These complex concerns have and will continue to have devastating impacts upon Arctic peoples
and their efforts to continue good stewardship throughout the region.
Where scientists see climate change and cooperation with Arctic peoples
in terms of what facts can be established so that successful policies can be implemented, the Inuit see climate change as part-and-parcel with their suicide rates, the vestiges of colonialism, and the enduring educational, governance, and other structures that that history installed.
The project involves the Finnish Snowchange organisation, which works with Arctic peoples
and the UK's Arkleton Trust.
1 The actions of Arctic peoples
and states, the interactions between them, and the conduct of international relations must be anchored in the rule of law.
Fish communities in Canadian Arctic environments are particularly valuable to Arctic peoples
and vulnerable to stressors such as climate change and resource development.
Jerome's University in the University of Waterloo and co-chair of the Munk School for Global Affairs-Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation Arctic Peoples
and Security program.
These include threats of environmental contamination from decommissioned Russian nuclear submarines scuttled in the area (with their nuclear reactors on board), threats to the homes and hunting grounds of indigenous Arctic peoples
from climate change, and the possibility of oil slicks from shipping accidents if the Northwest Passage opens up.
19) All these developments have strengthened the hand of Arctic peoples
when it comes to addressing actionable harms, especially in political settings.
On a more sober note, Van Deusen states that today's Arctic peoples
are mostly modernized but riddled by drugs and alcohol, and the native languages are being lost.
Organized geographically with chapters devoted to Alaska's Bering Strait, Northwestern Russia, Canada's arctic Nanavut region, and Greenland, the work records oral histories of indigenous arctic peoples
and documents their struggles to adapt to a changing ecosystem.
This culminated in a visit to Iqaluit where South Pacific Islanders were exposed to the unique challenges faced by Arctic peoples
in the face of rapid and unprecedented environmental changes.
The exposure of Arctic Ocean water to sun-light is a threat to the livelihoods of Arctic peoples
and creatures such as polar bears.