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11 October 2021

SPIEF 21 - St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

The 25th edition of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum will be held on 15–18 June 2022.

8 October 2021

Arctic Circle

The Arctic Circle Assembly, the largest annual international gathering on the Arctic, will take place in Reykjavík, October 14-17. This will also be the first big multi- sectorial gathering in Europe to take place since the Covid-19 pandemic began. Over 400 speakers will address more than 100 sessions. Attendance will exceed 1000 participants coming from 50 different countries.

1 October 2021

Perceiving Arctic Change Climate Society Sustainability

On 6th October 2021, AWI (Alfred-Wegener-Institut) and the French Embassy in Germany are hosting an event: Perceiving Arctic Change - Climate, Society, Sustainability.

1 October 2021

ICE Forum 2021, Salekhard

ICE Forum (short for Inspiration. Communication. Efforts) of young leaders of the Arctic Council will be held in Salekhard, Russia on 6-9 December 2021.

27 September 2021

Halldór Jóhannsson is awarded the Walter Hickle medal

Halldór Jóhannsson the Executive Director of is in Yakutsk Siberia working with the Northern Forum that is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

17 September 2021

Komi Republic Russia

International Conference of Chambers of Commerce and Business Associations of Arctic Region will be held in Syktyvkar, Komi Republic, Russia on 23-25 November 2021.

14 September 2021

 Arctic Circle

Due to Covid progress in Iceland the Health Authorities have now allowed a full scale in-person Assembly!

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).