Most of the Arctic, like most of the world, is commonly owned. With ownership comes the obligation to manage our resources for the benefit of the total. To do that, we must understand the reality, the richness, and the responsibility of the North.

– Governor Walter J. Hickel, Founder

News & Commentary

30 Jun

Analyzing Arctic Mission Requirements: A View from Denmark

The Ministry of Defense (MOD) of the Kingdom of Denmark recently published a detailed analysis of future MOD missions in the Arctic. You may be asking, why does Denmark care about the...

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17 Jun

Alaska and Maine: Partners in the Future of the Arctic

Written by Ilana Zyatitsky, who is interning at Institute of the North this summer. Ilana is from Anchorage and currently attend Colby College in Maine.

Maine’s location and resources...

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9 Jun

National Security Risks in a Changing Arctic - Council on Foreign Relations Discussion, June 9

On June 9, the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, DC hosted a panel discussion entitled “National Security Risks in a Changing Arctic.” The panel included Ambassador Mark...

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3 Jun

Report on Infrastructure Needs in the U.S. Arctic Released by Transportation Department

On April 15, the U.S. Department of Transportation released “A Ten-Year Prioritization of Infrastructure Needs in the U.S. Arctic.” The report, sent to President Obama, falls under the 2013...

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20 Apr

Arctic Security Update: Security Dreams Meet Fiscal Realities

Over the coming months, in Institute of the North's "In the News" section, we will feature short blogs written by our Fellows. These will focus on their areas of expertise, especially as...

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7 Mar

THOUGHTS FROM ALASKA YOUTH LEADER ALEX JORGENSEN ON TRIP TO NORWAY FOR ARCTIC CONFERENCE

Institute of the North received a grant from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to bring four Alaskan youth leaders to Tromsø, Norway for the 2016 Arctic Frontiers conference held in...

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12 Feb

Thoughts from Alaska Youth Leader Jasmine Woodland on Trip to Norway for Arctic Conference

Institute of the North received a grant from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to bring four Alaskan youth leaders to Tromsø, Norway for the 2016 Arctic Frontiers conference held in...

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11 Feb

Thoughts from Alaska Youth Leader Sarah Stever on Trip to Norway for Arctic Conference

Institute of the North received a grant from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to bring four Alaskan youth leaders to Tromsø, Norway for the 2016 Arctic Frontiers conference held in...

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10 Feb

Thoughts from Alaska Youth Leader Marieana Larsen on Trip to Norway for Arctic Conference

Institute of the North received a grant from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to bring four Alaskan youth leaders to Tromsø, Norway for the 2016 Arctic Frontiers conference held in...

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25 Jan

Executive Summary from Arctic Energy Summit released

The Institute of the North is pleased to announce the release of the 2015 Arctic Energy Summit Executive Summary. Included in the final report is a thematic summary, representative review...

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