UArctic’s Nominations Committee kindly requests UArctic higher education institution members to come forward with preliminary nominations for a student who could serve on the Board of UArctic. The deadline has been extended to March 7, 2023.

Born in a small fishing village in Vesteralen, northern Norway, a fisherman-turned-scientist witnessed a rapid increase in marine plastic waste polluting the Arctic, an inevitable byproduct of expanding commercial fisheries.

The High North Hero Award is an annual award established by the High North Center for Business and Governance to honor a person, organization or company who has contributed to highlighting or developing the High North.