Arctic - Links and Resources

Indigenous organizations

Indigenous Environmental Network
www.ienearth.org

Inuit Circumpolar Council 
www.inuit.org

Resisting Environmental Destruction on Indigenous Lands (REDOIL)
www.ienearth.org/redoil.html

Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North 
www.raipon.org

Saami Council 
www.saamicouncil.net

NGOs and campaign groups

Alaska Wilderness League
www.alaskawild.org

Pacific Environment
www.pacificenvironment.org

Sierra Club 
www.sierraclub.org

Arctic news and information

Arctic Focus 
www.arcticfocus.com

Arctic Portal 
www.arcticportal.org

International Polar Year 
www.ipy.org

Siku News 
www.sikunews.com

Books

Subhankar Banerjee, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: seasons of life and land, a photographic journey, Mountaineers Books, 2003.

Steven Kazlowski, The Last Polar Bear: Facing the Truth of a Warming World, Mountaineers Books, 2008.

Barry Lopez, Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape, Harvill Press, 1999.

Films

Atanarjuat, The Fast Runner, directed by Zacharias Kunuk, 2000: perhaps the world’s first Inuit movie!

Baked Alaska, directed by Franny Armstrong, 2002: struggles over climate change and oil.

Kivalina: the canary in the mine, directed by Nicolas Koutsikas, 2009: Arctic peoples vs Exxon.

mag cover This article is from the July 2009 issue of New Internationalist.
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