phototoursite info

This website is concerned with Arctic cultures and environments, with a broad comparative focus on critical issues, problems and opportunities which face the peoples of the Circumpolar North. The aim is to increase understanding and contribute to an enlightened discourse on Arctic issues across the Internet using world. These include the topics of sustainable development and community viability, social and environmental policy and contemporary human and environmental crises. Special attention is given to the causes and effects of environmental change and economic globalization, especially the impacts on community viability, flexibility of vulnerable ecosystems and cultural and biological diversity in the North.


If you are a northern scholar and would like to submit an article to The Arctic Is web site, please contact the webmaster. Articles will be reviewed by the site's editorial board.
Stefansson Arctic Institute Scott Polar Research Institute EU Rafael Programme University of the Arctic Nordic Council and Council of Ministers

Copyright Stefansson Arctic Institute and individual authors ©2000
Developed in partnership with the EU Raphael Programme