International Symposium on Auroral Physi...
International Symposium on Auroral Physics (ISAP) CIAO, Iceland 2 - 6 October 2023The International Symposium on Auroral Physics (ISAP) will be held from 2nd October to 6th October 2023, at the China-Iceland Arctic Scientific Observatory (CIAO) in Iceland. The theme of the conference mainly involves exchanging the latest research results on the effect of auroras[…]
U.S. to Establish Northernmost Diplomati...
U.S. to Establish Northernmost Diplomatic Station in Tromsø Amid Rising Arctic TensionsReuters Reports: U.S. to Establish Northernmost Diplomatic Station in Tromsø Amid Rising Arctic Tensions, Strengthening Engagement in the High North.
The Handbook of the Arctic
The Handbook of the ArcticThe Handbook of the Arctic. A Broad and Comprehensive Overview.
The Mohn Prize 2024 - Call for nominations
The Mohn Prize 2024 - Call for nominationsThe International Mohn Prize for Outstanding Research Related to the Arctic (Mohn Prize) welcomes nominations for 2024.
Issue 22 of Inter-Nord has just been pub...
Issue 22 of Inter-Nord has just been published by MIARCThe Malaurie Institute of Arctic Research Monaco-UVSQ, MIARC, has proudly announced that the latest issue of Inter-Nord has just been published. Inter-Nord is the only French review on the Artic that is both international and interdisciplinary.
Russia Concludes Its Chairmanship of the...
Russia Concludes Its Chairmanship of the Arctic CouncilRussia handed over its chairmanship of the Arctic Council to Norway during the international organization’s 13th session, which took place on 11 May in Salekhard. The chairmanship of the Arctic Council passed to Russia on 20 May 2021 at a ministerial session in Reykjavik.
Arctic Council Ministerial Statement!
Arctic Council Ministerial Statement!Arctic States and Indigenous Permanent Participants convened today May 11th for the 13th Arctic Council meeting and issued a statement.
Russia hands over their chairmanship in ...
Russia hands over their chairmanship in the Arctic Council to NorwayRussia has handed over their chairmanship in the Arctic Council to Norway.
President Grímsson Symposium on t...
President Grímsson Symposium on the occasion of his 80th birthday!President of Iceland 1996-2016 Mr. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson celebrates his 80th birthday this coming Sunday, 14 May 2023.
European Polar Board: Synthesis Report o...
European Polar Board: Synthesis Report on the Environmental Impacts of Research and Logistics in the Polar RegionsThe European Polar Board (EPB) has just released a report: Synthesis Report on the Environmental Impacts of Research and Logistics in the Polar Regions.
Arctic Multilingual Portal now open!
Arctic Multilingual Portal now open!The Arctic Multilingual Portal, a project of the Arctic Council, is now open. The aim of the project is to create a comprehensive circumpolar GIS map of the languages spoken by indigenous peoples in the Arctic.
The Intelligence Community Must Evolve T...
The Intelligence Community Must Evolve To Meet the Reality of Arctic ChangeAn interesting paper about three priority threats facing the Arctic and how to address them, written by Marisol Maddox and Lyston Lea published in newsletter no. 13 Polar Perspectives from the Wilson Center / Polar Institute.
Event: The Inflation Reduction Act and the Green De...
Event: The Inflation Reduction Act and the Green Deal Industrial Plan: Transatlantic Cooperation on Critical MineralsWhen: June 8, 2023 // 9:00am – 10:30am (ET) Where: Online and in person event The United States' Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and the European Union's Green Deal Industrial Plan (GDIP) are historical pieces of legislation aimed to rapidly decarbonize the U.S. and EU economies, with a strong emphasis on the role of industrial[…]
Webcast: The Significance of the Coming El Ni&ntild...
Webcast: The Significance of the Coming El Niño: Understanding the Science and Preparing for its ImpactsWhen: June 12, 2023 10:30am – 12:00pm ET Where: Online only Evidence is mounting of a significant El Niño developing this summer. A weather phenomenon that begins in the equatorial Pacific Ocean, El Niño is known for its far reaching - and sometimes severe - effects across the globe, including record-breaking temperatures, drought, flooding,[…]
Event: Impacts of Russia’s War against Ukrain...
