in this issue:
The New North
– Mike Sfraga
This introduction provides context to the rapidly shifting dynamics since our last Arctic issue.
U.S. Engagement in the Arctic, Present and Future
– Senator Lisa Murkowski
Investing in the Arctic will strengthen U.S. security, our economy, and more.
Maine and the Global Arctic
– Senator Angus King
Cooperation and competition in a changing Arctic region.
The New North is the Global Arctic
– Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson
From growing investments and attention from world superpowers to global energy needs, to tourism, the Arctic is more global in nature than it's ever been.
Greenland at the Center of a Changing Arctic
– Prime Minister Múte B. Egede
From addressing climate change to Indigenous rights, and more, Greenland is poised to lead the new Arctic and take a more prominent position on the world stage.
Arctic Conservation in the Hands of Indigenous Peoples
– Victoria Qutuuq Buschman
Practicing conservation in more equitable and meaningful ways without sacrificing important end goals.
Arctic Youth and the Anthropocene
– Michaela Stith
In this digital experience, the Polar Institute’s Michaela Stith – an emerging Arctic leader in her own right – brings us prescient perspectives from Arctic youth.
Safeguarding Traditional Indigenous Knowledge
– Aishwarya Jagani
Nurturing the next generation of reindeer herders.
Reducing Risks in the Arctic During a Time of Increased Volatility
– Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod
With new opportunities come new challenges, including a dramatically changed security environment.
The Rising Importance of Non-Arctic States in the Arctic
– Evan T. Bloom
In the Arctic, an area of the planet experiencing rapid environmental change, there is increasing justification for international collaboration. We provide a primer.
The World Needs the Arctic and the Arctic Needs People
– Mads Qvist Frederiksen
As interest in the Arctic grows, so do economic opportunities and the need for people to nurture them.
Setting Our Sights by the Northern Lights
– Melody Schreiber
Struggles and solutions from the Arctic’s pandemic experience.