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Obama heads north to Alaska, where drilling decision looms large
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Obama heads north to Alaska, where drilling decision looms large

President Barack Obama on Saturday defended his decision to allow Royal Dutch Shell to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean under what he said were rigorous standards, fending off criticism by environmental groups. His message comes on the eve of a ... Lawyer Herald, 1 day ago
Obama defends Shell Arctic drilling decision Gulf Times, 23 hours ago

US lets Shell drill for oil off Alaska

The federal government on Monday gave Royal Dutch Shell the final permit it needs to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska's northwest coast for the first time in more than two decades. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental ...
 CNBC1 week ago Obama allows Shell to dig deeper for Arctic oil  Green Left Weekly6 days ago Walking an Arctic Tightrope  Geoexpro2 days ago Shell gets go ahead for Arctic drilling  Northern Territory News1 week ago
Christian Science Monitor

NASA's incredible expedition to explore the Arctic ice sheets

The sea ice around the North Pole is critical to regulating global temperature, ocean currents, and atmospheric circulation, and it's melting away faster every year. That's because Arctic sea ice is also more sensitive to rising temperatures than any other ...
 Economic Times1 month ago The Big Melt: Why 2015 could be another low-ice year in the Arctic  Christian Science Monitor5 days ago Arctic openings  National Snow and Ice Data Center1 week ago Open and shut  National Snow and Ice Data Center3 weeks ago

Bowhead whale found dead, beached near Tuktoyaktuk, N.W.T.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada is investigating after a bowhead whale was found dead on the Northwest Territories' Arctic coastline. The cause of the whale's death is so far undetermined but there is no reason to link it to 30 dead whales found this ...
 CBC5 days ago Dead bowhead whale found dead, beached near Tuktoyaktuk, Canada  Sott.net5 days ago

US Presidential Frontrunner Clinton Says Arctic Drilling 'Not Worth Risk'

Hillary Clinton is sceptical about drilling in the Arctic Ocean. MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US Democratic presidential race frontrunner Hillary Clinton said on Tuesday that drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean is not "worth the risk." On Monday, the US ...
 Sputnik1 week ago Hillary Clinton speaks against Arctic drilling  Northern Forum1 week ago Opposing Obama-backed Arctic drilling  PressTV.com1 week ago Hillary Clinton tweets her opposition to Arctic oil drilling  Splash 2471 week ago

Shell gets final permit for Arctic

Oil and gas giant Shell has been granted the final permit it needs to begin drilling below the ocean floor for oil in the Arctic. Shell began work last month, but was allowed to drill just the top sections of two wells, off the coast of Alaska. ...
 BBC1 week ago Royal Dutch Shell gets drilling permit for Arctic waters  Irish Times1 week ago US issues Arctic drilling permit to Shell  MaltaToday1 week ago US grants Shell final permit for Arctic oil drilling  Biztellers.com1 week ago
Times of Oman

Braving icy waters of Arctic

Ny-Alesund (Norway): How do algae react to the warming of the Arctic Ocean? How is it affecting wildlife in the fjords? To find answers, researchers rely heavily on divers who brave the icy waters to gather samples. "Without them, we wouldn't be ...
 Times of Oman2 weeks ago Divers important to Arctic warming research  Brunei Times1 week ago Extreme diving, crucial to Arctic research  AFP2 weeks ago

Arctic drilling begins

Royal Dutch Shell started to drill into the sea floor in the United States' portion of the Arctic Ocean late Thursday, the first drilling to take place there in years. The Polar Pioneer, a Transocean drilling rig leased to Shell, started the ...
 The Hill4 weeks ago Shell Permitted to Conduct Drilling in Arctic - US Interior Department  Sputnik1 week ago Shell starts Arctic drilling  Business & Legal Reports2 weeks ago BSEE approves updated permit for Shell's Arctic exploration well  Drilling Contractor1 week ago
The Pew Charitable Trusts

Safeguarding Important Areas in the Arctic Ocean

A pod of beluga whales swim in the Chukchi Sea. TheChukchi Coastal Buffer in the Chukchi Sea provides a crucial corridor for some of the largest marinewildlife migrations in the world. Overview The U.S. Arctic Ocean supports unique species ...
 The Pew Charitable Trusts2 days ago Shell's Arctic (Update): The Polar Pioneer Began Work On July 30 In The Alaskan's Chukchi Sea  Seeking Alpha1 week ago Chukchi Sea Alaska  Examiner.com3 weeks ago

UVic's underwater observatory offers glimpse of Arctic sea floor

Researchers with University of Victoria's Ocean Networks Canada are back in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, making the community's underwater mini-observatory bigger and better. "By the end of this trip it will have three times as many instruments on it ...
 CBC1 week ago
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