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R apid social and environmental change in the Arctic – including climate change – affect the health and wellbeing of millions of humans and animals that call the Arctic home. To manage these risks effectively, one needs to look at the ecosystem as a whole – for a healthy environment, healthy humans and healthy animals. The SDWG’s One Arctic, One Health project is designed to strengthen circumpolar knowledge and practice with regard to disease outbreaks, natural disasters, and related phenomena. Learn more here.

A pplication deadline extended to March 1 2020! Arctic Remote Energy Networks Academy (ARENA) connects energy professionals with hands-on learning experiences, mentors, and project development leaders from throughout the circumpolar north. Learn more here.

The final report of the Arctic EIA project, Good Practices for Environmental Impact Assessment and Meaningful Engagement in the Arctic – including Good Practice Recommendations, is now available! (CLICK HERE for PRINTABLE VERSION)

The CREATeS project report (Circumpolar Resilience, Engagement and Action Through Story) is now available! Please visit the CREATeS project page for more information.

Check out the Arctic Community Energy Planning & Implementation Toolkit produced by this project led by the Gwich’in Council International. The project’s Final Report is available here.

EALLU won the award for Best Food Book of the World, across all categories, at the 22nd Gourmand International Cookbook Awards in Yantai, China! Read the Press Release Here. Please check out their new report Arctic Indigenous Peoples’ Food Systems: Youth, Knowledge & Change.

You can find all SDWG final project reports from the Finnish Chairmanship here.