A precautionary approach to fisheries in the Central Arctic Ocean: Policy, science, and China

In recent years, up to 40% of the central Arctic Ocean has been ice-free in summer. This open water makes access possible for ordinary vessels, including fishing boats. Participation would strengthen China's interest in Arctic affairs in a cooperative fashion, in contrast to a perception that China is interested solely in extracting Arctic resources and is thus a competitor with Arctic states.

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RIAC Discusses Prospects for Russia-Chinа Cooperation in Arctic

The Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) held a roundtable on the theme “The Arctic Dimension of Eurasian Integration” on 19 April 2016. The key speech was delivered by Professor Guo Peiqing, the Executive Director of the Institute of Polar Law and Policy of the Ocean University of China. The speech focused on China’s interests and the foundations of its strategy in the Arctic as well as the role of the Arctic region in the implementation of integration initiatives in Eurasia.

POP Website now is available

POP website now is available.

RIAC Discusses Prospects for Russia-Chinа Cooperation in Arctic

The Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) held a roundtable on the theme “The Arctic Dimension of Eurasian Integration” on 19 April 2016. The key speech was delivered by Professor Guo Peiqing, the Executive Director of the Institute of Polar Law and Policy of the Ocean University of China. The speech focused on China’s interests and the foundations of its strategy in the Arctic as well as the role of the Arctic region in the implementation of integration initiatives in Eurasia.

POP Website now is available

POP website now is available.

A precautionary approach to fisheries in the Central Arctic Ocean: Policy, science, and China

In recent years, up to 40% of the central Arctic Ocean has been ice-free in summer. This open water makes access possible for ordinary vessels, including fishing boats. Participation would strengthen China's interest in Arctic affairs in a cooperative fashion, in contrast to a perception that China is interested solely in extracting Arctic resources and is thus a competitor with Arctic states.

German Involvement in the Arctic: Policy Issues and Scientific Research

German policymakers and researchers are becoming more active in Arctic issues and in so doing are not only creating networks with international actors in the Arctic, but increasingly also building collaborations within the world of German science, politics, and society. In view of the challenges that face the Arctic, it is essential for all actors to intensify their engagement. For ultimately, thanks to the interconnectedness of the global climate system, the changes happening in the Arctic are not limited to the far north; rather, consequences such as alterations in weather patterns have the potential to affect those of us in the middle latitudes as well.