The University of Washington's Arctic Law and Policy Institute (ALPI) is a collaborative, university-based, multidisciplinary think tank chartered to provide objective analysis of selected law and policy issues related to Arctic marine science, governance, pollution prevention and response, safety of navigation, conservation and management of natural resources, and measures to ensure a healthy and sustainable future for Arctic peoples.

For more information and further resources, see the UW Law Library Arctic Law Research Guide.


Areas of study

  • Arctic Defense & Security
  • Arctic Marine Energy Resources
  • Arctic Marine Environment
  • Arctic Marine Living Resources
  • Arctic Marine Scientific Research
  • Arctic Shipping
  • Indigenous Arctic Residents

ALPI Faculty and Staff Research


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