Here you find links to

  • Governments
  • National and international political organizations
  • Research Institutions
  • Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Media
  • Events



Federal Government

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada

Foreign Affairs and International Trade


Northwest Territories




Denmark (Official Website of Denmark)

Europäische Union EU Arctic Forum


Political Organizations

Arctic Council

Arctic Council Member States

Arctic Council Permanent Members

Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment Working Group (PAME)

Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme Working Group (AMAP)

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK)

Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC)

Antarctic Treaty Secretariat


Research Institutions

Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven

ArcticNet, Network of Centres of Excellence of Canada

Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe (BGR)/Section Polarforschung
Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources, Germany/Section Polar research

Gateway Antarctica – Center for Antarctic Studies and Research
University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC):

International Arctic Science Committee/IASC (Potsdam/Germany)

International Arctic Social Sciences Association/IASSA

KlimaCampus der Universität Hamburg/University Hamburg

Klimahaus Bremerhaven

National Science Foundation (USA)
Office of Polar Programs

National Snow and Ice Data Center, University of Colorado, Boulder

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

NOAA Arctic theme page

Polar Continental Shelf Program (Canada)

University of Calgary, Arctic Institute of North America

Data bank for International Polar Year

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP)

Climate Change in Alaska and the Arctic

US Geological Survey (USGS)


Non-Governmental Organizations

World Wildlife Fund/Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF)

WWF International Homepage

WWF Arctic Issues

Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity, USA, Polar Bear Section (Polar Bear section)


Greenpeace International Homepage

Greenpeace: Arctic and Climate Change

Canadian Arctic Resources Committee/CARC
Canadian Arctic Resources Committee Homepage

Polar Bears International

Polar Bears International Homepage

IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature

IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, Gland, Switzerland, Homepage

Oceans North – The Pew Environment Group

Oceans North – The Pew Environment Group Homepage

Many Strong Voices
a programme which links the Arctic and Small Island Developing States to act on climate change

Ecologic Institut – An International Think Tank for Environment and Development



Nunatsiaq News, Nunavut

Anchorage Daily News



Berlin, February 29 2012: Art, Culture and Open Technology in the Changing Arctic

Embassy of Canada, Leipziger Platz 17, Marshall McLuhan-Salon

Montreal, 22. – 27. April 2012: The International Polar Year (IPY) “From Knowledge to Action” Conference

St. John´s, Newfoundland, 23. – 24. Mai 2012: 3rd Annual Arctic Oil & Gas North America