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New chances and new responsibilities in the Arctic Region

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Papers from the International Conference at the German Federal Foreign Office in cooperation with the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Denmark and Norway, 11-13 March 2009, Berlin
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Book/Book Chapter
Date
2010
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Papers from the International Conference at the German Federal Foreign Office in cooperation with the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Denmark and Norway, 11-13 March 2009, Berlin
Date
2010
Language
English
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
Keywords
Arctic
Climate
International law
Abstract
The Arctic in the 21st century is exposed to multiple challenges. Global warming will have far-reaching repercussions, and thus will open up new opportunities. The melting of the ice enables the exploitation of resources and the use of new shipping routes, which were not accessible up to now. However, these opportunities require new responsibilities, which have to be taken seriously. These developments in the Arctic partake an increasing position in the international environmental discussion. The present book contains a comprehensive analysis of the current problems with regard to the Arctic region. It highlights contributions and conclusions of the Conference on New Chances and New Responsibilities in the Arctic Region, held in Berlin from 11-13 March 2009 and organized by the German Federal Foreign Office in cooperation with the Foreign Ministries of Norway and Denmark. The conference addressed the challenges for environment, societies and research, new prospects for resource exploitation and maritime traffic, and emerging questions of an international governance frame work for the Arctic. The contributors are leading Arctic experts from the fields of politics, diplomacy, business, science and civil society. The book represents a most valuable tool for all those in politics, academia, private sector or civil society, who seek to understand the problems of the Arctic and aim at participating in addressing the challenges the region faces in a time of climate change.
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Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag, 386 p.
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Climate change in Eurasian Arctic shelf seas: Centennial shelf landfast ice

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Book/Book Chapter
Date
2009
Author
Frolov, IE
Gudkovich, ZM
Karklin, VP
Kovalev, EG
Smolyanitsky, VM
Author Affiliation
Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia
Date
2009
Language
English
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
Keywords
Arctic Ocean
Arctic sea ice
Global climate system
Abstract
The major goals of this 166-page book are to describe the state and variability of the Arctic sea ice cover, to demonstrate methods for sea ice studies, and to describe and test hypotheses that will allow us to understand and predict future Arctic sea ice conditions. The authors synthesize data collected and experience gained by Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (AARI) scientists during their more than 85 years of Arctic exploration.
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U.S. Department of Commerce. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration.
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Book/Book Chapter
Date
Feb-2011
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U.S. Department of Commerce. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration.
Date
Feb-2011
Language
English
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
File Size
1289506
Keywords
Arctic
Atmosphere
Climate
Communities
Ecosystem changes
Sea ice
Weather
Abstract
The Arctic has profound significance for climate and functioning of ecosystems around the globe. The region is particularly vulnerable and prone to rapid change. Increasing air and ocean temperatures, thawing permafrost, loss of sea ice, and shifts in ecosystems are evidence of widespread and dramatic ongoing change. As a result, critical environmental, economic, and national security issues are emerging, many of which have significant impacts for human lives, livelihoods, and coastal communities. Though NOAA has numerous and diverse capabilities that support these emerging issues, a strategic approach that leverages NOAA's existing priorities and strengths, as well as those of our national andinternational partners, is needed. This document provides a high-level framework and six strategic goals to address NOAA's highest priorities in the region. It is based upon assumptions that the region will: (1) continue to experience dramatic change, (2) become more accessible to human activities, and (3) be a focus of increasing global strategic interest.NOAA envisions an Arctic where decisions and actions related to conservation, management, and use are based on sound science and support healthy, productive, and resilient communities and ecosystems.The agency seeks a future where the global implications of Arctic change are better understood and predicted.
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Sami responses to poverty in the Nordic countries.

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In Indigenous peoples & poverty : an international perspective by CROP International Studies in Poverty Research. chapter 15. pp 274-289.
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
Date
2005
  1 document  
Author
Burmeister Hicks, Christian Jakob
Somby, Ande
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In Indigenous peoples & poverty : an international perspective by CROP International Studies in Poverty Research. chapter 15. pp 274-289.
Date
2005
Language
English
Geographic Location
Finland
Norway
Russia
Sweden
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
File Size
104698
Keywords
Sami
Poverty
Political history
Culture
Education
Reindeer
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Indigenous peoples and education in the Arctic region.

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In: State of the World's Indigenous Peoples: Education by United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Division for Social Policy and Development, Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. 3rd volume. Chapter II. pp. 39-73.
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Book/Book Chapter
Date
2017
  1 document  
Author
Williamson, Karla Jessen
Vizina, Yvonne
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In: State of the World's Indigenous Peoples: Education by United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Division for Social Policy and Development, Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. 3rd volume. Chapter II. pp. 39-73.
Date
2017
Language
English
Geographic Location
Multi-National
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
File Size
470844
Keywords
Arctic
Education
Notes
ST/ESA/368
ISBN: 978-92-1-130341-4
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Back to the future: using traditional food and knowledge to promote a healthy future among Inuit.

