Arctic news and updates
US Senate votes to protect the Arctic
The US Senate yesterday voted 54 to 46 to defeat a proposal to open the pristine Arctic National ...
Petroleum development a new threat for the Norwegian Barents Sea
Oslo, Norway - Within the next two weeks, the Norwegian Parliament is expected to approve ...
Kyoto Protocol completes its rise from the ashes
Marrakech, Morocco – As environment ministers from 160 countries agreed rules for the Kyoto climate ...
Kyoto agreement must stand the test of time
Marrakech, Morocco: Australia, Canada, Japan and Russia should abandon their entrenched positions ...
First petroleum project in Norwegian Barents Sea stirs intense debate
Plans to develop Norway’s first natural gas field in the Barents Sea have raised serious concerns ...
Gambling contest pays off for climate researchers
A gambling contest in Alaska’s interior is providing researchers with a remarkably accurate record ...
Risk to Arctic National Wildlife Refuge intensifies following terrorist attacks
Washington, D.C., USA: In the wake of the September terrorist attacks on the USA, several members ...
Parts of Greenland’s ice sheet melting fast
Parts of the Greenland ice sheet are melting at up to nearly 42 centimeters (cms) per year, and the ...
Norwegian study reveals potentially disastrous effects of petroleum production on cod stocks
Finnmark, Norway: A recent study by The Norwegian Institute for Marine Research (IMR) has revealed ...
WWF welcomes Norsk Hydro’s decision to postpone controversial Icelandic aluminium smelter project
Oslo, Norway – WWF, the conservation organisation, today welcomed Norsk Hydro’s decision to ...
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