British explorer John Franklin died in Canada's northern reaches in the 1840s, along with all of his crew. Only recently were his ships finally found. Now, they are a gift from the U.K. to Canada.
Groundwater may play an unrecognized role in thawing Arctic permafrost following wildfires, according to new research.
Britain announced Monday it will give Canada the shipwrecks of British explorer John Franklin, who perished with his crew while trying to chart the Northwest Passage through the Arctic in … Click to Continue »
300 billion tiny pieces of plastic trash are drifting just beneath the surface in ocean waters previously impervious to the pollution onslaught
The high Arctic is almost unbearably beautiful. The plains that turn tawny gold and rust red come autumn, the flat tundra that rises sharply into icy peaks, the vast herds of caribou. For decades these images have been enough to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from oil drilling — it...
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The Senate rejection of a budget amendment that would have prevented oil and gas development within the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. This post Senate Votes to Allow Arctic Refuge Drilling Despite Pushback appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
The next round in the fight over the Arctic Refuge begins now.
Marking the geographic boundary of the Arctic Circle isn't an easy job. It's a constantly moving target, shifting with the Earth's movement. And although the line is marked on maps at approximately 66.5 degrees north from the equator,...Show More Summary
No one said that monsters needed to be big or even scary. But when James Dwight Dana first spotted one strange plankton species back in the 19th century, he knew he had something weird on his hands. "Little monster," Monstrilla seemed like as good a name as any. After all, scientists can name species after pretty much anything, even penises. More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is one step closer to oil and gas drilling. A budget measure approved by the Republican-controlled Senate late Thursday allows Congress to pursue legislation allowing oil and gas exploration in the remote refuge on a majority vote. Republican Sens. Show More Summary
Congress is a step closer to opening Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling. A budget measure approved by the Republican-controlled Senate allows Congress to pursue legislation … Click to Continue »
The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge—one of our most threatened landscapes—may be opened up to drilling, and opponents are taking to Instagram to protest
A bill to drill in the ANWR would require only a 51-majority vote in the Senate since it is in the budget plan.
“The notion that we, tonight, after 60-plus years, would give up what is a biologically important area... for what? For oil we don’t need?”
Authored by Tsvetana Paraskova via OilPrice.com, Neither sanctions nor persistently low oil prices are hindering Russia’s ambitions or plans to develop oil resources in its sections of the Arctic. In April, state-controlled oil giant...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democrats on Thursday failed to pass a measure to block oil and gas drilling in part of the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve, losing to Republicans who believe production there would provide jobs and wealth.
Solar-powered flying platforms have yet to prove their real-world applicability outside of targeted demonstrations. Monitoring glaciers in polar regions is in pole position to become a primary application, as the midnight sun offers ideal conditions for perpetual flights.
A University of Manitoba graduate student discovered Canada's first, genuine, scientifically sound monster lurking under our Arctic sea ice.