Shell wins approval to continue the "depletion business" of the Arctic

Yesterday, the Obama administration conditionally approved¬†Shell’s exploration plans this summer in the Chukchi Sea, off Alaska.¬†The Bureau of Ocean Energy…


Medvedev establishes environmental buffer zone around Wrangel Island

On December 27, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree creating a new buffer zone around Wrangel Island in the Arctic. Wrangel Island and nearby Herald Island have enjoyed…Continue Reading →