RConnected

Exploring the impact of extractive industries and tourism on socio-ecological dynamics in the Arctic The growth and expansion of resource extraction and tourism industries create ripple environmental effects by changing spatial land use, harvest and the socio-ecological dynamics in the Arctic. Recent studies suggest that the environmental effects may differ substantially between regions depending on…

IndGov

Exploring Indigenous-industry governance interactions in the Arctic as well as environmental impacts and knowledge basis for management. The international emphasis on local knowledge systems in environmental governance (i.e. the IPBES) ┬áis challenging existing systems to develop new ways for solving environmental problems and to assess impacts. Common to several Arctic countries is a need for…

TUNDRA

The Arctic is currently experiencing profound transformations. Rapid climate change in an era of increased globalization is perceived by a range of global actors to be opening up new economic opportunities. These changes are the most apparent drivers in the current debate on Arctic governance. The Arctic is no doubt a wide and open space,…

The Arctic Sustainability Lab

The Arctic is facing tremendous changes through rapid warming and the prospective increase in resource exploitation, commercial activities, globalization and change within social frames. This lab commends that a science is needed that addresses the sustainability challenges arising from global changes by focusing on ecosystems and the welfare of the people living in the Arctic….