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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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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
New NPR-A plan released

...roughly 50-50 split between conservation and oil development plus accommodation for a pipeline that could carry offshore Arctic Ocean oil to the trans-Alaska pipeline.Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on Wednesday announced that the plan will allow...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-12-19/new-npr-a-plan-released
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Shell hopes to move forward with offshore drilling

...stars lined up - almost - for Shell Oil to drill exploratory wells this year in waters off Alaska's north coast. The Arctic Ocean was on record pace for low sea ice. The Obama administration gave a qualified green light to drilling. Two drill ships...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-09-30/shells-hopes-to-move-forward-with-of
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Researchers want new name for transient killer whales

...warm-blooded creatures - mostly harbor seals and sea lions, but also gray whales and seabirds.They roam as far north as the Arctic Ocean and are now known as "transients" to distinguish them from fish-eating "resident" killer whales.Ford and colleagues...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-11-25/researchers-want-new-name-for-transi
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