1st August 2020 sees the launch of the project ArcticHubs - Building sustainability and resilience across the Arctic, a four-year initiative funded as part of the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme.

The Arctic today faces extraordinary pressures, with globalisation and climate change combining to drive change at an unprecedented rate. The opening up of new economic sectors, including mining and mass tourism, alongside the industrialisation of many traditional livelihoods, such as fishing and forestry, are driving land use conflicts between competing sectors, and producing profound transformations on lives and communities at the economic, socio-cultural, political and environmental levels.

The ArcticHubs project is an ambitious, multi-disciplinary international collaboration that aims to develop research-led, practice-based solutions to the urgent challenges faced in the Arctic.

In the ArcticHubs project from BOKU are involved the Institute of Forest, Environmental, and Natural Resource Policy, the group working within Forest Policy Research Network of the European Forest Institute, and the Institute of Silviculture.

Please find more information about the ArcticHubs project in the press release.


28.07.2020