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

Top of the World Telegraph Vol. 8 Issue 19

In this week's issue of the Top of the World Telegraph:

  1. Ms. Danielle Labonte, Program Chair for the "Knowledge to Action" theme of the IPY 2012 Conference and Adjunct Professor & Fellow for Circumpolar Policy and Capacity Building at Queen’s University offers her reflections in turning Knowledge into Action.
  2. Ms. Jocelyn Joe-Strack, 2010 Jane Glassco Arctic Fellow at the Walter & Duncan Gordon Foundation offers an observations and insights from her experience at IPY 2012 in Montreal.

  3. Save the Date! Next week PNWER Arctic Caucus Forum 2012 on May 17-19, 2012 in Whitehorse, Yukon - Click here to learn more!

In This Week’s Highlights features:

  • Eye of the Arctic’s Mia Bennett offers a beneficial piece examining the geopolitical and environmental risks for companies to operate in the Arctic.
  • Barents Observer’s Atle Staalesen examines the landmark agreement between Statoil and Rosneft.
  • In celebration of IPY 2012, don’t miss the Arctic Portal’s examination of International Polar Year ‘s history and progress.
  • Get analysis on the threats and opportunities of Arctic energy development from Mr. Andrew Holland, Senior Fellow for Energy and Climate Policy at American Security Project.
  • Learn more about the opportunities and risks in the shifting Arctic from Charlene Porter, staff writer at the U.S. Dept. of State’s Bureau of International Information Programs (IPP).

Check out Around the Arctic to learn about the necessity to study the national security implications of climate change, get updated on Law of the Sea, stay informed of the recent Nordic Foreign Ministers meeting in Stavanger, don’t miss Mika Mered’s latest piece on the coming Arctic Century, get in-depth coverage on   China’s Arctic interests, get the results of Canada’s $10m experiment in High Arctic complex surveillance system technology, recognize the economic correlations between the EU and Canada, get introduced to the world's newest icebreaker Shell’s Aiviq – and much more!

Get an insiders view into the most current Arctic issues and matters from leading energy and policy experts!

In this week issue, get the latest on climate change from the Govt. of Norway’s recent white paper on climate change, Dr. Jian Junbo (Institute of International Studies at Fudan University)’s coverage of China’s Arctic interests, discover and examine the geopolitical Arctic migration from Mika Mered’s (Columbia Political Review), don't miss the Chronicle of Higher Education series of articles on the politics of climate science, Alison Weisburger (the Arctic Institute) assessment of Arctic Fibre’s symbolic undersea fiber-optic project, and a far more only in Top of the World Telegraph – Your Weekly Source for Arctic News!

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