Event: Impacts of Russia’s War against Ukraine on International Cooperation in the ArcticWhen: 23rd May 2023 (16:30) Where: Online event Register Arctic governance is characterized by international cooperation. Since the end of the Cold War, Arctic governance has served as a bridge between Russia and the West. This bridge has been burned due to Russia’s ongoing war against Ukraine. The unjustified attack also impacts the relations[…]
Event: Ecosocial and Scientific Futures amidst Cryo...
Event: Ecosocial and Scientific Futures amidst Cryosphere LossWhen: 8th - 11th November 2023 Where: Honolulu, Hawaii Cryosphere loss - the retreat of frozen water across the Earth system - is increasingly recognized as a profound global threat. This two-part transdisciplinary panel examine futures being made amidst cryospheric collapse. "Part I: Ecosocial Futures" foregrounds community-driven future-making amidst planetary-scale transformation, including efforts to care[…]
Cryosphere Seminar on OpenSnow May 17 with Joel Gratz
Cryosphere Seminar on OpenSnow May 17 with Joel GratzThe weather and science story behind OpenSnow Joel Gratz, OpenSnow Founding Meteorologist When: 17th May 11:00AM-12:00PM MDT Where: Online event Joel Gratz, the founding meteorologist at OpenSnow, will discuss how OpenSnow creates its (often but not always accurate) snow forecasts, some of the challenges that arose during the 15+ year journey of building the business[…]
Online event: Cultural diversity and the workplace:...
Online event: Cultural diversity and the workplace: Insights from Canada and IcelandWhen: Tue, May 23, 2023 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM GMT Where: Online Signup for the event Both Iceland and Canada are welcoming record numbers of newcomers into their societies as domestic fertility rates continue to decline, demand for skilled workers grows ever larger, and global conflicts and climate change induce more people[…]
EU-PolarNet 2 newsletter - May 2023
EU-PolarNet 2 newsletter - May 2023Welcome to our EU-PolarNet 2 spring newsletter 2023! We are looking forward to an exciting 3rd year of our project. The first half of the year is dedicated to research prioritisation process of EU-PolarNet 2. The research prioritisation process will take place in a retreat in June with members of our Polar Expert Group[…]
Introducing New Membership Platform: The WDS Commun...
Introducing New Membership Platform: The WDS Community of ExcellenceIntroducing the WDS Community of Excellence, our new member platform, powered by Glue Up! We are excited to announce the implementation of a new CRM for WDS members, the WDS Community of Excellence. Our new member platform, powered by Glue Up, is a cloud-based software that will help us manage events, memberships, communities, and[…]
Polar online lessons in May 2023
Polar online lessons in May 2023The EDU-ARCTIC program will be hosting 3 online lessons in May: Glaciers and glacial landforms on 12 May 11.00 UTC Who's up for (freezing) trip? Polar migration patterns on 19 May 8.30 UTC Northern lights - a magic spectacle in the sky on 22 May 07.00 UTC We would also appreciate your help in[…]
UArctic Member Bulletin for May 2023
UArctic Member Bulletin for May 2023UArctic member bulletin for the month of May 2023 has just been released. Lead story Meet UArctic session: Assembly Meeting 2023 In advance of the UArctic Assembly 2023 meeting in Quebec City, we will host a Meet UArctic session with the Assembly officers to review the agenda and address any questions. The session[…]
Seize the opportunity to participate in the upcomin...
Seize the opportunity to participate in the upcoming 2nd International Symposium on Plastic Pollution in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic RegionsLocation: Reykjavík, Iceland When: 22-23 November 2023 Deadline for abstracts is 1. May Submit Abstract The Government of Iceland, with financial support from the Nordic Council of Ministers, will host the Second International Symposium on Plastics in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic Region at Harpa, Reykjavík Concert Hall and Conference Center, 22-23 November 2023.[…]
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ICR and GEF UNEP project team in Mongolia
ICR and GEF UNEP project team in MongoliaInternational centre for Reindeer Husbandry, World Reindeer Herders and GEF UNEP Reindeer Herding and Resilience project team are visiting Mongolia where they met Dukha reindeer herding community in Tsaaganur village.
