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…


Study finds increase in litter on Arctic seafloor

Carbon dioxide, black soot, and nuclear waste are all commonly discussed pollutants in the Arctic. The potential risk of contamination from oil spills is also another pollutant that receives a…Continue Reading →