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In Arctic, Greenpeace picks new fight with old foe

...and are awaiting sentencing.Greenpeace activists also climbed aboard icebreakers contracted by Shell as they left the Baltic Sea. And the Greenpeace ship "Esperanza" is now shadowing Shell's drilling vessels as they head north to bore exploratory...
Happy New Year!

...Sopot, Gdynia, and Gdansk. So far we have been to the Pier in Sopot and in Gdynia, walked along the coast of the Baltic Sea, gone shopping, and enjoyed some good meals out. We have a little less than a week left to fit as much more in as...
The Overseas Experience

...totally fine- I didn't either. But, if you are curious, it is located at the very northern part of Poland on the Baltic Sea and is one of the larger cities in Poland. I arrived in Poland on a beautiful sunny afternoon to a large city decorated...
One Week In home to one of the most visited tourist attractions in Poland- the Pier at Sopot Beach. Lining the coast of the Baltic Sea, the beautiful sandy beach stretched on either side of the Pier as far as we could see. The Pier itself is the longest...
March Madness

...November. The sun has been out for the past 5 or 6 days allowing for more opportunities to explore the beaches along the Baltic Sea and the other sights one last time before I head back to America in a few weeks. They say that Spring doesn't officially...
This Day in History

...Soviet Union agreed on a plan to partition Poland. In 1989, deposed Philippine President Ferdinand E. Marcos died in exile in Hawaii at age 72. In 1994, more than 900 people died when an Estonian ferry capsized and sank in the Baltic sea.
This Day in History

...agreed on a plan to partition Poland. In 1994, more than 900 people died when an Estonian ferry capsized and sank in the Baltic sea. In 1995, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO chairman Yasser Arafat signed an accord to transfer much of...
4 from Denmark look at Juneau for cruise ship port development ships coming into port every year - so their tourism niche is growing. In the entire global cruise industry, the Baltic Sea service is the third largest."We are close to fully occupied in the season to dates that are booked by the cruise...
NOAA public comment period for seal listings expanded

...25. The proposed listings include four subspecies of ringed seals found in the Arctic Ocean and Bering, Okhotsk and Baltic seas, plus Lake Ladoga in Russia. The listings also include two distinct population segments of bearded seals found in...
Regional News
Rhea to play professional basketball in Poland

...Rhea's contract features a rent free fully furnished apartment (with internet, cable, and phone) in Gdynia on the Baltic Sea across from Sweden and Norway, a paid car, the flight to Poland and a return flight to the United States for Christmas...


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