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11 December 2020

Yule Lads at Dimmuborgir, Mývatn

It is that time of the year again. Christmas is approaching and that means the Yule lads are again on the prowl! 

Our last year's coverage of their adventures and habits has received great attention. Thus, we decided that the Arctic Portal should honour them again with media coverage.

10 December 2020

Arctic Economic Council director Mads Qvist Frederiksen

The Arctic Economic Council (AEC) has hired a new director, Mads Qvist Frederiksen. He will take over from Anu Fredrikson in the beginning of 2021.

9 December 2020

Arctic Report Card 2020

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has published its 15th Arctic Report Card that has been issued annually for the past 15 years. The report card is compiled by 133 scientists from 15 countries based on compilation of original, peer-reviewed environmental observations and analyses of the Arctic and its weather, climate, oceanic and land conditions.

8 December 2020

Radiolaire libre de droits pour utilisation non commerciale Christian Sardet Noé Sardet Chroniques du plancton Fondation Tara Océan cr

On December 12, 2020 the schooner Tara will set sail on a new major scientific expedition. The sailing laboratory will travel 70,000 km in the South Atlantic, along the South American and African coasts and as far as Antarctica for nearly two years. The mission involves 72 research institutions from around the world. They will study the ocean’s most fundamental fabric — the microbiome — to understand the functioning of this ecosystem in a context of ongoing global change.

7 December 2020

International Arctic Forum - State Policy in the Arctic

The key topics in the media digest of the International Arctic Forum ‘Economic Development of the Arctic’ from November 2020 where: Northern sea route, international relations, defense and security and tourism in the Arctic.

6 December 2020

2020 Arctic Partnership Week

2020 KOREA Arctic Partnership Week will be held as an On-Line VIRTUAL EVENT 7th to 11th of December.

2 December 2020

Inuit Literature

A new cultural website on Inuit Literature has recently been opened at the initiative of the International Laboratory for Research on Images of the North, Winter and the Arctic, and thanks to the work and collaboration of many individuals.

1 December 2020

Mapping Arctic Research in Iceland

The report Mapping Arctic Research in Iceland has been published in cooperation between The Icelandic Centre for Research, Stefansson Arctic Institute and the Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network.

23 November 2020

Days of Arctic and Antarctic in Moscow

The Federal Arctic Forum "Arctic Days in Moscow" will be held on the 25-27th of November, 2020.

11 November 2020

Arctic Yearbook 2020 - Climate Change and the Arctic: Global Origins, Regional Responsibilities?

The COVID-19 pandemic supports the importance of scientific research & its applications, digitalization, distance-learning /-working, and open access material for knowledge-building, such as the Arctic Yearbook, when trying to solve global crises & wicked problems.

4 November 2020

Alexander Krutikov

According to the newsprovider TASS Major economic projects will be implemented in almost all regions that are part of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation.

21 October 2020

White Paper on European Polar Infrastructure Access and Interoperability

EU-PolarNet came to its end in June 2020. The consortium has now concluded by introducing the first fully co-designed European Polar Research Programme in addition to publishing two white papers: A white paper on European Infrastructure Access and Interoperability and a White Paper on Status of Stakeholder Engagement in Polar Research.