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The 2015 edition of the Arctic Yearbook is now online at . The theme of this year's edition is "Governing and Governance", including a comprehensive collection of peer-reviewed articles under the following sections: local, sub-national and national governance; Arctic regional governance; and international and global governance. Topics include issues such as energy resources, sustainable development, maritime affairs, foreign policy making, identities and indigenous self-determination, environmental regimes, Arctic Council politics, multi-level institutions, state and non-state cooperation, and security and defense policy.

The 2015 Arctic Yearbook includes 19 scholarly articles, 16 expert commentaries, and 7 briefing notes, from 68 authors from 18 countries. It is open access.

You can access AY2015 in various ways:

1. AY2015 Flip Book (ideal for tablets and smart phones). You can read the yearbook and share it via:
2. At that same web address, you also have the option to download the full 455 page PDF.

3. Access individual PDFs of the articles, commentaries or briefing notes directly on our website at

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