On this week’s news round-up, we bring you some of your most read stories on Eye on the Arctic this week:
- From Alaska, an analysis piece titled Time to ramp up Arctic infrastructure in the U.S. , argues for more deep water port, coast guard capacity and marine support in the American Arctic.
- Arctic expert Mia Bennett attended the Arctic Circle 2014 conference in Iceland this week and explores the difference between the terrestrial North and the marine North in her blog A tale of two Arctics
- A look at sea ice data suggests the Arctic could be ice-free by 2020
And in this week’s Eye on the Arctic feature interview, we speak to researcher Toomas Kivisild from the Cambridge University in the United Kingdom, the lead author of a recent paper that looks at a unique gene believed to have once helped Siberian people survive in the Arctic but that may be having negative health impacts today:Listen
And the most popular Eye on the Arctic story on Twitter at @eyeonthearctic?
This week, our followers chose Welcome to the new global Arctic a blog by Arctic expert Mia Bennett on this week’s Arctic Circle conference in Iceland.
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Write to Eilís Quinn at eilis.quinn(at)cbc.ca