Northern Forum News Digest. May 2023
Northern Forum News Digest. May 2023Northern Forum News Digest. May 2023 The news digest from which you will learn what significant events took place with the participation of the Northern Forum in May 2023. International Youth Conference «The Arctic. The Edge of the Future»
Book about Reindeer Husbandry is the Gourmand Awards winner
Book about Reindeer Husbandry is the Gourmand Awards winnerLatest scientific update on rapid changes in the Arctic and effects on indigenous reindeer herders: Reindeer Husbandry Adaptation to the Changing Arctic, Volume 1 is one of the winners in the category D24 CLIMATE & FOOD, today at the 28TH GOURMAND WORLD COOKBOOK AWARDS 2023 in Umea, Sweden.
The Arctic in international relations according to two MIARC m...
The Arctic in international relations according to two MIARC membersTwo MIARC members, Alexandre Delangle and Eda Ayaydin, have recently published articles on the most recent political developments in and around the Arctic.
Upcoming IASC Activity: Herbivory Network meeting at the Canad...
Upcoming IASC Activity: Herbivory Network meeting at the Canadian High Arctic Research StationThe International Glaciological Society (IGS) will hold the next International Symposium on Sea Ice in Bremerhaven, Germany, 4-9 June 2023. The IGS Sea Ice Symposia take place every 4–5 years and are the worldwide most renown conferences for discussion on sea ice and its interaction with the atmosphere, ocean, and ecosystem in the climate system.
Upcoming IASC Activity: Air Pollution in the Arctic: Climate, ...
Upcoming IASC Activity: Air Pollution in the Arctic: Climate, Environment, and Societies (4th PACES Open Science MeetingThe International Glaciological Society (IGS) will hold the next International Symposium on Sea Ice in Bremerhaven, Germany, 4-9 June 2023. The IGS Sea Ice Symposia take place every 4–5 years and are the worldwide most renown conferences for discussion on sea ice and its interaction with the atmosphere, ocean, and ecosystem in the climate system.
Upcoming IASC Activity: IGS International Symposium on Sea Ice...
Upcoming IASC Activity: IGS International Symposium on Sea Ice Across Temporal and Spatial Scales, June 2023, Bremerhaven, GermanyThe International Glaciological Society (IGS) will hold the next International Symposium on Sea Ice in Bremerhaven, Germany, 4-9 June 2023. The IGS Sea Ice Symposia take place every 4–5 years and are the worldwide most renown conferences for discussion on sea ice and its interaction with the atmosphere, ocean, and ecosystem in the climate system.
MIARC at 2023 Schefferus Conference in Tromsø
MIARC at 2023 Schefferus Conference in TromsøJoanna Kodzik, Junior Professor at MIARC, is presenting a paper on the “Constructions of Lapland in German scholarly debates and travel writing - following Schefferus genealogy of knowledge” at the 2023 Schefferus Conference at UiT, The Arctic University of Norway, in Tromsø.
RIEVDAN report available
RIEVDAN report availableReport of the RIEVDAN project 2016-2022 led by Sámi allaskuvla and International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry is available for download. This final report from Rievdan research project to Research Council of Norway was prepared by the researchers and the professional team of the research project: Prof. Svein D. Mathiesen, Dir. Anders Oskal, Ass. prof Inger Marie Gaup Eira, Ass. prof. Ravdna Biret Marja Eira Sara,[…]
The latest issue of Inter-Nord has just been published by MIARC
The latest issue of Inter-Nord has just been published by MIARCThe MIARC team is proud to announce that the latest issue of Inter-Nord has just been published. Inter-Nord is the only French review on the Artic that is both international and interdisciplinary.
Meeting with the APECS Executive Committee and Executive Direc...
Meeting with the APECS Executive Committee and Executive Director at the University of Coimbra, PortugalFrom 20-21 April, this term’s Executive Committee (ExCom) and Executive Director gathered for a two-day meeting at the University of Coimbra in Portugal, one of the oldest universities in Europe.