The Arctic is one of the regions of the world most affected by cultural, socio-economic, environmental and climatic changes. Over the last two decades, scholars, policy-makers, extractive industries, governments, intergovernmental forums, and non-governmental organizations have turned their attention to the Arctic, its peoples, resources, and to the challenges and benefits of impending transformations. Arctic sustainability is an issue of increasing concern as well as the resilience and adaptation of Arctic societies to changing conditions.
Written by an international, interdisciplinary team of experts, this book presents a comprehensive progress report on Arctic sustainability research. It identifies key knowledge gaps and provides salient recommendations for prioritizing research in the next decade.
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