The Circle is distributed free to around 3,000 arctic stakeholders worldwide, and each issue focuses on one specific Arctic-related topic.
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The Circle 03.16
Arctic shipping: Uncertain waters
The Circle 02.16
Ruling the waves, or waiving the rules?
The Circle 01.16
The EU and the Arctic
The Circle 04.15
Permafrost: Slow-motion meltdown
The Circle 03.15
Renewable energy in the Arctic
The Circle 02.15
Valuing Arctic Ecosystems and Biodiversity
The Circle 01.15
Where will the USA take the Arctic Council?
The Circle 04.14
Where the ocean blooms
The Circle 03.14
Asia in the Arctic
The Circle 02.14
Protecting Arctic Biodiversity
About The Circle
The Circle is distributed free to around 3,000 arctic stakeholders worldwide, including government officials and publicly-elected representatives, indigenous organisations, conservationists, scientists, NGOs, libraries, and business executives. The goal is to inform decision-makers, scientists and the interested public about arctic environmental and development issues.
The name is an obvious reference to the Arctic Circle, but is also suggestive of all of the systemic linkages in the Arctic, circular self-perpetuating processes that keep the Arctic in balance. Many of these systems are now being destabilized by threats such as climate change. We hope that this publication will bring forward ideas on how to address the threats, and keep the Arctic in balance.