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Polar Silk Road

China released a white paper on its Arctic policy, pledging cooperative governance and elaborating its vision for a “Polar Silk Road” by developing shipping lanes opened up by global warming extending President Xi Jinping’s signature Belt and Road Initiative . Note: China, despite being a non-Arctic state, is increasingly active in the polar region and became an observer ..


Over 80,000 reindeer in Arctic Russia starved to death

It has been found out that unusual weather patterns in Arctic Russia have resulted in the death of more than 80,000 reindeer due to starvation in the past 10 years. The death of reindeer was not found to be gradual. It is estimated that 20,000 reindeer have died in 2006 and 61,000 in 2013 due ..