Arctic & Antarctica
Arctic & Antarctica
Energy

Feds Ask Ninth Circuit to Approve Arctic Drilling Plan

PORTLAND, Ore. (CN) – Alaska’s icy northern seas are melting, with this year marking the third lowest on record for Arctic sea ice.

Arctic & Antarctica
Fisheries

Swimming Away! Arctic Fisheries and International Cooperation

In 2008, the European Union (EU) stated that ‘the overall effect is that climate change will fuel existing conflicts over depleting resources, especially where access to those resources is politicised.’

Arctic & Antarctica
Property

This Arctic Community Is Literally Falling Into the Ocean

Some residents of Tuktoyaktuk, on the northern tip of Northwest Territories, are facing relocation as they struggle with melting ground and a rising sea.

Arctic & Antarctica
Energy

Critics gear up for response to lease sale in Arctic refuge

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Opponents of oil drilling in America’s largest wildlife refuge have a message for oil drillers and the people who finance them: Don’t become the company known for the demise of America’s polar bears.

Arctic & Antarctica
Waterways

Russia Launches New Battle Ship to ‘Defend National Interests’ in the Arctic

Russia has unveiled a new combat icebreaker vessel in St. Petersburg on Friday which it says will help defend its national interests in the Arctic, the state-run TASS news agency reported.

Arctic & Antarctica
Science

Antarctic ice cliffs may not contribute to sea-level rise as much as predicted

Study finds even the tallest ice cliffs should support their own weight rather than collapsing catastrophically

Arctic & Antarctica
Fisheries

More than just whale food: Krill's influence on carbon dioxide and global climate

Antarctic krill are well-known for their role at the base of the Southern Ocean food web, where they're food for marine predators such as seals, penguins and whales.

Arctic & Antarctica
Advocacy

Southwest Atlantic humpback whale populations bounce back from brink of extinction

THE SOUTHWEST ATLANTIC HUMPBACK WHALE POPULATION IS NOW REACHING RECORD NUMBERS NOT SEEN SINCE WHALING STARTED IN THE EARLY 20TH CENTURY.

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