On this week’s news round-up, we bring you some of your most read stories on Eye on the Arctic this week:
- The environmental and social impacts of Arctic tourism A look at how increased northern travel is affecting the circumpolar environment and the people that live there. This Eye on the Arctic Feature Interview with Erica Dingman, a fellow at the World Policy Institute.
- Where is the Arctic Council headed? A meeting of Arctic experts, politicians and policy makers took place this week in Washington, D.C. to discuss Canada’s current, and often criticized, Arctic Council chairmanship, as well as what’s ahead for the organization once the United States takes over in 2015.
- And out of Norway, More than 100 new nukes in northern waters, a look at Russian and American nuclear weapons in North
And the most popular Eye on the Arctic story on Twitter at @eyeonthearctic?
This week, our followers chose a Cryopolitics blog by Mia Bennett exploring shipping in the Arctic titled Northern Sea Route – Open for business?
That’s all from Eye on the Arctic this week, we’ll see you back here on Monday with more stories and newsmakers from around the North.
Write to Eilís Quinn at eilis.quinn(at)cbc.ca