The Council of the University of the Arctic (UArctic) returned once again to Yakutsk in the Sakha Republic (Yakutia), where they were very warmly welcomed by the hosts the Northeastern Federal University (formerly the Sakha State University) and the Arctic State Institute of Culture and Arts. This was the Council’s second vis...

An International Polar Decade?

Tue, Jun 08, 2010
At the IPY Oslo Science Conference, Artur Chingarov, who served two terms on the UArctic Board and is now a Friend of UArctic, has suggested the idea of an International Polar Decade as a follow-up to the International Polar Year. For more information and news from the conference, see