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Guideline for Arctic Marine Risk Assessment from the Arctic Council

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response (EPPR) Working Group of the Arctic Council has released a Guideline for Arctic Marine Risk Assessment. The guideline contains...

USA Arctic Strategic Outlook

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The United States is an Arctic Nation, and the United States Coast Guard has served as the lead federal agency for homeland security,...

Arctic Shipping - Position paper from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Reported changes to the world’s climate appear to be increasing the accessibility of the Arctic to international shipping. These changes are likely to increase shipping...

NOAA – 2017 Arctic report, Warmer Arctic is the 'new normal'

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued a news release stating that 2017 has been another warm year for the Arctic. Average...

Infographic: Why Protect Antartica’s Ocean?

Antarctica’s ocean is home to thousands of marine species, many of these species can be found nowhere else in the world. All of these species...

Massive decline in Arctic sea ice, report from NOAA

A new NOAA-sponsored report shows that unprecedented warming air temperature in 2016 over the Arctic contributed to a record-breaking delay in the fall sea...

EU Council conclusions on the Arctic

The EU Council discussed the future integrated EU policy for the Arctic with a view to set out a coherent response to the environmental,...

US House of representatives – Bill introduced to prohibit Arctic Ocean drilling

Representative Huffman (D-CA) introduced a bill (H.R. 3632) to prohibit drilling in the Arctic Ocean. WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today introduced the Stop...

UN: Russia submits claim for the North Pole.

The United Nations Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea issued a Notice stating that the Russian Federation presented a partially revised...

Canada Takes Action to Enhance Marine Safety in the Arctic

The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, and the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister of the Canadian...
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