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18 May 2022

Northern Sustainable Development Forum 2022

Northern Sustainable Development Forum (the Forum) is a permanent international expert platform for discussing the issues and prospects of sustainable development of the Arctic and the North.

18 May 2022

Plastic in the ocean

Ocean bound plastic is plastic waste that is headed toward our oceans. The term “ocean bound plastic” was popularized by Jenna Jambeck, Ph.D., a professor from the University of Georgia. In 2015, she and a team of researchers estimated the amount of plastic waste entering the ocean from land.

12 May 2022

Arctic Basecamp

It's finally time. The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum is taking place May 22 to 26 in Davos, Switzerland, and Arctic Basecamp will be there. This will be their fourth edition camping in front of the majestic Berghotel Schatzalp to press the urgency of the Arctic crisis.

11 May 2022

Advances in Polar Science vol 32 cover

The journal Advances in Polar Science is inviting people to submit manuscripts to their special issue entitled “Observations and simulations of Greenland ice sheet melting”.

10 May 2022

World Data System

World Data System is looking for papers for their session, "AI & Reproducibility, Repeatability, and Replicability" at the upcoming SciDataCon, part of International Data Week in Seoul, Korea and online (20-23 June 2022).

22 April 2022

Rasmus Gjedssø Bertelsen

Dr. Rasmus Gjedssø Bertelsen has been selected as the 2022-2023 Nansen Professor in Arctic studies at the University of Akureyri.

22 April 2022

Arctic Risk Platform

Every day is Earth Day. But today in particular, it’s an important reminder of the alarm call from the Arctic.

8 April 2022

Windmill - Women and clean energy

The clean energy industry has been historically male-dominated with only a handful of women working in clean energy fields. But many hope to open the doors for the next generation to break into cutting-edge industries.

5 April 2022

Arctic Circle

The Arctic Circle Mission Council on the GlobalArctic invites you to the first-ever Arctic Circle Webcast Session to discuss international cooperation in the Arctic to increase security in the area.

5 April 2022

High North Dialogue 2022

"Dialogue is more important than ever", says Frode Mellemvik, the director of the High North Center. The High North Dialogue conference will therefore take place as planned on April 6 and 7.

28 March 2022

Vladimir Vasilev at the tv show Just Delicious

The NF Executive Director Vladimir Vasilev was invited to take part in the Yakutian TV show.

‘Prosto vkusno’ (‘Just delicious’) TV show appeared in the Sakha National Broadcast Company’s schedule a couple of years ago, with Petr Tsypandin, a famous entrepreneur and investor, as its host and Dmitry Argunov as a producer. The original idea of the show was to invite hunting and fishing enthusiasts to share their personal experiences and interesting stories and to answer the questions of concern from the republic’s residents while cooking the game.