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  • Seminar on food security in the Barents region

    11.8.2016 10:33

    Open seminar on “Globalization and Food Security in the Barents region” will be arranged in Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland (Arktikum, Pohjoisranta 4, Rovaniemi) on Tuesday, 16th August2016 at 9.30–12.40. In the afternoon there will be meeting for invited stakeholders.

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  • Public lectures on climate intervention to be held in Rovaniemi and Sodankylä

    9.8.2016 14:40

    Climate intervention (also climate engineering, geoengineering) means deliberate, man-made strategies for reducing global temperatures by utilizing different technologies; for instance by removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and storing it, or by increasing the amount of sunlight being reflected back into space. Climate intervention does not, however, replace the need to mitigate climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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  • Universities from Bangladesh and Finland address a refugee's security issues in a seminar

    6.7.2016 13:56

    Hundreds of thousands Rohingya refugees are fully outside from all the aid schemes and are fallen on a continuous threat of food insecurity in the Bangladesh border. There is an emergency needs of protracted displacement of Rohingyas in Asia and create sustainable strategy for rethinking Rohingya issues. The Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland, Finland and the Faculty of Law at the University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh will organize common human rights seminar September 2016 in cooperation with several human rights institutions and Universities in Bangladesh to disseminate knowledge and best practices among a wider audience.

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  • Arctic herbivore diversity is mostly determined by plants and predators

    22.6.2016 15:10

    Diversity patterns of Arctic herbivores are only partly determined by temperature; interactions with plants and predators are more important. The diversity of herbivores varies across the Arctic, and until now, no one knew whether this was shaped by physical environmental factors, like temperature, or biotic factors, such as plant productivity.

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  • Programme for the Everyday life in the Arctic Symposium published

    15.6.2016 8:57

    The University of Lapland will organize the sixth Northern Political Economy symposium in September 8th-9th 2016 in Rovaniemi, Finland. The symposium will discuss Arctic everyday life and various tactics of tackling changes in it.

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  • Diving into the Arctic diet of meat

    30.5.2016 8:00

    Get inspired by Inuit ice cream, be surprised of fat percentage of caribou meat and be startled by the smell of dried fish. Welcome to enjoy some Arctic aromas in Nam nam, the new temporary exhibition of the Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland.

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  • Call for papers: Human and Societal Security in the Circumpolar Arctic

    17.5.2016 11:10

    HuSArctic project organizes an international conference on Human and Societal Security in the Circumpolar Arctic in March 25-28, 2017 in Enontekiö, Finland and Kautokeino, Norway. The specific focus of the conference is on the Barents region and its environment, sustainability and development.

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  • Call for papers: Everyday life in the Arctic Symposium

    13.5.2016 15:10

    The University of Lapland will organize the sixth Northern Political Economy symposium in September 8th-9th 2016 in Rovaniemi, Finland. The symposium will discuss Arctic everyday life and various tactics of tackling changes in it.

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  • Northern Impressions photo show opens the new exhibition in Arktikum

    9.5.2016 9:15

    Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland organizes Barents Café on Thursday 12th May at 5 PM about impressionistic nature photography. Northern Impressions is the nature photo cooperation project by Irma Varrio and Ari-Matti Nikula, presenting the Nordic nature with an impressionistic twist.

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  • ArCticles views the Arctic from the researchers’ standpoint

    3.5.2016 15:08

    ArCticles – Arctic Centre Papers is a new series of entries by Arctic Centre researchers and other staff relating to current Arctic issues by the Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland.

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