News & Press Releases
3 July 2020
According to the newsprovider ArcticToday a group of Sámi reindeer herders intend to seek legal action against the owners of what is to be that country’s largest wind farm for violating their rights by hindering reindeer migration between winter and summer feeding grounds.
23 June 2020
On June 22, 2020, a meeting of the Committee of Regional Coordinators of the Northern Forum International Organization of Northern Regions was held.
22 June 2020
The head of the Rosatom State Corporation, Alexei Likhachev, reported to Russian President Vladimir Putin that in 2019, the volume of traffic along the Northern Sea Route amounted to 5.5 million tons, and in 2020 it could exceed 30 million tons.
12 June 2020
Today, on June 12, is the National Day of Russia or as locally called Den Rossii (Russia Day) an occasion for many Russians to demonstrate national pride. On this day in 1990, Russia became an independent nation following the official adoption of the Declaration of Sovereignty of the Russian Federation, which was then followed by the establishment of the national anthem and flag.
7 May 2020
The report Moving a Conference from Iceland to Zoom gathers best practices and lessons learned from moving and hosting the Arctic Science Summit Week 2020 (ASSW2020) online.
27 April 2020
Rosneft Oil Company has launched the implementation of a programme to assess the sustainability of the Arctic ecosystems based on research on key Arctic animal species in the Russian Federation. By 2023, Rosneft will conduct eight expeditions to the Laptev, Barents and Kara Seas.
17 April 2020
The Icepot is a series of podcasts about polar science and the people managed and produced by Kirstin Werner and Sara Pasqualetto from the International Coordination Office of the Year of Polar Prediction (YOPP). The IcePod is the official YOPP Podcast and will feature people involved in MOSAiC, the Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate.
26 March 2020
The Arctic Science Summit Week 2020 will be held online from 27 March to 2 April 2020. You can find some useful information on the event and how to join different parts on the RANNIS website https://en.rannis.is/news/the-arctic-science-summit-week-updated-program