A recently published correspondence paper discusses why citizen scientists and local communities should work together on sustainable development issues.

The 10th Arctic Frontiers conference, titled Industry and Environment, will be arranged in Tromsø, Norway on 24-29 January 2016. The call for papers for the science section closes on 21 September 2015.



Organizers of the 2015 Arctic Observing Open Science Meeting announce a call for abstract submissions and registration. The meeting will be held 17-19 November 2015 in Seattle, Washington. The abstract submission deadline is 2 October 2015, and the registration deadline 19 October 2015.

The Nordic Council of Ministers, under Nordregio, will shortly be inviting applications for its Arctic cooperation programme. The call will be announced in November 2015 with an expected deadline eight to nine weeks later.

Arctic College of the peoples of the North situated on the river Kolyma mouth is the only institution in Yakutia (Russian Far East) educating certified reindeer herders. In June 2015 the college became a new member of the University of the Arctic.



The 9th UArctic Rectors’ Forum has concluded at Umeå University, Sweden, held from August 19-21, 2015. This year's theme was 'The Challenges of Arctic Research'.