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Why is Arctic region important?

Divyabharathi E

Research Scholar

National Institute of Advanced Studies

Bengaluru, India.


The Arctic is increasingly becoming an area of geo-political, geo-economic and geo-ecological interest. Climate change resulting from anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions is causing rapid warming and melting of ice in the Arctic. 603 more words


The Ice Dragon: The Way to a Win-Win in Sino-American Relations


The Arctic Circle’s once inhospitable environment is changing dramatically.  The geopolitics of the region have changed dramatically over the last ten years and climate change is part of this.  1,983 more words


The Sino-Russian partnership in the Arctic

Written by Elizabeth Wishnick.

In December 2017, the 27 billion dollar Yamal LNG project became operational, the first joint Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)-Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) project to reach fruition and a major Chinese upstream investment in Russia’s energy industry. 993 more words


The Arctic White Paper and China's Arctic Strategy

Written by Jichang Lulu.

The Arctic White Paper released last week (中国的北极政策, China’s Arctic Policy) is perhaps the first unified presentation of the PRC’s Arctic activities for foreign audiences. 1,906 more words


Internship Opportunity: Arctic Council Secretariat in Tromsø, Norway

Deadline for applications: 29 December 2017

Information Contact: Ms. Tiia Tanskanen; tiia@arctic-council.org

Location: Tromsø, Norway

Details: Full time for six months; Monday – Friday 8am-4pm… 36 more words


The Political Arctic

The COP23, UN Convention on Climate Change in Bonn ended this week, and the Arctic Council for the first time hosted a side event to discuss ‘ 637 more words

Arctic Ecosystems Are Under Threat

The Arctic Council with its eight member countries USA, Canada, Russia, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Finland, is one of many organizations dedicated to protecting and speaking up for the Arctic region. 407 more words

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