European tourism sector urges measures to mitigate COVID-19 impact

By |marec 17th, 2020|Arctic circle, coronavirus, COVID-19, Economy, Italy, News, Norway, Spain, tourism|

Europe's tourism industry is bracing itself for an economic impact that could potentially push several countries into recession, as a result of the ongoing coronavirus crisis on the continent.

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Norway’s ‘northernmost Chinatown’ eyes Beijing’s Arctic investments

By |januar 30th, 2020|Arctic circle, Belt and Road Initiative, China, News, Northern Sea Route, Norway|

Each year, during the Lunar New Year celebrations, a small Arctic Chinatown takes shape near Norway's border with Russia and Finland. It's an indication of how China, though a non-Arctic state, is increasingly eyeing opportunities in the region.

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China vs. USA in Greenland: The EU needs to step up its engagement

By |september 5th, 2019|Arctic circle, arctic policy, Donald Trump, European Union, Greenland, Mike Pompeo, News|

US President Donald Trump’s interest in purchasing Greenland was primarily treated as a joke. In fact, the US is right to see the strategic importance of Greenland and the Arctic. The EU should be no less serious about this vital geostrategic space, write André Gattolin and Damien Degeorges.

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Avoid politicising Arctic issues, expert warns

By |februar 8th, 2019|Arctic circle, Arctic Council, arctic policy, China, Finland, News, Norway, Russia, security and defence|

The Arctic has so far been largely conflict-free. If this ever changes, it will probably be the result of a spillover from other parts of the world, Arctic expert Svein Rottem told EURACTIV.com in an interview, in which he spoke about Arctic governance and the EU’s role in the region.

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Arctic nations bet on ‘blue economy’ to reconcile climate, development goals

By |januar 24th, 2019|Arctic, Arctic circle, Arctic Council, arctic policy, Arctic region, blue economy, Climate Change, fisheries, News, Norway|

From global warming to over- and illegal fishing, the ocean on which Arctic communities are so heavily dependent is under threat like never before, delegates heard at the Arctic conference in Tromsø, Norway.

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