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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

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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

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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]

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CCU celebrates launch of UN Initiative

and will move on efforts to insure that the Arctic takes center stage in discussions, actions, and allocations that follow in the UN and global context of implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 21st Century.”     HEALTHY … Continue reading

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LONG-TERM WARMING AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE PERSIST IN THE ARCTIC Marine fishes and black carbon new additions to the Arctic Report Card San Francisco, USA —Though not as extreme as last year, the Arctic continues to show evidence of a shift … Continue reading

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