The third Arctic Frontiers conference “The Age of the Arctic” will be held between January 18th and 23rd 2009 and will discuss major driving forces behind the current political interest in the Arctic. National and business interests share interest in the forthcoming opportunities that the Arctic holds for energy, fisheries, and shipping. New developmental trends are illustrated, and environmental, social and juridical challenges are discussed. During the scientific sessions focus will be on “Arctic marine ecosystems in an era of rapid climate change”. This conference is organised in cooperation with the National IPY secretariat and ARCTOS.

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