POLAR-PALOOZA Visits Anchorage

Tue, Apr 22, 2008
In honor of the International Polar Year 2007-2008, a coordinated campaign of research in polar science, an exciting national educational tour on global climate change is coming this May to the Anchorage Museum of History and Art (AMHA) and the University of Alaska Museum of the North (UAMN).

The Uarctic Regional BCS Office for the Nordic-Barents Region at Bodø University College was officialy opened with a public opening seminar and signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Arctic and Bodø University College today, April 21 2008.  The MOU was signed by the Rector of Bodø Univer...

The Aboriginal Policy Research Network, Office of the Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians at Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, invites the submission of proposals for papers. The papers will be published in partnership with the Institute On Governance as part of the Aboriginal Policy Research Papers series.

The International Institute for Sustainable Development has released it's April 2008 edition of the Arctic Future Newsletter. The Newsletter features a number of contribution from past Circumpolar Young Leaders, IISD's internship opportunity for young Canadian Northerners.

The Arctic Coastal Dynamics (ACD) project will convene a workshop to explore development of a coastal erosion model, specific to permafrost-dominated coasts. The workshop will take place on Saturday, 28 June 2008, immediately preceding the Ninth International Conference on Permafrost (NICOP), at the International Arctic Resea...

On March 25, 2008 in Yakutsk State University (Yakutsk, Sakha Republic) there was conducted a conference-seminar of students who were on exchange with the north2north Student Mobility program offered by the University of the Arctic in the Fall 2007 term.

"The Riksgränsen Declaration represents a boost to joint Nordic efforts to face up to the challenges posed by globalisation," it emerged from a press conference featuring the five prime ministers and the Secretary General of the Nordic Council of Ministers after the Nordic ”Davos Meeting” in Riksgränsen.

The University Centre of the West Fjords is pleased to offer a master's program in Coastal and Marine Management commencing in the Fall of 2008. The Program prepares students to engage with one of the most compelling and important subjects today: natural resource management and utilization.