Monthly Archives: May 2010

What’s Under the Ice Cap?

By Libby Casey

Mapping the ocean and what lies beneath is especially challenging in the arctic, where ice jams the sea.  But as the north warms and ice-melt opens up water-ways, countries are competing to know more about the sea bed – especially about potential oil and gas deposits.  Continue reading

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“Wilderness” On The Way For ANWR?

By Libby Casey

Twenty-five people turned out in Washington today to speak on the future of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.  The U-S Fish and Wildlife Service is taking public comments as is prepares to update its comprehensive plan for the Refuge, which was last completed more than two decades ago.  Continue reading

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