More: Polar Regions

Norway Takes Over Chairmanship of the Arctic Council

Norway takes over the chairmanship of the Arctic Council in May 2023 during the international organization's 13th session held in Salekhard, a far-northern town...

Antarctica ‘should not be taken for granted’ scientists declare

Antarctica, the world’s coldest, windiest and driest continent, has often been referred to as a stable ‘sleeping giant’, but increasingly extreme temperatures, together with...

Global Warming Impacts Antarctic Glaciers and Wildfires

Come year end and prognosticators abound.  Dire portents from the pessimists and the reverse from the optimists; from disasters of one kind or another...

Towards a US-Russia Partnership in the Arctic

Hear me out: The United States and Russia should pursue mutually beneficial relations in the Arctic. This region is one of the last frontiers...

Arctic and subarctic straits and seas in trade and geostrategy

Global climate change opens up new opportunities for international transport networks, particularly with the trend towards glacier retreat around the North Pole. If the trend...

The lone woman in the ice

As Dr. Madhubala Chinchalkar walked in for the interview, the panel asked,” You will be the only woman in the team, is that alright...

Meet Keri Nelson, the woman who has been working in Antarctica since 14 years

Life in Antarctica is one which everyone dreams of back home but we all know little about how to achieve it or how to...

Anatomy of China’s Arctic Policy

In the wake of publication of a white paper titled “China’s Arctic Policy”, a wide range of questions are raised on Beijing’s intention, goal,...

Interview with Björn Lyrvall, Senior Arctic Official for Sweden

The Arctic Council recently welcomed Ambassador Björn Lyrvall as the new Senior Arctic Official for Sweden. In this interview, get to know Ambassador Lyrvall's...

Managing the South China Sea: Where Policy Meets Science

The South China Sea is in a crisis. The problems facing the sea are as vast, deep and seemingly intractable as the oceans themselves....

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