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Actors and patterns of cooperation and conflict
Russia, Norway and the High North - Past, Present, Future
The United States in the 21 Century Arctic
Defining an Interest: The European Union and the High North
The Power of Energy
Law of the Sea and Ocean Governance
Climate Change and Environmental Protection
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Nature with Special issue on the Arctic

The internationally renowned weekly journal Nature recently published a special issue on the Arctic. Two Geopolitics in the High North associated researchers contributed.

 

In its special issue published 13 October 2011, Nature considers several aspects of the changing Arctic. As the introduction states:

“This week, Nature examines how these changes are affecting scientific access to the north (see page 174), and what scientists should do to keep Arctic development green (see page 179) and peaceful (see page 180). Some are calling for international regulations to safeguard the environment as ship traffic increases (see page 157). Both research and development need to consider the views of local peoples, and scientists are learning how to do so (see page 182). Locals can provide insight into environmental changes; scientists might help them to be heard.”

 

Geopolitics in the High North associated individuals Professor Lawson Brigham and Professor Oran Young are two of the contributors. Young's article Governance: A peaceful Arctic is available for subscribers and for purchase. Brigham’s article Marine protection in the Arctic cannot wait  is available for free. 


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