Tags » Chukchi Sea

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


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


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

MASIE June 23 2015 - Arctic Sea Ice Up Over Last 2 Days

June 23 2014  MASIE Update – According to MASIE Arctic Sea Ice is up over the last 2 days

Region 93 days ago End Last 92… 116 more words
Arctic Sea Ice

Climate: Ocean acidification could reach critical level in key Alaska fishing grounds before mid-century

Impacts likely to ripple through ocean ecosystem

Staff Report

FRISCO — Parts of the Arctic Ocean are acidifying so fast that some marine species may see their ability to build and maintain shells threatened as early as 2030, according to new research by NOAA, the University of Alaska, and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. 417 more words