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The #ThinkArctic Podcast is about exploring the challenges and opportunities in the Arctic by shining a light on innovation. We aim to elevate the dialogue between those that live in the Arctic and those that are looking to the Arctic for opportunity.
||CleanEpisode 035: Kate McWilliams, Arctic Youth Ambassador||In this episode of #ThinkArctic, we speak with Arctic Youth Ambassador Kate McWilliams about life in Bethel, being a small business owner and the impact of internet connectivity.||9/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 034: Laurel Katchatag, Arctic Youth Ambassador||In this episode, we speak with Arctic Youth Ambassador Laurel Katchatag about education, suicide awareness and growing up in rural Alaska.||9/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 033: Tasha Elizarde, Arctic Youth Ambassador||In this episode of #ThinkArctic, we chat with Arctic Youth Ambassador Tasha Elizarde about growing up in Alaska, climate change and Arctic policy.||8/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 032: Arctic Youth Ambassadors||In this episode of #ThinkArctic, we chat with a trio of Arctic Youth Ambassadors about the issues most important to them, including climate change and suicide.||8/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 031: Verner Wilson III, Friends of the Earth||In this episode of #ThinkArctic, we speak with Verner Wilson III of Friends of the Earth about growing up in Bristol Bay, Alaska, and environmental concerns in the Arctic.||7/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 030: Rico Worl, Trickster Company||In this episode, we speak with Rico Worl, co-founder of Juneau-based design firm Trickster Company, about native art.||7/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 029: Michael Black, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium||In this episode, we speak with Michael Black, Program Development Director for the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, about bringing plumbing many of us take for granted to remote villages.||6/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 028: Ward Hinger, Imaging Associates||In this episode of #ThinkArctic, we speak with Ward Hinger, CEO at Imaging Associates, about leveraging internet connectivity to deliver healthcare imaging services in rural Alaska.||6/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 027: Greta Schuerch, Teck Alaska Incorporated||In this episode, we speak with Greta Schuerch, Senior Government & Public Relations Coordinator at Teck Alaska Incorporated, about the Red Dog mine, one of the largest zinc mines in the world.||6/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 026: Ben Kellie, K2 Dronotics||In this episode of #ThinkArctic, we chat with Ben Kellie, CEO and chief pilot at K2 Dronotics, about the work his drone service startup is doing in the Arctic.||5/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 025: Mayor Richard Beneville of Nome, Alaska||In the first episode of #ThinkArctic Season 2, we chat with Richard Beneville, mayor of Nome, Alaska, about opportunities and challenges in the region.||5/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 024: Arctic Encounter 2018 preview with Rachel Kallander||In this episode of #ThinkArctic, we speak with Rachel Kallander, founder and executive director of Arctic Encounter, about what to expect from this year’s symposium in Seattle.||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 023: Congressman Don Young, Alaska||In this episode, we speak with U.S. Congressman Don Young of Alaska about priorities and opportunities in America’s Arctic.||4/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 022: Rebecca Reuter, NOAA||In this episode of #ThinkArctic, we chat with NOAA Science Communication Specialist Rebecca Reuter about research in the Arctic.||3/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 021: Dr. Robert Bindschadler, NASA Scientist Emeritus||In this episode of #ThinkArctic, we chat with NASA Scientist Emeritus Dr. Robert Bindschadler about research in the Arctic and Antarctic.||3/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 020: Dr. Gary Ferguson, Alaska healthcare expert||In this episode of #ThinkArctic, we chat with Dr. Gary Ferguson, a naturopathic doctor living in Anchorage who has spent more than 16 years addressing the social, economic, cultural and environmental factors that contribute to the health and...||2/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 019: Ronald Brower Sr., University of Alaska Fairbanks||In this episode of #ThinkArctic, we chat with Ronald Brower Sr., an instructor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, about teaching native language and growing up in the Arctic.||2/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 018: Melanie Bahnke, Kawerak Inc.||In this episode of #ThinkArctic, we chat with Melanie Bahnke, president and CEO of Kawerak, Inc., about the challenges of living in the Arctic.