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High greenhouse gas emissions from Siberian Inland Waters
Published: 05 Feb, 2021

Umeå researchers show that carbon emissions from rivers and lakes exceed coal exports to the Arctic Ocean.

Health research and Sami Anthology at Jokkmokk's Winter Market
Published: 04 Feb, 2021

Three researchers associated to Arcum at Jokkmokk's traditional Winter Market, this year held online

Nordic knowledge on challenges with supplementary feeding of reindeer
Published: 03 Feb, 2021

Reindeer herders are forced to support feeding when weather and little food make it difficult for reindeer.

Compilation of EU public consultation of its Arctic strategy
Published: 26 Jan, 2021

Today the European Commission released the summary of the public consultation preceding the new Arctic policy

Arcum has a new Director
Published: 21 Jan, 2021

Niklas Eklund leads the center as its founder, Peter Sköld, moves on to new tasks at Umeå University

Nutrients affect Arctic freshwater responses to global warming
Published: 20 Jan, 2021

Maria Myrstener shows that this has the potential to decrease primary productivity of these ecosystems.

New book on Life in extreme environments
Published: 14 Dec, 2020

Arcum affiliate Natuschka Lee is the editor and author of a new book about life in extreme environments

Formas distributes millions to Arctic researchers
Published: 14 Dec, 2020

6 Arcum-affiliated researchers will have their research projects funded by Formas during 2021–2024

Exotic microbes stimulate carbon emissions from permafrost soil
Published: 30 Nov, 2020

In the study in Nature Geoscience, nearly 40 per cent increase in carbon dioxide emissions was observed.

Forest based biofuels for Sustainable Arctic Marine Shipping
Published: 25 Nov, 2020

Dalia Abdelfattah was recently granted a 3 years funding by FORMAS for Arctic sustainability

Arcum-affiliated Hanna Blåhed finalist in My Northern Project
Published: 23 Oct, 2020

Hanna Blåhed selected to present her project at the UArctic Congress 2021

EU-PolarNet white papers and research program
Published: 20 Oct, 2020

Two white papers on stakeholders and infrastructure as well as European Polar Research Programme published

Peter Sköld on European Polar Board Executive Committee
Published: 20 Oct, 2020

Arcums Director Peter Sköld elected into the Executive Committee at European Polar Board Plenary Meeting

Health consequences if mine opens
Published: 16 Oct, 2020

New report describing health effects of potential mining establishment in Kallak

Two affiliated in scientific reference group
Published: 15 Oct, 2020

Arcum affiliates Sven Bergström and Sven-Arne Silfverdal are in the reference group for covid-19 vaccine