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Russia bids for vast Arctic territories at UN

MOSCOW – Russia has submitted its bid for vast territories in the Arctic to the United Nations, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.

The ministry said in a statement that Russia is claiming 1.2 million square kilometres of Artic sea shelf extending more than 350 nautical miles (about 650 kilometres) from the shore. 271 more words

World

Russia Ups The Ante In The Race For The Arctic

Russia is not giving up in its bid to claim as much of the Arctic as it can.

Eight years after literally placing a flag via submarine on the seabed of the North Pole, Russia announced that it has… 147 more words

Russia ups the ante in the race for the Arctic

Russia is not giving up in its bid to claim as much of the Arctic as it can.

Eight years after literally placing a flag via submarine on the seabed of the North Pole, Russia announced that it has… 149 more words

International

Arctic and Antarctic Ice Growing

Vice-President Al Gore, in his 2007 Noble Prize acceptance speech, said,

“The North Polar ice cap is falling off a cliff … It could be completely gone in summer in as little as seven years. 541 more words

Energy

Curiosity, passion and science: On the natural history of an Arctic pseudoscorpion

I’m pleased to announce a publication* about the natural history of a tiny, wonderful arachnid: the pseudoscorpion Wyochernes asiaticus.

I’ve published quite a few papers, but this one is really special: it’s special because it’s about an… 895 more words

Arachnids