Wildfires don’t respect territorial boundary lines

The Arctic is experiencing its worst wildfire season on record, affecting the environment and communities in the circumpolar North and beyond. Amongst the most affected are people in the Gwich’in territories in Alaska. They face a future of...

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Interview with Magnús Jóhannesson, the Special Coordinator on Plastics

Magnús Jóhannesson is the Council’s designated special coordinator on plastics, marine litter. In this interview, the former Director of the Arctic Council Secretariat speaks about the plastics issue in the Arctic, the Arctic Council’s efforts to...

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New Observer: The International Maritime Organization

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) was granted Arctic Council Observer status at the 11th Ministerial meeting in Rovaniemi, Finland, in May 2019. IMO is the United Nations specialized agency responsible for safety and security of...

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Arctic Council Tweets

Arctic Council RT @IcelandArctic: In Iceland, 56 out of 300 recorded glaciers, have been lost since the turn of the century. Of these Ok is by far the…
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Arctic Council We asked @AMAP_Arctic Chair Anders Turesson about some of the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme's project… https://t.co/4FkCNOoeNR
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SAO Chair Tweets

Einar Gunnarsson RT @ArcticCouncil: Application deadline is approaching for 4 interesting positions at the Arctic Council Secretariat: 👉@EPPR_Arctic execu…
August 6, 2019
Einar Gunnarsson 🔥Fire has long been a useful land management tool, even in the North, but wildfires in the Arctic are a more recen… https://t.co/1GXEOy8JMG
August 1, 2019
Einar Gunnarsson IceArctic highlights differences between Antarctica & the Arctic. 🌎 apart yet common to both are: melting ice,… https://t.co/tPnY10ZeXl
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