Finnish authorities are confident that the current migrant situation is orchestrated by the Russian side. The Kremlin voiced regret about Finland’s decision to close the checkpoints and rejected Finnish authorities’ claims that Russia has encouraged the influx of migrants at the border to punish Finland for joining NATO
There is a growing number of research showing that global warming, caused by climate change, is having a significant impact on the Arctic. A huge amount of research reports that the Arctic has warmed nearly four times faster than the rest of the world over the past 43 years.
Considering how huge need for cargo transportation is today, including in the northern regions, we believe that maglev is a promising technology, which could facilitate regional development, commented Sergei Smirnov, general director of the Maglevtech company, in an interview with Monocle
The Arctic is one of the most fossil fuel affluent areas in the world that have yet to be discovered and exploited. In parallel, we’re now facing increasing needs for safety and security as a result of increasing transportation across the Arctic
In mid-October 2023, the US adopted the Implementation Plan for the National Strategy for the Arctic Region (NSARIP)
India’s Arctic Policy holds significant importance in the context of the nation’s expanding global presence. The growing India-Nordic relations play a key role in advancing this policy, highlighting India’s strategic commitment to the Arctic region
There is a clear association between rising temperatures and cyclone formation in the Arctic
Dare we say it, the "light at the end of the tunnel" is visible concerning plans for the development of the Northern Sea Route. Recently, the Russian authorities have announced scenarios for the NSR, ranging from most ambitious to the realistic one.
Russia is working jointly with foreign partners to build railway lines from Central Siberia towards the south of the country, towards China, Mongolia and the ports of the Indian and Pacific oceans
About 30 percent of commercially fished waters are now classified as 'overfished.'
Research findings revealed a crucial role of biological particles, including pollen, spores, and bacteria, in the formation of ice within Arctic clouds, Stockholm University’s press office reports
Arctic blue carbon potential is one of understudied carbon removal pathways. In comparison with green carbon stored in the biosphere, blue carbon can be found at the mouths of rivers, in coastal water bodies, deep-water areas and on the shelf.
The adoption of new guidelines is vital for the Arctic Council as the council's main work takes place within the working groups and the expert groups
The OECD estimates that around 90% of global trade is carried by sea and handled by ports. The Statista shows that the volume of global seaborne trade has increased significantly between 1990 and 2021, from 4 to 11 billion tons of goods loaded in ports worldwide
Scientists found the oldest traces of Homo sapiens in the Arctic, dated back 40,000 years
Efficient and sustainable development of the Arctic and its technologies is one of the key national priorities of the Russian Federation
The bear most often perceives a person as a potential threat and tries to avoid encounters with humans. However, hunger and curiosity can provoke a predator to interact with people
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