Arctic and International Relations

Arctic and International Relations is a Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies (JSIS)-wide initiative, led by the Canadian Studies Center to address the Arctic as an emerging global region and actor on the world stage.
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Jackson School News: Arctic and International Relations

Ships and Ice Don’t Mix

August 9, 2017

Posted by: monick


Imagine sailing on a vast open ocean with 100 miles between you and the closest small community. Help is sometimes days away, a terrifying prospect given the harsh and unforgiving

No PAME No Gain for Indigenous Groups

August 7, 2017

Posted by: monick


We all know the Arctic is melting. What is not clear is whether indigenous rights are disappearing alongside it. The retreating ice has attracted interest as new shipping routes and

Protecting the Polar Seaways

July 24, 2017

Posted by: monick

Arctic shipping

When most people think about sailing, they dream about cruising on a sleek sailboat in warm, crystal-blue waters with the sun on their faces and not a care in the