- Moscow to Discuss Development of Light Avia...
Moscow to Discuss Development of Light Aviation in the ArcticExperts and officials from Russia and other Arctic countries will gather in Moscow on 2–3 December 2021 for a seminar on developing light aviation in the Arctic. The event aims to improve the route network in the Arctic region, develop air transport, develop Arctic tourism, introduce[…]
- International Scientific Cooperation in the...
International Scientific Cooperation in the Arctic Discussed in MoscowA meeting of senior officials for coordinating scientific research in the Arctic took place in Moscow. The meeting was held as part of the plan of major events associated with the Russian Chairmanship of the Arctic Council in 2021-2023, which is being operated by the Roscongress[…]
- Arctic Yearbook 2021 officially launched.
Arctic Yearbook 2021 officially launched.The Arctic Yearbook 2021, is now available on the Arctic Portal or at www.arcticyearbook.com. The publication of the Arctic Yearbook is lead by the excellent team of editors, Lassi Heininen, Justin Barnes & Heather Exner-Pirot, with the support of the AY editorial board, technically and graphically supported and[…]
- Call for ARCUS Board Nominations
Call for ARCUS Board NominationsThe Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS) announces a call for nominations for our Board of Directors election. There are four seats up for election in a vote of the ARCUS Membership Council that will take place in December. Terms will be three years and[…]
- CGTN wraps-up COP26
CGTN wraps-up COP26Halldór Jóhannsson, the general director of Arctic Portal was in a panel interview on China Global Television Network (CGTN) Friday November 12 talking about the COP26. In the interview, he mentioned the importance of activating and educating young people on climate and environmental issues, how to[…]
- Clydebank Declaration for Green Shipping Co...
Clydebank Declaration for Green Shipping CorridorsCOP26 Declaration We, the Clydebank Declaration signatories: Recall the long-term temperature goal of the Paris Agreement to hold the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels and pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.
- Youth rising for a green new deal
Youth rising for a green new dealYoung and old are lining up by the thousands in Glasgow at the COP26 despite rain and drizzel getting ready to marge together to urge world leaders to transfer talks to real Climate Change preventing actions!
- Arctic Risk Platform launched at COP26
Arctic Risk Platform launched at COP26The Arctic Risk platform developed by the Arctic Basecamp was launched today at the COP26. Arctic Basecamp is a team of Arctic experts and scientists who bring a message of Arctic risk to encourage bold climate action.
- Nicole Biebow elected as EPB Chair, Egill T...
Nicole Biebow elected as EPB Chair, Egill Thor Níelsson elected to Executive CommitteeDuring the European Polar Board’s Autumn 2021 Plenary Meeting, held 27-29th October, Nicole Biebow, Member Representative for the Helmholtz Association, Germany, was elected as the new EPB Chair. Nicole will serve as Chair for an initial term until Autumn 2023, having previously completed two full terms as[…]
- An artistic approach to rising global tempe...
An artistic approach to rising global temperatures and consumerismA photograph of a person licking the earth in the shape of an ice cream taken by an eighteen-year-old Icelandic girl, Íris Lilja Jóhannsdóttir, has won the youth prize in the European Environment Agency's competition Young Reporters for the Environment and the youth prize in the[…]
- Arctic Circle Japan Forum 2022 Proposals
Arctic Circle Japan Forum 2022 ProposalsWhen: March 5-7, 2022 Where: Toranomon Hills Forum, Tokyo Proposal Guidelines Proposals will be considered for Sessions running a maximum of 60 minutes. Sessions will be held either in Plenary or as Sessions running in parallel. Proposals must include the following: The Session's proposed[…]
- Online conference: Russian-Canadian Coopera...
Online conference: Russian-Canadian Cooperation in the Field of Sustainable Development of the Arctic RegionThe Roscongress Foundation, the Center for Comprehensive European and International Studies of the National Research University Higher School of Economics and the Analytical Center for the Government of the Russian Federation would like to invite you to join the online conference “Russian-Canadian Cooperation in the Field[…]
- Regional Funds Week: registrations open!
Regional Funds Week: registrations open!Dear Family and Friends of the Youth Employment and Regional Cooperation Funds, We are happy to announce the coming REGIONAL FUNDS WEEK (6th - 10th December 2021): an innovative initiative – while still virtual – to take advantage from the collaboration between the two Funds. This[…]
- Webcast - Alaska Native Communities in Cont...
Webcast - Alaska Native Communities in Context: Women’s Leadership Through ANCSAWhen: Wednesday, December 8, 2021 2:00pm - 4:00pm EST The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 (ANCSA) marked a new and unique Congressional approach to Federal Indian policy. In an effort to resolve land claims, ANCSA mandated the creation of regional corporate entities that Congress[…]
- Mayors Delivering Democracy Daily
Mayors Delivering Democracy DailyWhen: Dec. 6, 2021, 8:00am – 10:00am ET President Biden will convene a Summit for Democracy on December 9–10 to coalesce goals and actions into a “common agenda” for the renewal of democracy. As part of the Summit, on behalf of the governments of the United[…]
- The Youth Employment Online Magazine Issue ...
The Youth Employment Online Magazine Issue 15 is now out!Dear readers, dear Friends, The 15th issue of our Online Magazine is now out! We are happy to announce that with this November issue we are closing another year together and, a lot of novelties are coming, not forgetting the new entries! But with this message[…]
- Invitation to the online conference: Russia...
Invitation to the online conference: Russian-Finnish Cooperation in the Field of Sustainable Development in the Arctic RegionDear colleagues, The Roscongress Foundation, the Center for Comprehensive European and International Studies of the National Research University Higher School of Economics and the Analytical Center for the Government of the Russian Federation would like to invite you to participate in the online conference “Russian-Finnish Cooperation[…]
- Energy Storage in 2021: Challenges and Oppo...