||1/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 017: Forrest Olemaun, North Slope Borough||In this episode of #ThinkArctic, we chat with Forrest “Deano” Olemaun, chief administrative officer for the North Slope Borough, about growing up in the Arctic and how technology has impacted the way of life.||1/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 016: Paul Fuhs, Marine Exchange of Alaska||In this episode, we chat with Paul Fuhs, president of the Marine Exchange of Alaska, about vessel safety and protecting the environment.||1/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 015: Hallie Bissett, Alaska Native Village Corporation Association||In this episode, we chat with Hallie Bissett, executive director of the Alaska Native Village Corporation Association, about the organization’s work to further the collective interests of the state’s native populations.||12/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 014: Wilfred Ryan, Ryan Air||In this episode, we chat with Wilfred Ryan, CEO of Ryan Air, about the longtime Alaska Bush carrier and how internet connectivity has impacted the business.||11/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 013: Nick Hanson, American Ninja Warrior||In this episode of #ThinkArctic, we chat with Nick Hanson, better known as the the Eskimo Ninja on NBC's American Ninja Warrior, about growing up in rural Alaska and his experiences on the hit TV show.||11/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 012: Alaska Rep. Zach Fansler||In this episode, we speak with Alaska Rep. Zach Fansler about connectivity, climate change and the challenges facing rural Arctic communities.||10/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 011: Brian Rogers, Chair, University of the Arctic||In this episode, we speak with Brian Rogers, chair of the University of the Arctic’s Board of Governors and former chancellor of the University of Alaska Fairbanks.||10/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 010: Brennan Walsh, President, STG Incorporated||In this episode of #ThinkArctic, we speak with Brennan Walsh, president at STG Incorporated, about the construction of GCI’s massive TERRA network.||9/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 009: Clay Koplin, Mayor of Cordova, Alaska||In this episode of #ThinkArctic, we speak with Clay Koplin, mayor of Cordova, Alaska, and CEO of Cordova Electric Cooperative, at the Arctic Encounter Symposium in Seattle about challenges and opportunities in the Arctic.||8/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 008: Gwen Holdmann, Alaska Center for Energy and Power||In this episode of #ThinkArctic, we speak with Gwen Holdmann, director of the Alaska Center for Energy and Power, about energy challenges and living off the power grid in Alaska.||8/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 007: Robert McDowell, Arctic Economic Council||In this episode, we speak with former FCC commissioner Robert McDowell who now leads the Arctic Economic Council Telecommunications Working Group.||8/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 006: Tina Pidgeon, General Counsel, GCI||In this episode of #ThinkArctic, we speak with Tina Pidgeon -- general counsel, chief compliance officer, and senior vice president of Governmental Affairs for GCI -- about broadband and the challenges and opportunities in the Arctic.||7/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 005: The Wilson Center's Dr. Mike Sfraga||In this episode of #ThinkArctic, we speak with Dr. Mike Sfraga, director of the Polar Initiative at The Wilson Center, about the Polar Initiative and the importance of infrastructure in the Arctic.||6/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 004: Sean Dwyer from Deadliest Catch||In this episode of #ThinkArctic, we speak with Sean Dwyer, captain of fishing vessel Brenna A and star of the hit TV show Deadliest Catch, about how Arctic issues are impacting his industry.||6/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 003: How Broadband Is Changing Lives In The Arctic||In this episode of #ThinkArctic, we speak with Dr. Pam Lloyd, vice president of GCI Education and Healthcare, about how broadband is changing lives in the Arctic. We also speak with guests from Dr. Lloyd’s panel on the impact of broadband in the...||5/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 002: Fran Ulmer and Stefan Lindström||In this episode of #ThinkArctic, we speak with Fran Ulmer, chair of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission, about the Unites States’ chairmanship of the Arctic Council as it is about to transfer to Finland. We also speak with Stefan Lindström, consul...||5/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 001: U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski||In this inaugural episode of #ThinkArctic, a podcast that tackles the biggest issues facing the Arctic, we speak with U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska about the Arctic issues that are top-of-mind for her.||4/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
This short podcast provides quick, insightful interviews with knowledge people who live and/or work in the Arctic.
Great interviews, good perspectives.
This podcast is currently my favorite. Thank you for sharing.