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Covid-19: The Arctic Experience

Covid-19 is a global pandemic, a shock with wide-ranging implications. The longer-term implications remain unclear. However, we’ve already learned that we are not all imp...
10 May 2021
Credit: IISD/ENB Kiara Worth

On the heels of persistent pollutants

Persistent organic pollutants have been on the radar of the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) for a long time.
10 May 2021
Evenki reindeer herder is making traditional Evenki bread – tupa. Neryungri District, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Russia. Credit: Yuri Kokovin

EALLU and Arctic Indigenous Peoples´ Food Systems

The Role of Traditional Knowledge for Sustainable Development
10 May 2021
Northern lights at Kirkufell, Iceland. CREDIT: NICK PANDEVONIUM

Towards a Sustainable Arctic

The Icelandic Chairmanship (2019-2021) in review.
10 May 2021
Radiation emergency exercise at Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation Centre, Russia Credit: ERC Rosatom

Are we prepared for a radiation incident in the Arctic?

A look into the Radiation Expert Group and its collaborative approach to radiation risks and incidents
10 May 2021
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Changing the narrative: Addressing suicide through storytelling

Bringing an Inuit perspective on mental wellness to the Sustainable Development Working Group
10 May 2021

Tackling waste pollution in the Arctic with community empowerment

How the Saami Council engaged with communities to remove waste and reclaim land
10 May 2021
Credit: Kystverket / Rune Bergstrøm

From Risk to Rescue

A collaborative project with the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators explored the potential role of cruise vessels as first responders in oil spill events
10 May 2021
credit: Linnea Nordström

Youth shaping the Arctic

Arctic Indigenous youth leadership through Permanent Participants’ Youth Network
10 May 2021
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Mercury from outside the Arctic is polluting the region

A look at current trends, concerns and future action
10 May 2021
All tourism vessel traffic in 2019, cruise and passenger ships.

As Arctic marine tourism increases, how can we ensure it’s sustainable?

A look into Arctic tourism trends and local guideline development
10 May 2021
Malinda Bruce

What It Means To Be Gwich’in

"Being Gwich’in means strength and resilience, a strength that is not only physical, but spiritual and has been passed down from my ancestors before me."
10 May 2021
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Navigating the future of Arctic shipping

What an increase in Arctic shipping means for the region
10 May 2021
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Out of the Limelight

The view of the Arctic Council's founding, from the media
10 May 2021
Lloyd Pikok / Arctic Council Secretariat

Life in one of the fastest-warming places on Earth

A dive into the societal impacts of Arctic warming
10 May 2021

Winners of the Pathways Photo Contest

In connection with the launch of Pathways, the Arctic Council hosted a photo contest, inviting people across the Arctic and beyond to share what the Arctic looks like thr...
10 May 2021
Geothermal Power Station, Iceland Credit: iStock / DieterMeyrl

Green energy shift in the Arctic

Act short-term, gain long-term
10 May 2021

A seat at the table – How Arctic Indigenous peoples negotiated their Permanent Participant status

The status of “Permanent Participants” is unique in international cooperation. The Arctic Council was the first (and so far only) intergovernmental forum to accredit Indi...
10 May 2021
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Reflections on the Past and Future of the Arctic Council

Happy Birthday to the Arctic Council! On the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Council’s founding under the Ottawa Declaration, the international community has the opportun...
10 May 2021
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May
20 May 2021
Ministerial Meeting Reykjavik/Online
June
17 Jun 2021
SDWG Executive Meeting Moscow, Russian Federation
29 Jun-30 Jun 2021
SAO Executive Meeting Moscow, Russian Federation
September
27 Sep-01 Oct 2021
Cryosphere, Climate and Water in a Warming World Reykjavík, Iceland
November
23 Nov-25 Nov 2021
SAO Plenary Salekhard, Russian Federation
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