Arctic Encounters after COP 21

Arctic Encounters after COP 21

During the concluding hours of COP 21 negotiations, a panel of notable Arctic voices gathered to discuss their varied understandings of security in their region. Consensus emerged on one central point: public knowledge of the Arctic is severely lacking. Few citizens...
Arctic Day at COP 21

Arctic Day at COP 21

December 8 was a big day for the Arctic at COP 21. Saami and Inuit leaders gathered at the Indigenous Pavilion to celebrate and caution delegates about the needs of their region. Cathy Towtongie, President of Nunavut Tunngavik, the beneficiaries of the Nunavut Land...
Bringing the Arctic to Paris

Bringing the Arctic to Paris

It is a startling image: an Inuit hunter pulls a Greenland dog-sled with standard-bred poodles along the Seine River in the heart of Paris, France. This art project, L’arctique est Paris, combines interactive art, film, and presentation. It is one of many ArtCOP 21...