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Arctic sea ice is at a record low. NASA/Reuters
By nsnbc On Monday, December 5th, 2016
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Why is China so quiet in negotiations about fisheries in the central Arctic Ocean?

Nengye Liu (TC) : China has become more active in global governance issues. Its involvement in new regulations about the changing environment of the Arctic is no exception. Arctic sea ice is at a record low. NASA/Reuters Arctic More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, May 24th, 2015
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US permits Arctic drilling, but questions about safety remain

Robert Bea (TC) : Earlier this month, the Obama administration gave conditional approval to a renewed plan for Royal Dutch Shell to drill for oil offshore of Alaska’s Arctic Ocean coast in the Chukchi Sea. “As More...

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By Susanne Posel On Saturday, May 16th, 2015
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Kayaktivists Protest in Seattle Against Shell Arctic Drilling

Susanne Posel (OC) : Activists in Seattle, Washington have taken kayaks in a “daylong, family friendly park festival and an on-the-water protest ” to oppose Royal Dutch Shell’s drilling expedition in the More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, September 1st, 2014
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Rosneft & ExxonMobile Cooperate in Arctic Ocean Despite Diplomatic Deep Freeze

nsnbc : The President of Russia’s State-controlled energy giant Rosneft, Igor Sechin, told the German Magazine Der Spiegel, on Sunday, that Rosneft will be investing some $400 billion in energy exploration More...

(Image: Plywood buildings used to house participants have the flags of Canada, the British Royal Navy, and the United states draped on their side at the Applied Physics Lab Ice Station in the Arctic north of Prudhoe Bay, Alaska (Reuters / Lucas Jackson))
By Michel Chossudovsky On Friday, September 27th, 2013
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Canada is US key to the Arctic

Michel Chossudovsky (CRG) , – Despite having little polar territory of its own, the US will use its close ties to Canada to secure a bigger slice of the Arctic’s vast natural resources, Michel Chossudovsky, More...

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By Michel Chossudovsky On Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
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North American Integration and the Militarization of the Arctic

Michel Chossudovsky (CRG) , – The Battle for the Arctic is part of a global military agenda of conquest and territorial control. It has been described as a New Cold War between Russia and America.  Washington’s More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, December 31st, 2016
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Russia’s Justice Ministry Designates Anti-Racism NGO as Foreign Agents

nsnbc : Russia’s Ministry of Justice added yet another NGO to the federal government’s list of NGO’s designated as foreign agents. This time around the SOVA Center was affected. The Justice Ministry More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Friday, December 16th, 2016
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Japan – Russia Agree on Economic Cooperation in Russian-Occupied Japanese Territories

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Japan and Russia agreed on Friday to start talks on joint economic activities on the Russian-occupied Japanese Northern Territories or South Kuril Islands as Moscow called the Japanese More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
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Trump Nominates ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as US Secretary of State

nsnbc : U.S. President-elect Donald Trump nominated ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State. Many denounce Trump for choosing Tillerson for “lucrative connections” in Russia while few pay More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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Jakarta to Cooperate with Denmark & Norway to Modernize Indonesia’s Fisheries

 nsnbc : Indonesia’s Minister of Fisheries and Maritime Affairs Susi Pudjiastuti said on Monday that Jakarta will cooperate with Denmark and Norway to give a push to innovation in the maritime sector. Earlier More...