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20 December 2021

Melting Iceland on CGTN

This weekend the China Global Television Network, America (CGTN-America) aired a news program Full Frame: Melting Iceland on the issues on climate change, its affect on Iceland, and how Icelanders are at the forefront of efforts to fight global warming.

16 December 2021

Indigenous peoples of the North

Video about International workshop on the Arctic Council SDWG EALLU on "Indigenous youth, Food Knowledge and Arctic Change", which was held November 29 - December 03, 2021 in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District (Russia), in the framework of the Senior Arctic Officials' Committee meeting and the Arctic Council plenary meeting in Salekhard.

15 December 2021

Arctic Council Russias Chairsmanship

A seminar on small aircraft aviation in the Arctic was held in Moscow within the framework of the action plan of Russia’s Chairmanship of the Arctic Council, the operator being the Roscongress Foundation.

14 December 2021

Arctic Indigenous Tent Yamal

Explore Yamal, a volunteer expedition to the Yamal tundra, will take place from 10 to 14 December, bringing together 20 volunteers from the Arctic Council member countries. The event is part of the plan for Russia's chairmanship of the Arctic Council in 2021–2023.

8 December 2021

Taste of the Arctic food

On 10-11 December 2021 Moscow will host the Taste of the Arctic International Gastronomic Festival of northern cuisine within the frames of Russia’s Chairmanship of the Arctic Council.

6 December 2021

Snowy Weather in Iceland

The National Weather Services of Denmark, Iceland, Ireland and The Netherlands are joining forces to jointly operate a new supercomputer and to bring significant advancements to short-term weather forecasting services.

3 December 2021

Louise Calais Senior Arctic Official, Sweden

Salekhard, 2 December 2021. The first Senior Arctic Officials’ (SAO) plenary meeting during the Russian Chairmanship has just concluded in Salekhard and on screens across Arctic States and Observer countries.

3 December 2021

10th International Arctic Shipping Seminar 2021

Due to unprecedented circumstances of COVID-19, the Korean Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries is going to have a live-streaming conference this year, and all the sessions will be streamed live on YouTube.

1 December 2021

Four Seat Sea Plane

Experts 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 the use of unmanned aircraft, and coordinate search and rescue between Arctic countries.

24 November 2021

Arctic Council Russias Chairsmanship

A 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 Foundation.

23 November 2021

Arctic Yearbook 2021

 The Arctic Yearbook 2021,  is now available on the Arctic Portal or at

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 hosted by the with exceptional contribution from its qualified team members Aevar and Fanney -

19 November 2021

ARCUS logoThe 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 begin in January 2022.