COVID-19 pandemic brings Arctic Council work to a standstill (The Circle)

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Published by The Circle
October 2020
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Like many people around the world, my life changed dramatically in March. I went from being a relatively migratory person, travelling around the Arctic for work, to being stuck at home.

There’s no question that some of the changes brought about by the pandemic have been positive. Life has slowed down and allowed many of us to spend more time with our families. Virtual meetings ensure more people can participate, and less travel means a reduced carbon footprint. But the fact remains that to accomplish the goals of the Arctic Council and Arctic science, we need conferences and seminars where we can see our colleagues in other countries.

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