Human Security in the Arctic: The IPY GAPS Project

  • Gunhild Hoogensen GjørvEmail author
  • Brigt Dale
  • Maria Lvova
  • Kari-Anne Bråten
  • Victoria González
  • Dawn Bazely
  • Julia Christensen
  • Andrew Tanentzap
  • Evgeny Bojko
Part of the From Pole to Pole book series (POLE)


During the usual rush of “Arctic” themed conferences in the fall of 2014, human security in the Arctic was on the agenda. The Transatlantic Science Week in Toronto, Canada, arranged a panel that looked at non-state security challenges in the Arctic, ranging from search and rescue issues to health, food, identity, and environmental security


Energy Security Environmental Security Human Security Komi Republic Reindeer Herding 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv
    • 1
    Email author
  • Brigt Dale
    • 2
  • Maria Lvova
    • 1
  • Kari-Anne Bråten
    • 3
  • Victoria González
    • 3
  • Dawn Bazely
    • 5
  • Julia Christensen
    • 4
  • Andrew Tanentzap
    • 6
  • Evgeny Bojko
    • 7
  1. 1.Department of Sociology, Political Science and Community PlanningUiT The Arctic University of NorwayTromsøNorway
  2. 2.Nordland Research InstituteBodøNorway
  3. 3.Department of Arctic and Marine BiologyUiT The Arctic University of NorwayTromsøNorway
  4. 4.Department of Environmental, Social and Spatial ChangeRoskilde UniversityRoskildeDenmark
  5. 5.Departmentt of BiologyYork UniversityTorontoCanada
  6. 6.Department of Plant SciencesUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK
  7. 7.Department of PhysiologyUral Division Russian Academy of SciencesSyktyvkarRussia

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