Linking Singapore, Asia, and the Arctic

Linking Singapore, Asia, and the Arctic

 A small city state nestled just shy of the equator, Singapore is not the first place that springs to mind when one thinks of...
The Week Ahead: An entirely different kind of Arctic race

The Week Ahead: An entirely different kind of Arctic race

The Week Ahead is a preview of some of the events related to the region that will be in the news in the coming...
Vegetable farms are ‘mushrooming’ across the Arctic

Vegetable farms are ‘mushrooming’ across the Arctic

Vegetable production seems to be on the rise in the Arctic. Greenhouses and hydroponic systems are beacons of hope for the improvement of food...
Trump’s National Security Strategy mentions the Arctic, but not climate change

Trump’s National Security Strategy mentions the Arctic, but not climate change

Last week, the Trump Administration released its National Security Strategy, a 55-page document intended to lay out the administration’s strategic interests, threats, and capabilities.Since the...
In Christmas letters to his children, J.R.R. Tolkien created a fantastic Arctic with echoes of Middle-earth

In Christmas letters to his children, J.R.R. Tolkien created a fantastic...

Like parents the world over, J.R.R. Tolkien dedicated considerable time and effort to making Christmas a joyful time for his young children. Yet this...
Canada’s new Senior Arctic Official sees increased Arctic importance internationally

Canada’s new Senior Arctic Official sees increased Arctic importance internationally

The Arctic appears to become increasingly important on the international scene, with climate change being one of the drivers and new stakeholders bringing resources...
Shipping Traffic on Northern Sea Route Grows by 40 percent

Shipping Traffic on Northern Sea Route Grows by 40 percent

Shipping traffic in Russia’s Arctic waters along the Northern Sea Route experienced significant growth in 2017. Cargo volume on the route is expected to...
The Week Ahead: Mixing oil and taxes

The Week Ahead: Mixing oil and taxes

The Week Ahead is a preview of some of the events related to the region that will be in the news in the coming...
The Week Ahead: No slacking off

The Week Ahead: No slacking off

The Week Ahead is a preview of some of the events related to the region that will be in the news in the coming...
China sent more than a dozen vessels through the Arctic this year

China sent more than a dozen vessels through the Arctic this...

Chinese shipping companies have sent a dozen vessels through the waters of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) in 2017, compared to five vessels the...