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EU Taxonomy for Sustainable Finance and Arctic business operations

4.8.2020 9:40

There is news from Brussels. The EU Taxonomy for Sustainable Finance finds its way to the desks of decision-makers in the private sector and the investment community all across Europe. NPE researcher Adrian Braun reflects on the latest developments and shares his thoughts what role the Arctic may play in these developments.

Job opportunity in Manchester

3.8.2020 11:15

Shared by Francis Joy: an employment position in Manchester. A job opportunity for Russian speaking social anthropologists interested in animism and environment – research associate for a 6 year project called “Cosmological Visionaries: Shamans, Scientists and Climate Change at the Ethnic Borderlands of China and Russia”. A Manchester-based ‘Russia team’ will conduct qualitative interview-based research …

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Covid-19 arrived in the Yamal tundra

12.7.2020 17:41

It was probably a matter of time, but I thought until today ‘how great that the tundra is still free of infections’. The reindeer herders strategy of avoiding dangerous places had worked pretty well since March. Using flexibly nomadic movements to avoid dangerous places has been a strategy among the Nenets for centuries, which has …

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