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Arctic news of the week

  • Author: Alaska Beat
  • Updated: September 29, 2016
  • Published June 2, 2012

Another week brings more international news across the circumpolar north. Here's a roundup of stories that made headlines across the Arctic:

Canada: The federal government considers using unmanned aerial vehicles to patrol the Arctic.

Finland: The country wrestles with the environmental legacy of its last mining boom.

Norway: BarentsWatch, an information portal, on the Barents Sea is launched this week.

Russia: Russia's foreign minister says cross-border relations are a key component to the country's Arctic policy.

United States (Alaska): An exhibition highlighting art from across the circumpolar world makes its debut

Write to Eilís Quinn at eilis.quinn(at)

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