Tiksi in Russia, Nome in the US, and Kirkenes in Norway are three socially and culturally different Arctic coastal communities. Still, in this post I argue, that their colonial histories as well as present-day identities and development plans share a...Read More
Experiencing Environmental Change through Walking and TalkingThe event is co-organized by APRI board member Gertrude Saxinger On 03.05.2023 at 18:00 CEST there will be an event co-organized by APRI member Gertrude Saxinger at the Institute of Political Science/University of Vienna...Read More
“I think we also need to think about who Longyearbyen is for. Is it meant to be pretty for tourists? Practical for industry? For the people who live here?” “You don’t have an upper class and a lower class but...Read More
'For a scientist working in polar regions, the COVID pandemic feels like moving a penguin into a tropical rainforest - simply a paradox situation.' A metaphor used by Dr. Birgit Sattler to describe the present time. As the world was...Read More
Picture: © Christoph Ruhsam | www.pure-landscapes.net English ПОДЕЛИТЕСЬ ИДЕЯМИ И ОПЫТОМ О совместной работе представителей коренных народов и ученых в исследовательских проектах. Мы приглашаем коренные народы и других стейкхолдеров в области арктических исследований поделиться своим мнением, опытом, критикой и...Read More
by Renate Degen / Since summer 2018 the Arctic Traits Database – the first database to provide detailed ecological information on organisms inhabiting the Arctic sea floor – is online and freely accessible. The corresponding paper was published in February 2019 in the Journal Earth Systems Science Data.