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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Canada readies territorial claims; Russia stalls

Canada has just concluded a geological expedition in the Arctic in the run-up to its submission of territorial claims. A two-team expedition of federal geologists and oceanographers examined land from…Continue Reading →