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The High North: Between Geography and Politics

By: Ryszard M Czarny(Author)

244 pages, 4 b/w illustrations

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Aug 2015 | #226082 | ISBN-13: 9783319216614
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About this book

The High North: Between Geography and Politics deals with the transformation of the Arctic from an isolated or a distant region to a member of the global community, vulnerable to global changes, and an area frequently in the very center of the world's attention. Increased global interest is a potential source of tensions between the need for exploration or exploitation, and the requirements of protection. This context calls for new data, knowledge and information vital for a better understanding of interactions between different systems, as well as developing awareness about the current and potential changes in the future. The objective of The High North: Between Geography and Politics is to help develop a strategy of adaptation to climate change based on the knowledge and experience of the extremely effective mechanisms which for centuries made survival possible in this region.


Contents

- Introduction
- The High North
- The High North as a part of the global climate system: contemporary challenges
- Peoples of the High North
- The High North: the economic dimension
- The political dimension: North European Countries and the High North
- The High North as the area of international cooperation
- The High North: a source of conflicts or opportunities
- Conclusion


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