Working it out in the Arctic

Photo by Claire Pywell.
Photo by Claire Pywell.

Can we ever, truly, get our arms around the Arctic?

Anchorage has just played host to a giant conference on polar law, with participants coming from Finland, Iceland, Denmark, and many other northern places, to discuss how law and scholarship can improve the lives of Arctic people and the places they live.

Mara Kimmel and Betsy Baker, both lawyers and active in Arctic governance and human rights issues, organized and participated. They’ll talk about major takeaways, and what struck or surprised them.

Your questions and comments are always welcome.

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HOSTS: Kathleen McCoy


  • Mara Kimmel, Walter J. Hickel Professor of Strategic Planning & Entrepreneurship, APU
  • Betsy Baker, professor, Vermont Law School; Alaska liaison, University of Washington School of Law
  • You, our listeners



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LIVE BROADCAST: Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (Alaska time)

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