Arctic Council

Climate Change and Northern Sea Route

November 5, 2016

Arctic Council is made of eight members viz. Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and United States. There are 12 observer members including China, India, Japan, South Korea etc. Rush for arctic is mainly for oil, gas, mineral reserves; commercial fishing opportunities; access to Northern Sea...

India’s Observer Status in the Arctic Council

August 13, 2014

The Arctic Council is a high-level intergovernmental forum that addresses issues faced by the Arctic governments and the indigenous people of the Arctic. It was set up in 1996. It has eight member nations viz. Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and United States. There are...

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