The APECS-UArctic Science Communication Workshop is organized in connection with the UArctic Congress 2018 in Oulu, Finland on 3 September. Participants will be expected to work on tasks throughout the duration of the congress. Deadline for applications is on Sunday 13 May 2018.
Wilson Center is organizing an event "Maritime Security in the Polar Regions: Legal Perspectives from the United States and China" on Friday, 27 April 2018. Lead of the UArctic Institute for Arctic Policy Mike Sfraga is giving a introduction speech in the event.
A video published in Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland YouTube channel introduces teachers' special knowledge and pedagogical practices in their work in Arctic region. The video has been created in cooperation with UArctic Thematic Network on Teacher Education for Social Justice and Diversity in Education.
Researchers from the Tomsk State University in Russia together with their colleagues from the international network INTERACT will create a virtual model of the Arctic using the supercomputer "SСIP Cyberia". The access to the model will be free for everyone.
In late March 2018, scientists from the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) and NASA reported that Arctic sea ice had reached its annual maximum extent. Once again, the ice cover was well below average.