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Victory lap

The Department of the Interior’s much ballyhooed decision about whether or not to let Shell Oil try drilling (again) in the Arctic is expected any day now. 702 more words

Analysis

Worth saving

This very short NASA video is a really good illustration of what is occurring in the Arctic. While scientists doubt that reversing the melting of Arctic sea ice… 36 more words

The Science

Tracking polar bears in the Beaufort Sea – February 2015 map

Here is the February 2015 follow-up to my post on the July 2013 track map for female polar bears being followed by satellite in the Beaufort Sea by the US Geological Survey (USGS) – … 288 more words

Sea Ice Habitat

MASIE FYI

Just in case you are wondering why no MASIE plots/tables from me.

The MASIE data has not been updated since day 316 of 2014.

This is the top of the MASIE page.

Arctic Sea Ice

Environment: Feds eye new Arctic drilling rules

Major spill would devastate Arctic ecosystems

Staff Report

FRISCO — Proposed new Arctic drilling rules would require fossil fuel companies to have a spare drilling rig available in case they lose control of the primary well. 480 more words

Environment

The remote Alaskan village that needs to be relocated due to climate change

ALASKA – This tiny and isolated town of 400 cannot be reached by road. It lies on a fragile barrier island along the Chukchi Sea, 83 miles above the Arctic circle. 249 more words

News

9 Feb 2015 (AFR) - Arctic oil loses allure in altered landscape - exploration loses its appeal as crude price falls

(9 Feb 2015, AFR, p19, Richard Milne and Christopher Adams, with Kathrin Hille)

‘… In spite of objections from environmental campaigners, the Arctic has long been heralded as the next major frontier for “Big Oil”. 68 more words

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