The UK’s National Strategy for Maritime Security has the Arctic on its radar

The United Kingdom is a country with longstanding interests in the Arctic. In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, English whalers…


Putin signs law allowing oil and gas corporations to defend infrastructure

  On September 18, 2013, 28 Greenpeace activists and two journalists sailing on¬†the non-profit organization’s icebreaker, Arctic Sunrise, boarded Russia’s¬†Prirazlomnoye…


Amendment to build icebreakers introduced to U.S. defense bill

  In mid November, U.S. Senators Mark Begich (D-AK) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) introduced an amendment into the National Defense Authorization Act cosponsored by Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Patty…Continue Reading →