London, I.B. Tauris, 2018, 290 p.
The Polar North is known to be home to large gas and oil reserves and its position holds significant trading and military advantages, yet the maritime boundaries of the region remain ill-defined. In the twenty-first century the Arctic is undergoing profound change. As the sea ice melts, a result of accelerating climate change, global governance has become vital.
In the second of three volumes, the latest research and analysis from the world’s leading Arctic research body – the Fridtjof Nansen Institute – is brought together for the first time. Arctic Governance: Energy, living marine Resources and Shipping investigates the political context and international law surrounding the key issues in Arctic policy. Containing expert testimony and research from leading scholars of energy, international fisheries policy and shipping, Arctic Governance II will become an indispensable handbook to trade and marine resource management in the Polar North.