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Arctic News and Issues / Northwest Passage

Discussion in 'Other Ships and Shipwrecks' started by Michael H. Standart, Mar 22, 2010.

  1. From CruiseIndustryNews:

    12/17/10 - Hurtigruten Celebrates Historic Voyage of Fridtjof Nansen
    More at http://www.cruiseindustrynews.com/cruise-news/4891-121710-hurtigruten-celebrates-historic-voyage-of-fridtjof-nansen.html
  2. From The MercuryNews.com:

    UCSC research illuminates conditions during last warm period‎
    More at http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_16981245
  3. From The BBC:

    Gulf of Mexico oil leak may give Arctic climate clues
    More at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12130970
  4. From The Star Tribune:

    Spill panel notes challenges of offshore drilling in 'frontier areas' such as Arctic waters
    More at http://www.startribune.com/business/113310214.html
  5. From The Hellenic Shipping News:

    Rosneft and BP Form Global and Arctic Strategic Alliance
    More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3319:rosneft-and-bp-form-global-and-arctic-strategic-alliance-&catid= 30:eek:il-companies-news&Itemid=225
  6. From The U.S. Coast Gaurd:

    Imagery Available: Cargo vessels seek shelter from storm in the Bering Sea
    More at http://www.d17.uscgnews.com/go/doc/780/990767/
  7. From Global Research:

    NATO's Arctic Military Alliance
    More at http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=22919
  8. From The Daily Mail:

    Chilly future for Britain with regular freezing winters if the Arctic continues to warm up, scientists warn
    More at http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1350620/UK-weather-Regular-big-freeze-winters-Arctic-continues-warm-up.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

    Comment: It's not as counter to logic as one might assume. Read on to see why.​
  9. From The Maritime Professional Blog:

    Arctic Sea Ice Minimum for 2010
    More at http://maritimeprofessional.com/Blogs/MarineNews-Notes-(1)/February-2011/Arctic-Sea-Ice-Minimum-for-2010.aspx​
  10. From Yahoo News:

    U.S. icebreakers can't handle Alaska oil spills: official
    More at http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20110211/us_nm/us_arctic_oil_vessels

    Comment: They better get some working icebreakers because for better and for worse, the Arctic is where the action is going to be.​