Category Archives: Arctic Development

Paris and the Arctic

Some ARCTIC pieces of interest from this past week: – Study: Alaska to lose much of its shallow permafrost by century’s end, Yereth Rosen, ADN – COP21 and the Arctic: What’s at Stake?, Victoria Herrmann, The Arctic Institute – COP21 … Continue reading

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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

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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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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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