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The regulation of Arctic Ocean drilling, with implications for the Beartooth Front

President Obama heads off to Alaska this week, and climate change is at the top of his agenda. His comments regarding offshore Arctic oil drilling in particular provide important food for thought for those of us along the Beartooth Front. 1,404 more words

Fracking Information

Obama defends Shell Arctic drilling decision

AFP

The Obama administration’s green light for the Anglo-Dutch oil giant angered environmental groups which have decried the “hypocrisy” of the president, who in recent months has stressed the need for aggressive actions against climate change… 363 more words

A Case Against Oil Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge... and hopefully the rest of Alaska... and the rest of the world

Hello everybody! I’ve kind of phoned it in over the past few weeks, but there’s a good reason for that. What? Did you want me to share it with you? 3,578 more words

Poll: How long until Shell Oil blows it in the Arctic?

Well, I have to admit that I’d have been surprised if President Obama had denied final approvals for Shell Oil to attempt to drill (again) in the Arctic. 393 more words

Analysis

Shell gets federal greenlight for exploratory Arctic drilling

Conditional permits limit operations and set protections for marine mammals

Staff Report

FRISCO — Shell’s Arctic drill plans got a green light from federal regulators today, as the… 1,077 more words

Environment

Tracking polar bears in the Southern Beaufort June 2015 – all 17 bears out on the sea ice

Sixteen females with satellite collars plus one with a glue-on transmitter – down from 17 with collars and 6 with tags last month – all out on the ice during the month of June 2015. 295 more words

Sea Ice Habitat