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18 August 2021

A cave lion cub named Sparta found preserved in Siberias permafrost

Surprisingly well-preserved frozen mummy of a cave lion cub found in the Siberian swamp three years ago turned out to be about 28 thousand years old. This is reported in the latest issue of the scientific journal Quaternary.

12 August 2021

 Climate Change 2021 report cover

On 9th August 2021, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its first update on the physical science of climate change since 2013.

21 July 2021

Special Issue - The Ice Ocean Boundary

The Journal of Marine Science and Engineering (JMSE) is calling for contributions to the special issue "The Ice-Ocean Boundary". Deadline for manuscript submissions is 31 December 2021. The special issue editors are Dr. Mark D. Orzech and Dr. Jie Yu.

20 July 2021

ARICE newsletter for July 2021

The EU funded project ARICE has published a newsletter highlighting its recent and upcoming activities.

8 July 2021

Satellite images of fires in Siberia - Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)

Nasa Earth Observatory recently published satellite images of large clouds of smoke enveloping the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). According to the data around 250 fires have been burning in the area for weeks but recently they exploded in size. Estimated size of the area burning is 5720 square kilometers (2,210 square miles).

7 July 2021

Arctic Circle 2021

The 2021 Arctic Circle Assembly will be held in the traditional way as an in-person event October 14-17. Registration will open in August. More information will be published soon on the arcticcircle.org website.

18 June 2021

Routledge Taylor & Francis Group

Supply сhain operations in the Arctic: A multiple-perspective approach towards sustainable development

15 June 2021

The Northern Forum

The fifth Arctic Business Relations Circle Zoom call, organized in cooperation between the Northern Forum and ArKtiKa Company LLC. in Alaska, will be held tomorrow, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 between 9:00am-11:00am Alaska Standard Time.

10 June 2021

3rd Arctic Science Ministerial - ASM3

The 3rd Arctic Science Ministerial under the name Knowledge For A Sustainable Arctic was held in Tokyo on 08-09 May 2021,  co-organized by the Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science and Culture and the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.

21 May 2021

Arctic Council Map Logo

Yesterday, May 20, at the Arctic Council's Ministerial Meeting the Icelandic Minister of Foreign Affairs, Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson gave an address at the beginning of the meeting, where he discussed the Icelandic Chairmanship for the last two years.

19 May 2021

Mika Riipi new Chair of Northern Forum

During the 14th Northern Forum General Assembly held on 28-29 April 2021 in Naryan-Mar (Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Russia), the Governor of Lapland (Finland) Mika Riipi was elected the new Chair of the Northern Forum.

19 May 2021

Arctic Economic Council

An article on “How the Arctic Economic Council is Creating Connections in the Arctic” by Mads Qvist Frederiksen, the Director of the Arctic Economic Council was recently published in the Arctic Circle Journal.