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Deep-water port proposed for vessels in Arctic waters

...boats travel across the Bering Strait, and state and federal officials anticipate shipping companies could someday use Arctic Ocean routes for moving freight between continents.Nome would welcome expanded port facilities that could handle larger...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-23/deep-water-port-proposed-for-vessels
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Interior Secretary Jewell visits eroding Alaska village

...oil-rich coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve, and Jewell's announcement that she would remove five Arctic Ocean areas from future offshore lease sales, prompted protests from Alaska officials."I may be an easy target," Jewell...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-17/interior-secretary-jewell-visits-ero
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...continental shelf. In recent years, sea ice has receded north beyond shallow continental shelf waters into remote Arctic Ocean water, where depths exceed 2 miles and walrus cannot dive to the bottom. Starting in 2007, without sea ice over shallow...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dan-joling/2014-11-10
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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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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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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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
News | Outdoors
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
Opinion
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

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