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A Biden administration should take immediate steps to halt oil and gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

A Biden administration should take immediate steps to halt oil and...

Editor's note: This op-ed is part of a series offering Arctic policy recommendations to the incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden. Follow our social...
The Polar Code heralds a new era of safer navigation in Arctic waters

The Polar Code heralds a new era of safer navigation in...

An historic milestone was reached on New Year’s Day 2017 when the International Maritime Organization’s Polar Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters came...
Commentary: Indigenous peoples are safeguarding Arctic cooperation

Commentary: Indigenous peoples are safeguarding Arctic cooperation

At the recently concluded Arctic Circle Assembly held in Reykjavik, representatives from Arctic states underlined time and again the achievement of continuing cooperation under...
There are alternatives to sacrificing the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s coastal plain

There are alternatives to sacrificing the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s coastal...

The Trump administration recently gave the final go-ahead to drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which by the end of 2020 would authorize...
The Arctic: our shared responsibility

The Arctic: our shared responsibility

For many people in the world, the Arctic is a faraway place, an object of fascination and research. For many people in the Nordic...
How US Northern Command is growing its presence in the Arctic

How US Northern Command is growing its presence in the Arctic

Defending the homeland is priority number one for the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and the United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM). USNORTHCOM is...
An open letter to foreign spectators regarding the Greenlandic independence debate

An open letter to foreign spectators regarding the Greenlandic independence debate

Interest in Greenland from foreign spectators and commentators has been on the rise in recent years. This makes us in Greenland very happy. It...
Alaska pipeline doesn’t need Arctic refuge oil

Alaska pipeline doesn’t need Arctic refuge oil

Oil-industry allies are plotting to trick today’s Republican-controlled Congress into approving drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by falsely claiming that if we...
How better data could dramatically improve Arctic shipping insurance

How better data could dramatically improve Arctic shipping insurance

Having functioning Arctic shipping insurance is a fundamental step toward safety and development in the Arctic. However, substantial uncertainty around polar maritime risk and...
Innovation for a new Arctic

Innovation for a new Arctic

Rapid environmental and social changes in the Arctic region have enormous local and global impacts, from endangering indigenous communities to increasing global sea level....
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