Scottish and Arctic Communities


Image by Bill Kasman from Pixabay. Dr Nikolas Sellheim On Monday, 23 September 2019, the Scottish Government launched Scotland’s first

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Scotland, the Arctic, Outer Space


Max Daniels On Monday, 23 September 2019, the Scottish Government launched Scotland’s first Arctic Policy Framework in Stromness, Orkney. You

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Scotland, the UK and the EU in the Arctic: Strengthening Partnerships


Dr Dwayne Ryan Menezes and Micheil Page On Monday, 23 September 2019, the Scottish Government launched Scotland’s first Arctic Policy Framework

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The Arkansas Cotton in Trump’s Woolly Greenland Linen


Dr Dwayne Ryan Menezes The Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen might have dismissed Trump’s plan to purchase Greenland as “absurd”,

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Embassy of Iceland to the UK and PRPI host Evening on Sustainable Arctic Tourism in London


On 26 June 2019, Polar Research and Policy Initiative (PRPI) had the great pleasure of hosting an evening on Sustainable

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Delegates from 20 Nations convene in the United Kingdom for Arctic Encounter London 2019


Polar Research and Policy Initiative (PRPI) and the Arctic Encounter host the first Arctic Encounter London in London, UK, on

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Antarctic Land-Based Tourism: Having One’s Feet on the Ground


Antarctica: Cape Evans. © Eli Duke.  Max Daniels Land-based activities are a specialised and niche part of Antarctic tourism, which

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