The articles published in Volume 1 cover four broad themes:

- Challenges for the protection of biodiversity and wilderness in
the polar regions;
- Sustainable development and human rights;
- Environmental governance in the polar regions; and
- Emergent and re-emerging jurisdictional issues in the polar

Volume 1 of the Yearbook of Polar Law contains 23 peer reviewed articles as well as the opening keynote address by H.E. Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, at an international symposium held in Iceland in September 2008. The Yearbook is published by Martinus Nijhoff. Editors-in-Chief of the Yearbook are Gudmundur Alfredsson and Timo Koivurova. The Yearbook's Special Editor is David Leary.

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