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Transnational companies, indigenous peoples – the politics of Arctic mining (RT 4)

Mining has a long history in the Arctic – one that complicates present-day discussions about the industry’s role in creating a prosperous future for Arctic…

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Affective economies: How are places, communities and identities constructed? (RT5)

For centuries, extractive industries in the Arctic have been addressed, managed, encouraged, protested against and wished for. The primary paradigm fuelling these discussions has focused…

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Rewilding: The science and politics of environmental remediation (RT 6)

This research task will leverage ongoing research on the social and ecological dimensions of environmental restoration to better understand how post-mining processes can and should work. Three…

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Material legacies as resources for sustainable futures: Tourism, infrastructures, heritage (RT 7)

This research task explores de-industrialization processes in Arctic communities, with a focus on how actors interpret and deal with legacies of extractive industries. The points…

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Co-existences: Recoding natural resources for future livelihoods (RT 8)

This research task explores alternatives to mining and post-extractive industries in the Arctic, with a primary focus on landscape engagements and multiple forms of livelihood…

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Scenarios as a tool for co-production of knowledge (RT9)

This research task will further develop participatory methodologies for producing locally relevant scenarios that can be used for exploring potential futures. A range of factors…

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