PAME releases first ‘plastic in a bottle’

The Arctic Council’s Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) Working Group launched the first bottle equipped with a GPS transmitter into the Atlantic on 12 September 2019. Called “plastic in a bottle”, the capsule will simulate how...

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A source for Arctic optimism: The Blue Bioeconomy

Editorial by Ambassador Einar Gunnarsson, Chair of the Senior Arctic Officials The blue bioeconomy is and will be a major contributor to achieving sustainable development in the Arctic and beyond. The term “blue bioeconomy” refers to innovation...

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Put into reality: EPPR looks into the VIKING SKY incident

At its first Working Group meeting during the Icelandic Chairmanship, the Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response (EPPR) Working Group held a workshop on the VIKING SKY incident – a cruise liner that got into distress off the Southern...

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Arctic Council Tweets

Arctic Council How are indigenous languages revitalized across the Arctic? @ubtromso worked together with the Permanent Particip… https://t.co/1RELIVLZiG
About 7 hours ago
Arctic Council RT @saochair: The program is progressing nicely for ❄️🌊#ArcticPlastics2020 to be held at Harpa Conference Centre, Reykjavik Iceland 21-23…
About 8 hours ago
Arctic Council The Arctic Council is a forum for indigenous peoples to actively participate in decision-making and development i… https://t.co/KzDzPtHUeM
About 12 hours ago

SAO Chair Tweets

Einar Gunnarsson The program is progressing nicely for ❄️🌊#ArcticPlastics2020 to be held at Harpa Conference Centre, Reykjavik… https://t.co/m0SJ9DhyfN
About 8 hours ago
Einar Gunnarsson Iceland’s Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources launched PAMEs PlasticInaBottle from a boat 🚣‍♀️ y… https://t.co/rLxdYrhYH8
September 13, 2019
Einar Gunnarsson ❄️Arctic program in Japan 🇯🇵 this week. At Hokkaido University today. https://t.co/NXNb78keIJ
September 6, 2019

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