In the inaugural episode of the podcast, Klaus Dodds, political geographer and Professor of Geopolitics at Royal Holloway University of London, explains the ways in which the geopolitics of the polar regions are distinct from other parts of the globe. The discussion with Prof. Dodds further includes two recent cases of marine spatial planning—the Ross Sea Marine Protected Area, and the fisheries moratorium in the Central Arctic Ocean—that illustrate some of the major themes of the Polar Geopolitics podcast, i.e. the intersection of environmental protection,  economic exploitation, science diplomacy and international relations in the polar regions.

The discussion in this episode is inspired by the article Antarctic Geopolitics and the Ross Sea Marine Protected Area by Klaus Dodds and Cassandra Brooks. 

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