Author Archives: CCU

Finland: Saami indigenous people disregarded

The Saami of northern Europe are facing threats from all sides. Timber, pulp and mining companies are crowding into their ancestral land, clearing the boreal forests and destroying their livelihoods. Enough is enough: tell Finland to finally adopt the International … Continue reading

Posted in Cooperative Events, Press | Leave a comment

Administration Gives Shell Conditional Approval

Shocked to read in yesterday’s NYT “Administration Gives Conditional Approval for Shell to Drill in Arctic” New York Times May 11 Article

Posted in Arctic Development, Press | Leave a comment

March 2015 Update

ARCTIC COUNCIL OFFSHORE OIL AND GAS UPDATE, MARCH 2015 In 2014 Canada took the lead in conducting the first exercise in implementing the 2013 Agreement on Cooperation on Marine Oil Pollution agreement by testing and updating the information and procedures … Continue reading

Posted in Arctic Development | Leave a comment

Voices of Sustainable Management and Arctic Conservation Being Heard

Board Member Jim Ayers Reports: The recent announcement of President Obama of his Withdrawal of Certain Areas of the United States Outer Continental Shelf Offshore Alaska from Leasing Disposition is a clear indication that voices of conservation and sustainable management of … Continue reading

Posted in Arctic Development | Comments Off on Voices of Sustainable Management and Arctic Conservation Being Heard

SAO meets in Whitehorse

SAO meets in Whitehorse for final gathering under Canadian Chairmanship March 2-5, 2015 Read interview with Koji Sekimizu, Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization, on the Polar Code, IMO, and the Arctic Council [read more about Arctic Council]

Posted in Cooperative Events | Leave a comment