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The Arctic This Week 2013: 44
We are trying something new this week. We’ve been discussing some minor format changes on the TATW team that will hopefully make TATW easier and more enjoyable to read and navigate. After testing the new format, we are going live this week and would appreciate any comments that you have. You’ll notice that we’ve included headlines and expanded coverage of the week’s most significant events, while continuing to highlight the best writing in our Reads of the Week Section. At the same time, we have tried to preserve TATW’s comprehensiveness by including the same breadth of material from the week’s events related to the Arctic. Additionally, we’ve tried to economize on space (and your time) by providing shorter descriptions and more links to articles. Please let us know what you think by , we always treasure feedback and suggestions from our readers on how we can continue to improve TATW.
ARCTIC CONFERENCE AND EVENTS LIST
The Arctic Institute maintains and provides access to a list of Arctic-themed conferences, workshops, and events. You can access the list by clicking on the following link:
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READS OF THE WEEK
News of novel claims to the Arctic filed by Denmark and Canada has led to a rash of “race to the Arctic” headlines this week, some good, others not. The best of the bunch is Michael T. Klare’s opinion piece for The New York Times Sunday Review titled While the information in the article may be “old news” to many of us “Arctic buffs”, the article features a multimedia graphic titled which is well-done and worth checking out.