The continental shelf: geological, legal, or geopolitical?

With Shell receiving┬áconditional approval to drill in the Chukchi Sea in offshore Alaska, the phrase “continental shelf” has come up…

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When is it New Year's at the North Pole?

When December 31 draws to a close, people around the world will welcome in a new year. Unlike in the summery Antarctic, celebrations in the Arctic will take place under…Continue Reading →