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Empire Editorial: Obama 'declares war' on Alaska

...are expected. The Washington Post reports that the Department of the Interior will this week set certain parts of the Arctic Ocean off-limits to drilling. The Department of the Interior also could impose "additional limits on oil and gas production...
Researchers say Arctic Ocean leaking methane

...dioxide, and it's leaking from the Arctic Ocean at an alarming rate, according...Nature Geoscience, states that the Arctic Ocean is releasing methane at a rate...flooded and became part of the Arctic Ocean. During that time on dry land...
United States leadership needed in Arctic Ocean

...States has vital interests in the Arctic Ocean, given Alaska's location and...and peaceful management of the Arctic Ocean. U.S. ratification of the U...initiative to make the central Arctic Ocean a peaceful preserve for all humankind...
Alaska Science Forum: Far-north changes pondered in San Francisco

...The dark waters of the entire Arctic Ocean have absorbed the sun's a much greater rate than the Arctic Ocean as a whole. Sea ice melting in...previous 16 years.Since 2000, the Arctic Ocean has lost 541,000 square miles...
Five Good Reads for 2014

...year is Bernard's, in which he plays his Alaska experiences off the stark adventures of a relative who traveled the Arctic Ocean in the early twentieth century.? "Gnawed Bones" by Peggy Shumaker. I begin my writing days by reading poetry...
Arctic offshore drill company enters guilty pleas

ANCHORAGE - The company hired by Royal Dutch Shell PLC in 2012 to drill on petroleum leases in the Arctic Ocean pleaded guilty Friday to eight felony environmental and maritime crimes.Noble Drilling U.S. LLC, based in Sugarland, Texas...
Scientists Present Lectures at UAF on the Arctic Ocean

...Four renowned geoscientists will be visiting the University of Alaska Fairbanks to present their research on how the Arctic Ocean formed 140 million to 80 million years ago. The presentations will take place from 3:30 p.m. to 5:10 p.m...
My Turn: Ramp up US, Alaska's Arctic infrastructure

...2008, the states bordering the Arctic Ocean signed the Ilulissat Declaration...the shared central area of the Arctic Ocean; and (c) and quarrels over migrating...the sweep of the Arctic ("The Arctic Ocean Up for Grabs"; "Ratify the Law...
Groups sue to protect walrus from drilling

...continental shelf.In recent years, sea ice has receded north beyond shallow continental shelf waters and into remote Arctic Ocean water, where depths exceed 2 miles and walrus cannot dive to the bottom. Starting in 2007, without sea ice over shallow...
Mitt Romney rallies support for GOP

...bipartisan delegation that includes Begich has been successful in opening the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska and Arctic Ocean to oil and gas development while continuing to fight for drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. He said that...


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