Category Archives: Oceans

Barents Observer: Alarm Over Kara Sea Permafrost Thawing

Alarm over Kara Sea permafrost thawing Remember the big sinkhole on Yamal Peninsula discovered last summer? Scientists have no discovered leaking methane gas from the shelf west of Yamal. That is where Gazprom will drill. Photo: Barents Observer     http://barentsobserver.com/en/arctic/2015/01/alarm-over-kara-sea-permafrost-thawing-09-01

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Barents Observer: Russian Gazprom Ups Its Oil Production In Yamal, Aims At Chinese Market

  Energy Gazprom ups production in Yamal, aims at Chinese market The company increases production capacity at its Bovanenkovo field to 90 billion cubic meters. The far Arctic gas might soon be sold to China, the company says. http://barentsobserver.com/en/energy/2015/01/gazprom-ups-production-yamal-aims-chinese-market-09-01 Photo: Barents … Continue reading

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Barents News: Oil Experts Statement ” Norway Should Avoid Drilling For Oil Near Russian Border”

Photo: Barents Observer Energy Oil drillers at attention along Russian border ”Norway should abstain from drilling in the areas immediately adjacent to the Russian border”, says Arctic oil expert Johan Petter Barlindhaug. http://barentsobserver.com/en/energy/2015/01/oil-drillers-attention-along-russian-border-08-01 January 08, 2015

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Barents News: Russia Is Training Its Submarines In The Arctic For Later Use In The Black Sea

Photo: Barents News Security Black Sea Fleet submarines in Arctic tests Russia is using the Arctic as training ground for its newest class of diesel-electric submarines built for the Black Sea Fleet. http://barentsobserver.com/en/security/2015/01/black-sea-fleet-submarines-arctic-tests-09-01 January 09, 2015

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Greenpeace:Russia, The World’s Worst Oil Polluter; Russia Spills Oil Into The Arctic Ocean–The Amount Of Seven Deep Horizon Catastrophies —Every Year!

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Crunchy Numbers For This Blog, From WordPress!

    Crunchy numbers The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 78,000 times in 2014. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 3 days for that many … Continue reading

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Infection From Pregnancy Killed Endangered Killer Whale Off Pacific ( Planet Ark)

A pregnant killer whale, surrounded by security tape, lies dead on a beach in Courtenay, British Columbia December 8, 2014. Photo: Comox Valley Echo/Michael Briones A pregnant killer whale from an endangered population in the U.S. Pacific Northwest that was … Continue reading

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EIA: How Corruption Is Poisoning The Environment

How corruption is poisoning the global environment December 9, 2014 Today (December 9) is the United Nations annual International Anti-Corruption Day. While the calendar is awash with international ‘days’ marking everything under the sun (sorry, you’ve already missed World Smile … Continue reading

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Barents News: Northern Sea Route Traffic Plummeted

Energy Security Nature Business Arctic Culture Borders Politics Society Places Northern Sea Route traffic plummeted Cargo transport along the Northern Sea Route is down 77% compared to 2013. (Photo: Atomflot) After four years of increased use of the Northern Sea … Continue reading

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BBC: Russia’s Fast Track To Ruin

Russia’s fast track to ruin More from Robert ‘Mr Market’ and Me Labour remembers the deficit Who wins from Google tax? The £50bn gap between Tories and Labour Here are the numbers that explain why the Russian economy is imploding … Continue reading

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