An Arctic Council meeting in Maine? Why it’s not as strange as you may think

When Portland, Maine was named as the site of this fall’s Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials meeting, the announcement was met with enthusiasm from local businesses and politicians, and raised eyebrows from some Arctic watchers outside the state. 

But this week has left little doubt about both the importance Maine places on its relationship to the North and Continue. Continue reading...

Source: http://www.rcinet.ca/eye-on-the-arctic/2016/10/07/an-arctic-council-meeting-in-maine-why-its-not-as-strange-as-you-may-think/