Our Scientific Advisor Sandra Cassotta has leading role in UNs Climate Report

We are so proud to announce that  our Scientific Advisor Sandra Cassotta will serve as Lead Author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) for Polar Regions – IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryoshpere in a Changing Climate! Here is an article in Danish reporting on this: http://www.law.aau.dk/nyheder/nyhed//juraforsker-faar-ledende-rolle-i-specialrapport-for-fn-s-klimapanel-.cid321779  Reserachers from all over the world Read More …

The Snow Crab drama continues….

The Snow Crab drama continues…. Rachel Tiller, REGIMES research and work package leader, has recently been cited in two very interesting articles: http://www.politico.eu/article/of-crustaceans-and-oil-the-case-of-the-snow-crab-on-svalbard/ Rachel comments on the recent legal decision that the benthic (ground-crawling and bottom-dwelling) nature of snow crab gives it a different legal status under the Svalbard Treaty (of 1920) than, say, fish. In Read More …

Interview with Hakai Magazine about snow crab

I was recently interviewed by Glen Jeffries for Hakai Magazine about Svalbard and snow crab and future implications, and the article is now out and it is pretty good so I recommend you take a read! https://www.hakaimagazine.com/article-short/svalbards-snow-crabs-pincered-proxy-arctic-oil  The same article is also appearing in Arctic Deeply as a reprint: https://www.newsdeeply.com/arctic/articles/2017/04/21/svalbards-snow-crabs-a-pincered-proxy-for-arctic-oil