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The Changing Arctic and the European Union: A Book Based on the Report "Strategic Assessment of Development of the Arctic: Assessment Conducted for the European Union".

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The Changing Arctic and the European Union: A Book Based on the Report "Strategic Assessment of Development of the Arctic: Assessment Conducted for the European Union"

Edited by Adam Stepien, Timo Koivurova, and Paula Kankaanpaa

BRILL

2016

335 pages

$162.00

Nijhoff Law Specials; Volume 89

HC735

This ocontent-rich snapshoto of the developing Arctic is an updated and expanded version of the report Strategic Assessment of Development of the Arctic: An assessment conducted for the European Union (SADA), which is the final report of an assessment conduced within the oStrategic Environmental Impact Assessment of Development of the Arctico project financed by the European Commission Directorate-General for the Environment, and carried out by a network of 19 leading Arctic universities, research and communication centers with extensive activities in and knowledge of the Arctic. The primary objective of the oStrategic Environmental Impact Assessmento project was to increase awareness about the Arctic with its changing political, economic and environmental landscape, as well as to understand the influences of EU policies on the future of the Arctic region by taking part in dialogues and information exchange between the EU and civil society. Ten chapters are: the making of a coherent Arctic policy for the European Union; climate change in the Arctic; changes in Arctic maritime transport; changing nature of Arctic fisheries; Arctic offshore hydrocarbons and the European Union; mining in the European Arctic; activities affecting land use in the European Arctic; socioeconomic and cultural changes in the European Arctic; European Arctic initiatives; role and effectiveness of assessments in policy-making; conclusion: the region of uncertainty--Arctic change and possible pathways for the EU. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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