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…


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 →