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China in the Arctic

RTHK Radio 3, July 26, 2014

Since 2004, China has had a permanent land-based presence in the Arctic. It currently has multiple research stations in the region and deploys the largest non-nuclear ice breaker in the world. 132 more words


Who should serve as chair of the Arctic Council for US in 2015?

With a little over a year left until the United States assumes the chair of the Arctic Council, who should be considered for the position? With Canada currently holding the chair of the Arctic Council, Leona Aglukkaq’s time in the position might not be seen as productive. 1,225 more words

United States

Sanctions on Russia: Helping or hindering the Arctic environment?

Many in the Arctic have vowed that tensions outside the region between Russia and the West would not affect circumpolar cooperation. After last week’s downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine, however, the escalation of tension has threatened to spill northward, at least in the political realm. 1,042 more words


ARCTIC: Ex-Coast Guard Chief Named U.S. Special Arctic Envoy

Getting Serious.

Secretary of State John Kerry announced Papp’s appointment Wednesday (July 16). Admiral Papp retired as commandant in May after 39 years in the Coast Guard. 223 more words

National Security And Defense

The EU as an Arctic actor: EU's interests, policies, footprint and blunders in the North

Session 3  |  Wednesday, June 25  |  10:00
Auditorium Maximum JU (Aula Mała)

IP Sub-theme: Europe and the Changing Arctic

Adam Stepien
Arctic Centre, University of Lapland… 328 more words

Canada and the Artic Region

Canada and the Arctic region

The North is two-fifths of Canada’s land mass and two-thirds of its coastline, constituting an area of 3.5 million square kilometers. 82 more words