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USGS: Berry harvests becoming less predictable

...allows researchers to gather observations and investigate them if necessary. It is currently only in Alaska, but the Arctic Council plans to expand it to be an international circumpolar observation system. The University of Alaska Fairbanks's...
Murkowski: Arctic issues about more than Alaska

...into the chairmanship role of the Arctic Council this year. Alaska's a nationwide priority. The Arctic Council is a intergovernmental group consisting...percent of Alaskans know about the Arctic Council. Where does this apathy come...
Voices of Alaska: U.S. must become informed on Arctic issues

...States assumed the Chair of the Arctic Council last month in an international...clearly or vaguely aware of the Arctic Council's existence. Alaskans, who...with only 35 percent aware of the Arctic Council. When you compare this awareness...
Voices of Alaska: A new Congress brings new hope for Alaska

...Arctic policy, where studies rather than investment is driving the agenda. With the United States taking over the Arctic Council this year, we must use our new leadership role to promote policies that respect the wishes of the Alaskans who call...
Voices of Alaska: U.S. has opportunity to focus on Arctic issues

...2015, the United States will assume the chair of the Arctic Council, the intergovernmental forum among the eight nations...When the United States takes over as chair of the Arctic Council, I am hopeful that our agenda will include support...
What others say: Need for icebreakers keeps getting cold shoulder

...don't convince us they are. This is a mistake that needs rectifying.The U.S. will take over chairmanship of the Arctic Council in 2015. Sitting at the big chair at the table means little if our country limps when it comes to securing the resources...
What others say: Arctic issues are Alaska issues

...them. In fact, we're also the only member of the Arctic Council who hasn't signed the treaty.The Law of the Sea...built upon.When Canada's term as chair of the Arctic Council ends in 2015, the U.S. will take the reins through...
Former Coast Guard chief tapped as Arctic diplomat

...said of Papp, who stepped down as Coast Guard commandant just two months ago.The U.S. next year will chair the Arctic Council, which is made up of eight nations that reach into the Arctic Circle and aims to protect the thawing region as its...
Noting Alaska's role, Hagel unveils first U.S. Arctic strategy

...will look to the other members of the eight-nation Arctic Council to better understand the Arctic environment as challenges.The U.S. is set to chair the Arctic Council in 2015; Canada currently occupies that role...
Scientist cite contaminant risk in Arctic subsistence

...panel of five scientists from the Arctic Council noted that chemicals carried from...One of the tasks of the Arctic Council is to determine if there is a...values.'' The 150-member Arctic Council meets every two years in one of...


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