Arctic stakeholders puzzled about EU’s engagement in the region

By |januar 30th, 2020|Arctic, EU Arctic policy, News, Ursula von der Leyen, Virginijus Sinkevičius|

Three years after the EU adopted its Arctic Policy, it is preparing work on a new strategy document. But countries in the region are confused about what the bloc really wants. Last December, the Council of Ministers under Finnish leadership,...

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A new political ‘Arctic paradox’ emerges as economy, ecology seek balance

By |januar 28th, 2020|Arctic, News|

As the world pushes for stronger climate measures to stop the destruction of the Arctic, many countries are also keen to take advantage of the region's new opportunities in shipping, mining, drilling and security.

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Russia’s Rosneft-led Arctic oil project requires $157 billion of investment

By |oktober 28th, 2019|Arctic, foreign investment, News, oil, Rosneft, Russia|

A ambitious new Arctic oil project led by Russia’s top oil producer Rosneft will require about 10 trillion roubles ($157 billion) of investment, Russia’s deputy energy minister Pavel Sorokin told reporters.

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Thinning of the Arctic “unprecedented for at least 1,000 years” – IPCC report

By |september 26th, 2019|Antarctica, Arctic, climate, ice caps, IPCC, News, ocean, oceans, report, sea ice, sea-level rise|

The Arctic has lost around 12.8% of its surface area every decade between 1979 and 2018, which is "likely unprecedented for at least 1,000 years" and could shrink even more if no action is taken, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Chan...

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Trump cancels Denmark visit after PM refuses to sell Greenland to US

By |avgust 21st, 2019|Arctic, Donald Trump, Greenland, News|

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday (20 August) called off a visit to Denmark scheduled for early September after the country’s prime minister rebuffed his idea of purchasing Greenland.

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Pompeo: Russia is ‘aggressive’ in Arctic, China’s work there also needs watching

By |maj 7th, 2019|Arctic, Arctic Council, China, Finland, Mike Pompeo, News, Nicolás Maduro, Russia, Venezuela|

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday (6 May) that Russia is behaving aggressively in the Arctic and China’s actions there had to be watched closely as well, amid growing divisions in the polar region over global warming and access to minerals.

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New treaty bans commercial fishing in the Arctic for 16 years

By |februar 15th, 2019|Arctic, arctic ocean, Biodiversity, fishing, News, unregulated fishing|

The EU and nine other countries approved an international deal on Thursday (14 February), set to protect an area of the Arctic high seas from unregulated commercial fishing. The agreement aims to reduce the environmental impact of commercial fishing by banning it for 16 years as agreed by the EU and other countries.

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Trans-Europe Express – Songs about land and ice

By |februar 1st, 2019|Arctic, Council of Europe, Finland, human rights, indigenous people, News, Norway, sami|

Northern Europe's indigenous Arctic people battle to maintain traditions as their culture and age-old way of life is increasingly threatened by climate change and globalisation.

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Antibiotic resistance, a threat crossing borders

By |januar 31st, 2019|anti-microbial resistance, Arctic, News, seabirds|

The rapid spread of antibiotic resistant bacteria via birds could compromise the effectiveness of many anti-infective drugs. EURACTIV France’s media partner, the Journal de l’environnement reports.

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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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