October 5th, 2011 | by Jeremy Bloom
Well, it's been a good week for oil companies. After two years of delays, the Obama administration has approved oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean.
You'll be relieved to know that there will be no environmental impact from the planned exploitation of 30 million acres of stormy, icy, dangerous waters off the coast of Alaska
June 7th, 2011 | by Guest Contributor
First rule of being a criminal: Don't ever call in the cops. You might not like what they have to say.
December 12th, 2010 | by Guest Contributor
With record cold temperatures in Europe, we’re once again hearing the guffaws of the deniers: “If it’s supposed to be
October 22nd, 2010 | by Jeremy Bloom
Climate change is happening NOW. And global warming is not something we need to worry about 100 years in the
July 21st, 2010 | by Joshua S Hill
For the first time in over 50 years Arctic waters will be the subject of a mapping expedition. What I
July 8th, 2009 | by Kay Sexton
As more shipping—ranging from container vessels to oil tankers to cruise ships—is using Arctic waters, the risk of major oil spillages increases but the actual incidence of minor spills resulting from trimming vessels or flushing tanks is growing and remains largely unreported by shipping lines.
June 24th, 2009 | by Amiel Blajchman
The Northwest Passage is opening up. As Arctic ice melts, the shipping season will grow, and with it, the pressures on the fragile Arctic ecosystem
May 6th, 2009 | by Mridul Chadha
Neglecting its responsibility to protect & preserve the fragile Arctic ecosystem, Russia is planning to use floating nuclear reactors to power its oil drilling efforts in the region.
March 27th, 2009 | by Amiel Blajchman
Russia's Security Council has authorized the creation of an Arctic special forces military to be deployed by the year 2020 to protect their interests in the Far North as new sources of natural resources become more available due to the decrease in ice cover