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China's Ready to Cash In on a Melting Arctic

Put simply, “the damn thing melted,” Navy Secretary Richard Spencer explained in recent testimony, referring to Arctic ice melt as the trigger for the new U.S. 1,233 more words


Sea Fog and Starfish

The California Coast can take on a mystic aura in February. I observed this while cozying away at a B&B near Huntington Beach one year ago, during part of a sabbatical from the University in Indiana where I teach. 985 more words

Drilling for Oil in the Arctic: The Loss of the Sacred Wild

“Humans are not the sole inhabitants of God’s Earth and indeed there are numerous places where wild paw prints in the dirt vastly outnumber our own.” –  1,273 more words

Environmentalists take Norway to court over Arctic drilling


© AFP/File / by Helene DAUSCHY | Greenpeace has staged several protests against drilling licences awarded in the Arctic

OSLO (AFP) – Representatives for Norway, western Europe’s biggest oil producer, face an Oslo court on Tuesday in a lawsuit brought by Greenpeace and another group opposed to drilling in the Arctic. 567 more words

Trump Worsens Climate Change Risks With Latest Arctic Drilling Approval

Last week, the Trump administration approved a plan for an Italian Company to begin offshore drilling in federal waters off the coast of Alaska. Environmental and Native groups sued to keep the ban on Arctic drilling enacted by the Obama administration, but President Donald Trump  551 more words

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