Maine to Greenland

Maine to Greenland book announcement

Book has been released by Smithsonian Books in US and Canada in August 5, 2014.

Price will be $40.00 in both US and Canada.
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Arctic Circle

The Arctic Circle is nonprofit and nonpartisan. Organizations, forums, think tanks, corporations and public associations around the world are invited to hold meetings within the Arctic Circle platform to advance their own missions and the broader goal of increasing collaborative decision-making without surrendering their institutional independence.

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Link to Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center

Link to Bowdoin College opening


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Session Maine: US Partner in Arctic Development, Climate Science, and Security. Speakers are Paul Mayewski, Patrick Arnold, Wilfred Richard, and Chair Dana Eidsness.

President of Iceland, Ólafur Ragnar Grimsson, who graced much of the Arctic Circle Conference, served as Chair of session: Arctic Research -The US Arctic Council Chairmanship



In foreground, Paul Mayewski, Director, University of Maine Climate Change Institute




Thor Mardinson Brag, Executive Vice-President – International Eimskip, Iceland: Maine -  new location of US Headquarters
Kuupik Kleist ,Prime Minister of Greenland 2009-2013; Dana Eidsness,  Director, Maine North Atlantic Development Office; Inuugeq Holm Olsen, Greenland’s Representative to US
Senator Lisa Murkowski ( R ) of Alaska and speaker at Arctic Circle Assembly examines the book Maine to Greenland: Exploring the Maritime Far Northeast by Fitzhugh and Richard (Smithsonian Books 2014)
Patrick Arnold, Director Operations & Business Development
Maine Port Authority. Portland, Maine
Author Wilfred Richard holds forth on Maine to Greenland relationships presented in Maine to Greenland: Exploring the Maritime Far Northeast
Chair Kristin Ingólfsdóttir (l) , Rector of University of Iceland, and Jane Francis (r) , Director of the British Antarctic Survey hold forth on Arctic Ice, Global Climate, and Scientific Cooperation
Director of Arctic Studies at Dartmouth College, Ross Virginia, speaks on Arctic Research and the US Arctic Council
Embla Eir Oddsdóttir, Director Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network chairs session of  the EU in the Arctic with focus on environment and human impact assessment