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In: Indigenous People's Food Systems by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Centre for Indigenous Peoples' Nutrition and Environment. Chapter 1. p. 9-22.
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Book/Book Chapter
Date
2009
  1 document  
Author
Egeland, Grace M.
Charbonneau-Roberts, Guylaine
Kuluguqtuq, Johnny
Kilabuk, Jonah
Okalik, Looee
Soueida, Rula
Kuhnlein, Harriet V.
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In: Indigenous People's Food Systems by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Centre for Indigenous Peoples' Nutrition and Environment. Chapter 1. p. 9-22.
Date
2009
Language
English
Geographic Location
Canada
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
File Size
704305
Keywords
Inuit
Traditional foods
Pangnirtung, Nunavut
Traditional knowledge
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Evidence of nutrition and epidemiologic transition in Inuit communities prompted a case study where traditional knowledge and traditional food is used as a basis for a community health-promotion effort to help improve overall diet quality including healthy market food choices. The current Inuit diet in the Baffin community involves a mix of traditional and market food. Caribou was the most commonly consumed traditional food item. Overall, 41 percent of energy was obtained from traditional food among 62 percent of respondents reporting traditional food consumption within the past 24 hours in the community health screening. Simultaneously, 58 percent of adults reported consuming an average of two cans of carbonated beverages in the past day, amounting to 10 percent of energy intake. Furthermore, the percent of n-3 fatty acids in plasma as a marker of traditional food consumption was inversely related to the percent of transfat in plasma as a marker of unhealthy market food choices (Spearman rho = -.44, p-value =.01). The data illustrate that traditional food is replaced by unhealthy market food choices.
A high prevalence of metabolic syndrome was observed (34 percent of 47 non-diabetic participants) using the new International Diabetes Federation criteria. Further, food insecurity was commonly reported, with 48 percent indicating that it was true or sometimes true that they “eat less or skip a meal because there isn’t enough money to buy food”; and 28 percent indicating “yes” to “in the last month there was not enough to eat in your house”. Fortunately, nearly all respondents (82 percent) indicated that friends and relatives shared their traditional food. The data illustrate that costs of market food items need to be considered in health promotion campaigns, and that traditional food promotion and sharing networks can help mitigate the rapid acculturation and transitions being observed. Finally, using traditional knowledge of indigenous food systems may be an effective way to promote healthy market food choices in an effort to prevent the adverse effects of acculturation.
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A global history of Indigenous Peoples: struggle and survival.

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Palgrave MacMillan. 297 p.
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
Date
2004
Author
Coates, Ken S.
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Palgrave MacMillan. 297 p.
Date
2004
Language
English
Geographic Location
Multi-National
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
Keywords
Indigenous peoples
History
Social Conditions
Government relations
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ISBN: 0-333-92150-x
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Including the North: A comparative study of the policies on inclusion and equity in the Circumpolar North.

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Book/Book Chapter
Date
2019
  1 document  
Author
Beaton, Mhairi C.
Hirshberg, Diane B.
Maxwell, Gregor R.
Spratt, Jennifer
Date
2019
Language
English
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
File Size
1413539
Abstract
Nearly four million people live in the Arctic, including indigenous peoples, northerners, and those who’ve recently arrived. Including the North has chapters from nine northern countries and the Sami community focused on inclusion and/or social justice policy, with the goal of promoting fair education across the Arctic’s diverse communities.
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ISBN:978-952-337-136-1
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Cincinnati, Ohio : Methodist Church Women's Division of Christian Service. 12 pages.
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Book/Book Chapter
Date
196-?
Author
Robinson, E.U.
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Cincinnati, Ohio : Methodist Church Women's Division of Christian Service. 12 pages.
Date
196-?
Language
English
Geographic Location
U.S.
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
Physical Holding
University of Alaska Anchorage
Keywords
Alaska
Medical care
Hospitals
Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation Centers
Indians of North America
Seward Sanitorium
Maynard MacDougall Memorial Hospital
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ALASKA RA447.A4W35
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Anchorage, Alaska. 30 pages.
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
Date
1967
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Anchorage, Alaska. 30 pages.
Date
1967
Language
English
Geographic Location
U.S.
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
Physical Holding
University of Alaska Anchorage
Keywords
Alaska
Medical care
Statistics, Vital
Eskimos
Indians of North America
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ALASKA RA448.5.I5A42 1967
"Prepared on occasion of the Surgeon General's visit to Alaska, July, 1967"
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