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  • Monday, March 29, 2021
  • Request for Public Comment: Draft Arctic Research Plan

The Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee has released a draft of the Arctic Research Plan 2022-2026 for public review in the Federal Register.

The comment period will close on June 11, 2021. The draft plan addresses the most pressing Arctic research needs that require a collaborative approach and that can advance understanding of the Arctic, inform policy and planning decisions, and promote the well-being of Arctic and global communities. Download the plan and learn how to comment at


Polar bear in water near Cambridge Bay, Nunavut. Photo by Amanda Byrd.