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Live cam shows Arctic snowy owl, chicks in nest

...nesting site where as many as six chicks are beginning to emerge from a burrow near Barrow, Alaska, on the coast of the Arctic Ocean.Researcher Denver Holt of the Owl Research Institute in Charlo, Montana, is in the 23rd year of a longterm study...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-03/live-cam-shows-arctic-snowy-owl-chic
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FAA OKs commercial drone flights over land

...Inc. of Bingen, Washington, for flights over the Arctic Ocean to scout icebergs, count whales and monitor drilling...been limited flights that have been approved over the Arctic Ocean and now Alaska.Congress directed the FAA to provide...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-10/faa-oks-commercial-drone-flights-ove
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Water, gas still flowing from blowout

...Beaufort Sea underscores the threat to the pristine Arctic Ocean environment if offshore drilling is allowed by the Obama...by ice road. "If you're 100 miles offshore in the Arctic Ocean, the logistic are just magnified enormously for response...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-02-16/water-gas-still-flowing-from-blowout
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Shell nearly finished modifying Arctic drill ship

...Alaska's north coast. But it's the funnel-shape hull, with its flared sides, that makes the ship appropriate for Arctic Ocean waters, according to the company. "This conical shape is designed so that if ice starts to run under it - ice moves...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-05-26/shell-nearly-finished-modifying-arct
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Climate assessment warns of dire effects in Alaska

...when satellite records began in 1979. Less ice means dark water absorbs more heat, leading to more warming. An open Arctic Ocean makes the region more accessible for marine traffic and oil drilling but increases risks of spills and eliminates habitat...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-06/climate-assessment-warns-of-dire-eff
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Report: Poor management led to Shell grounding

...government ill-prepared to deal with oil development in the Arctic Ocean."Today's report again shows that Shell did not...companies and government agencies are not ready for the Arctic Ocean."Associated Press writer Donna Blankinship in Seattle...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-03/report-poor-management-led-to-shell-
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Collaboration can help address climate change

...ill-prepared for it. Some scientists believe that this 'arctic oscillation' is triggered by the dramatic loss of ice in the Arctic Ocean. Like you, I read a newspaper in an effort to better understand my world. I am willing to believe the scientific...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-01-30/collaboration-can-help-ad
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Letters to the editor

...ill-prepared for it. Some scientists believe that this 'arctic oscillation' is triggered by the dramatic loss of ice in the Arctic Ocean.Like you, I read a newspaper in an effort to better understand my world. I am willing to believe the scientific...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-01-29/letters-to-the-editor
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James R. Carew

...the remainder of his life.When the Alaskan oil boom got underway, the FAA needed to upgrade its facilities on the Arctic Ocean. Jim became the first manager of the FAA facilities at Prudhoe Bay. In the late 1970's, after many years on the...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000166886431
Ice seals join polar bears on endangered list

...main prey of polar bears, and bearded seals in the Arctic Ocean will be listed as threatened under the Endangered Species...affects four subspecies of ringed seals around the world. Arctic Ocean seals off Alaska's coast and seals on the Okhotsk...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-12-22/ice-seals-join-polar-bears-on-endang
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