1. Arctic Futures Symposium 2011: Interview with Rodion Sulyandziga

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    Rodion Sulyandziga is the Board Chair of the Arctic Council Indigenous Peoples’ Secretariat. In this interview Mr. Sulyandziga talks about the issues indigenous Arctic peoples are facing and the legal frameworks needed to ensure a sustainable and equitable future.

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    • Arctic Futures Symposium 2010: Interview with Gillian Triggs

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      Gillian Triggs, Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Sydney, enumerates reasons why it would be difficult to have an “Arctic Treaty System” similar to the current Antarctic Treaty System and highlights differences between the Arctic and the Antarctic from a legal perspective.

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      • Arctic Futures Symposium 2011: Interview with Jean-Claude Gascard

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        Jean-Claude Gascard is an Emeritus Research Director at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris. He was the coordinator of the DAMOCLES project under FP6 and is now coordinator of its follow-up project, ACCESS under FP7. Prof. Gascard gives an overview of the ACCESS project in this interview.

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        • Arctic Futures Symposium 2011: Interview with Paula Kankaanpää

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          Paula Kankaanpää is the Director of the Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland. Prof. Kankaanpää offers a brief description of the new EU Arctic Information Centre initiative she is coordinating.

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          • Arctic Futures Symposium 2010: Interview with Anders Levermann

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            Anders Leverman, Professor of Dynamics of the Climate System at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, discusses his work looking at the dynamics of the global climate system, tipping points, and the consequences of a warming Arctic on the global climate system.

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            • Arctic Futures Symposium 2011: Interview with Vladimir Romanovsky

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              Vladimir Romanovsky is a Professor of Geophysics at the Permafrost Laboratory at the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Prof. Romanovsky gives a brief overview of how permafrost is warming and the consequences on infrastructure and the carbon cycle as well as the importance of the IPY ‘Thermal State of Permafrost’ research project in providing new data sets.

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              • Arctic Futures Symposium 2010: Interview with John Farrell

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                Arctic Futures Symposium, John Farrell, Executive Director of the US Arctic Research Commission, talks about the role of the agency he works for and the importance of doing Arctic research.

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                • Arctic Futures Symposium 2010: Interview with Konrad Steffen

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                  Konrad Steffan, Director of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Studies (CIRES) at the University of Colorado at Boulder, underlines why it is important to monitor the Earth’s atmosphere and oceans and describes how feedbacks accelerate warming in the Arctic. He also emphasizes the importance of scientists to communicate their findings to policymakers.

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                  • Arctic Futures Symposium 2011: Interview with Lawson Brigham

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                    Lawson Brigham is a Distinguished Professor of Geography and Arctic Policy at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and chaired the Arctic Marine Shipping Assessment (AMSA) the Arctic Council released in 2009. Prof. Brigham was able to describe the current situation of maritime transport in the Arctic, what’s being done to improve infrastructure, and reasons for increased interest in shipping in the region.

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                    • Arctic Futures Symposium 2011: Interview with Danila Bochkarev

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                      Danila Bochkarev is a senior research fellow at the East-West Institute in Brussels. As a leading expert on energy security issues, Dr. Bochkarev was able to talk about oil and gas development in the Arctic, how its exploitation might affect energy prices elsewhere, and how future development of hydrocarbon resources in the Arctic might unfold.

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