A  web·guide to sustainable development, conservation & the glocal environment




Arctic Cycle

     · “...uses storytelling and live performance to foster dialogue about our global climate crisis, create

       an empowering vision of the future, and inspire people to take action.”

Arctic Portal

    · Arctic Portal Library

Arctic Report


     · Wikipedia entry

News & periodicals

Arctic @ News Deeply

The Circle

Eye on the Arctic @ Radio Canada International

High North News


Land conservation

Pleistocene Park [Siberia, Russia]

Institutions ~ International & governmental

Arctic Council

     · An intergovernmental panel that serves as a means of communication and cooperation

          among 8 Arctic states, 6 indigenous communities as "permanent participants," and 6 Working &

        expert groups, and observers.

     · The 1991 Arctic Environmental Protection Strategy (AEPS) was the predecessor to the Arctic

        Council (see Wikipedia article). 

International Maritime Organization (IMO)

     International Code For Ships Operating In Polar Waters (polar Code)


     Arctic Program     


Institutions ~ Indigenous

Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC)

Institutions ~ Networks

Arctic Circle

     · “...the largest network of international dialogue and cooperation on the future of the Arctic

       and our Planet. It is an open democratic platform with participation from governments,

       organizations, corporations, universities, think tanks, environmental associations, indigenous

       communities, concerned citizens, and others. It is nonprofit and nonpartisan.”

Arctic NGO Forum

Institutions ~ Research

Alfred Wegener Institute

Arctic Center @ University of Lapland

Arctic Initiative @ Harvard Belfer Center

Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program (AMAP)

     · Provides maps and graphics keeping up with the warming of the Arctic as well as problematic

          areas needing extra attention. It also provides regular news updates on the status of the Arctic,

          as well as on important legislation issues surrounding the Arctic. 

Arctic Governance Project

     · Link defunct; see here.

Fletcher Arctic Initiative

ICESCAPE Arctic Sea Ice Mission

     · Archived site for "Impacts of Climate on Ecosystems and Chemistry of the Arctic Pacific Environment"

Insitute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR)

International Arctic Research Center

Melnikov Permafrost Institute

Polar Ocean Physics Group

Water and Environmental Research Center @ University of Alaska at Fairbanks

Institutions ~ NGOs

WWF Arctic Programme

     The Circle


Randall Hyman's Arctic Oracles

The Arctic

Contents of this page:

     · Information

       · News & periodicals

         · Land conservation

           · Institutions

                  ~ International & governmental

                  ~ Indigenous

                  ~ Networks

                  ~ Research

                  ~ NGOs

             · Photography

For information on the Alaska-Yukon Arctic border region, see the Canada-USA transborder page.

Arctic yearbook
Arctic report card