The Arctic is going through an unprecedented transformation. Rising temperatures and melting ice caps are putting local economies and societies at risk, but also creating potential opportunities. Global powers are taking note.
In this four-part podcast series, Anna Wieslander, Director for Northern Europe in Stockholm, brings forth voices and perspectives of those studying and most affected by a changing Arctic. This series is part of a project made possible by the generous support of the U.S. Embassy in Stockholm.
Podcast Apr 22, 2022
Episode 1: “Living in the Arctic”
Anu Fredriksson, Executive Director for Arctic Frontiers, gives a local perspective on living in the Arctic. Anu is originally from Oulu in Northern Finland and has worked with Arctic issues for over a decade.
Podcast Apr 26, 2022
Episode 4: “Military Dilemmas in the Arctic”
Dr. David P. Auerswald, Professor of Security Studies at the U.S. National War College, takes a closer look at military activity in the Arctic and the associated risks of the region’s increased militarization.