One Arctic

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Science  17 Apr 2015:
Vol. 348, Issue 6232, pp. 263
DOI: 10.1126/science.aab3119

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This month, the United States takes over the chairmanship of the Arctic Council, a position it last held in 1998. Since then, global interest in the Arctic has increased, and the council has evolved considerably. What has spurred that interest, and what will the council focus on under U.S. leadership?