16 05 2013
The 8th Ministerial Meeting of the Arctic Council took place yesterday in Kiruna, northern Sweden. The forward-looking statement entitled 'Vision for the Arctic' was adopted at the meeting. The document outlines the Arctic states' and indigenous Permanent Participants' joint vision for the development of the region. Arctic Council States also signed a new, legally-binding Agreement on Cooperation on Marine Oil Pollution Prepared...
31 01 2013
The increase in human activity in the Arctic region, which is driven by the ever increasing demand for decreasing stocks of natural resources (mineral as well as hydrocarbons), has led to a rise in the need for improved management, monitoring and surveillance of the region. The weather conditions may change quickly and dangerously, while the presence of the sea ice poses a risk to ships. For those reasons, the need for frequently updated information has increased. Arctic Frontiers has been ye...
The Institute of the North and Arctic Portal introduce the 2013 Arctic Energy Summit, held in Akureyri, Iceland on 8.-10th October. The conference will address energy extraction, production and transmission in the Arctic as it relates to three thematic areas: richness, resilience and responsibility.
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27.05.2013 - 30.05.2013
CBMP Marine Networks Meeting
27.05.2013 - 02.06.2013
Symposium: The Integration of Archaeological and Ethnographic Research