Energy Storage in 2021: Challenges and OpportunitiesEnergy storage technologies are undergoing a challenging transformation, vital in an emerging climate that increasingly necessitates renewable energies and recyclable hardware. Energy storage sectors such as Li-ion batteries are forecast to experience rapid growth, while supply chain restraints mean new alternative energy storage technologies are under[…]
- CliC Newsletter - Ice and Climate No. 36
CliC Newsletter - Ice and Climate No. 36CliC has just released a newsletter volume 36 and it is available for online viewing. Highlights: CliC Strategic Plan 2022-2031 CliC Annual Report 2020 Open call for 2021 CliC Fellowships and Grants CliC contribution to COP26
- SIPN South: call for contributions (due dat...
SIPN South: call for contributions (due date: December 10th 2021)Dear colleagues, The Sea Ice Prediction Network South (SIPN South) is inviting contributors to participate to the fifth coordinated sea ice prediction experiment in the Southern Ocean, targeting the period December 2021-February 2022. For more information about the project and for submission guidelines. We kindly draw[…]
- Event: Renewable Energy in Remote Areas: Cl...
Event: Renewable Energy in Remote Areas: Clean Energy Opportunities in the ArcticWhen: Wednesday, November 24, 2021 14:00 - 15:30 GMT. This session will explore various dimensions of renewable energy in the Arctic, including perspectives from local and Indigenous communities. About this event Climate change poses challenges worldwide with observable impacts on both natural and social systems[…]
- Deadline Extended: Antarctica Day Visual Motto
Deadline Extended: Antarctica Day Visual MottoThe Antarctica Day Project Group decided to create a new tradition: A visual motto announced on each Antarctica Day which will be used as an Antarctic motto for the upcoming APECS year! We define an Antarctic visual motto as an image that incorporates 2 elements - a short textual motto and a graphic depiction - to deliver a strong message about Antarctica. The idea is[…]
- Call for IASC Cryosphere Working Group Secretary
Call for IASC Cryosphere Working Group SecretaryThe International Arctic Science Committee(IASC) is now soliciting applications to be the next Cryosphere Working Group Secretary. Read on and please consider applying and/or sending the information below to anybody you think would make a strong contribution to the IASC Working Groups.
- Virtual training program organized by WIPO will be held on Dec...
Virtual training program organized by WIPO will be held on December 6-16On December 6-16, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will organize a Virtual Training Program on Cultural Documentation and Intellectual Property Management for Indigenous Peoples from the Arctic Region.
- The winners of the Antarctica Day 2021 Photo Contest are...
The winners of the Antarctica Day 2021 Photo Contest are...The votes on our Antarctica Day 2021 Photo Contest are in. More than 130 people voted on the 14 amazing submissions under the overarching theme “My favourite thing about Antarctica”. A big thank you to all the people who submitted a picture and another thank you to everyone who voted and made this photo coontest happen. We are happy to announce the winners of our[…]
- 6-16 декабря пройдет виртуальная пр...
6-16 декабря пройдет виртуальная программа обучения от ВОИС6-16 декабря Всемирная организация интеллектуальной собственности (ВОИС) проведет Виртуальную программу обучения по документированию культуры и управлению интеллектуальной собственностью для коренных народов Арктического региона.
- Women on Polar Fieldwork - Moving Forward
Women on Polar Fieldwork - Moving ForwardWomen on Arctic Fieldwork from APECS Webinars on Vimeo.
- Reindeer Herders from Sápmi, Yamal and Yakutia will mee...
Reindeer Herders from Sápmi, Yamal and Yakutia will meet for the first time since the pandemic. Huge preparations in YamalIn the framework of the meeting, reindeer herders, Arctic indigenous youth and the Arctic Council SDWG EALLU project contributors will meet for the first time since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic and will have four intensive and rich days to work together
- Arctic Observing Summit 2022: Call for Early Career Co-Chairs
Arctic Observing Summit 2022: Call for Early Career Co-ChairsThe Arctic Observing Summit (AOS) 2022 is inviting Early Career Co-Chairs (ECC) for engaging in the upcoming hybrid AOS, convening 30 March - 1 April 2022, in Tromsø, Norway and online on the theme “Arctic observing at the intersection of health, understanding, and resilience”.
- New Dates Announced: Karthaus Summerschool on Ice Sheets ...
New Dates Announced: Karthaus Summerschool on Ice Sheets and Glaciers in the Climate SystemThe Karthaus Summerschool on Ice Sheets and Glaciers in the Climate System is a 10-day international course that will take place in the South Tirolian town Karthaus 25 May - 3 June 2022. It has place for 36 students and provides them with a thorough introduction into the dynamics of glaciers and ice sheets with a focus on ice-climate interactions. The course is intended for early stage PhD candidates that work in glaciology-related climate[…]
- Model Northern Forum 2021 will start on December 1
Model Northern Forum 2021 will start on December 1We invite everyone interested in the development of Northern regions to participate in the International Model Northern Forum, which will be held online on December 1-2. The Northern Forum is an international non-governmental organization of the northern regions on sustainable development, established on November 8, 1991, in Anchorage, Alaska. The Secretariat is located in Yakutsk, Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Russia. Website of the organization: https://www.northernforum.org Model Northern[…]
- Multidisciplinary field work in Ilulissat Greenland in Septemb...
Multidisciplinary field work in Ilulissat Greenland in September 2021Multidisciplinary group of Nunataryuk researchers headed to Ilulissat Greenland in September to conduct the long waited field work.