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Middleton and Martial Participate in Arctic Council Session

Last week, Steven Middleton ’16 and Jonathan Martial ’17, the McDevitt Undergraduate Research Fellows in Information Systems, were invited to the Fall meeting of the National Academy of Sciences’ Transportation Research Board/Marine Board in Washington, DC. 219 more words

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The Arctic Council’s Role in Promoting Climate Change Mitigation

By Caitlin Cutchin

While any mention of the Arctic conjures images of a desolate, lawless “wild west,” would it surprise you to know that there is actually an international body specifically dedicated to its governance?  230 more words


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Sometimes I spend most of my time editing English, sometimes it’s translating from Icelandic into English, and sometimes it’s writing articles. This week it’s definitely the latter. 99 more words


U.S. Global Leadership and commitment to the Arctic.

In the context of rapidly growing interest in the Arctic, a wide range of actors, from non-Arctic states to NGOs, have been forced to re-think the future of the Arctic and their own relations to this remote region. 977 more words


Arctic Oil: High Risk, Low Price

By Kevin McGwin

The Arctic Journal

“The Leiv Eriksson is perhaps the most controversial oil rig anywhere on the planet.” That was the assessment made in 2011 by Ben Ayliffe, a Greenpeace activist, after he had boarded the rig to protest exploration in Greenlandic waters. 242 more words


U.S. at the Helm of the Arctic Council -- The Circle 01-15

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Posted on 31 March 2015

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This year the United States assumes the Chair of the Arctic Council, following on the heels of Canada’s two-year term and with Finland on deck for 2017. 80 more words

Conserving Species with no Natural Habitat

By Andreas Kuersten

Arctic Summer College

The Arctic is most famous for its frigid expanses of snow and ice and the massive mammals that traverse these environments – e.g. 774 more words