Researcher • Finland
“We demand environmental accountability from the energy operating in the Arctic”
Paula Kankaanpää is the Director of the Arctic Centre in Finland and the Vice-Rector of research at the University of Lapland. A sea ice scientist formelly with the Finnish Institute of Marine Research, she has worked with the Arctic Council, the Barents Council and the Antarctic cooperation in Finnish Ministry of the Environment for ten years. She has lived in Alaska and Iceland and is familiar with life in Artic Canada and Svalbard.