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UK 'complacent' over Arctic drillingBBC | 27 Jul 2013
The UK is "complacently standing by" as companies take "needless risks" by drilling for oil and gas in the Arctic, a group of MPs says.
The SEAPOP programme - a milestone for the mapping and monitoring of seabirds in Norwayseapop.no | 19 Jul 2013
SEAPOP (SEAbird POPulations) is a new and long-term monitoring and mapping programme for Norwegian seabirds that was established in 2005. The programme represents a new initiative for these activities in Norway, Svalbard and adjacent sea areas, and will provide and maintain base-line knowledge of seabirds for an improved management of this marine environment.
Key to ocean life is widely variableBBC | 19 Jul 2013
Iron, key for ocean plant plankton growth, shows larger variations than previously recognised, with implications for models of climate.
Melting ice pulls Norway closer to AsiaNew Zealand Herald | 25 Jun 2013
The town of Kirkenes in northernmost Norway used to be further away from Asia than virtually any other European port, but it suddenly seems a lot closer. The reason: Global warming.
FIUN fishery MSC certifiedWorld Fishing | 25 Jun 2013
The Fishing Industry Union of the North (FIUN) Barents and Norwegian Seas cod and haddock fishery has been MSC certified.
Norwegian saithe fisheries recertifiedWorld Fishing | 20 Jun 2013
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has recertified the Norwegian North East Arctic and North Sea saithe fisheries for another five years.
Barents Sea haddock stocks in better shape, says reportfishupdate.com | 10 Jun 2013
RECENT research has shown that the haddock stock in the Barents Sea area is probably in better shape than was thought a few months ago. The results have come from a population analysis of the Barents haddock fishery from the International Council ICES.
Arctic current flowed under deep freeze of last ice age, study saysEurekAlert | 30 May 2013
During the last ice age, when thick ice covered the Arctic, many scientists assumed that the deep currents below that feed the North Atlantic Ocean and help drive global ocean currents slowed or even stopped. But in a new study in Nature, researchers show that the deep Arctic Ocean has been churning briskly for the last 35,000 years, through the chill of the last ice age and warmth of modern times.
Arctic Biodiversity Assessment released at Arctic Council Ministerialcaff.is | 16 May 2013
The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), the biodiversity working group of the Arctic Council has released the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment (ABA), a report containing the best available science informed by traditional ecological knowledge on the status and trends of Arctic biodiversity and accompanying policy recommendations for biodiversity conservation.
Arctic Council unlikely to deal directly with climate changenunatsiaqonline.ca | 16 May 2013
The warming impact of soot and methane on the Arctic climate and the increasing acidification of the Arctic Ocean: these are among the key issues that the Arctic Councils various working groups will formally present May 15 to the Arctic Council ministerial gathering in Kiruna, Sweden.