Arctic

Environmental Activists Hijack Shell Oil Event In Berlin
The audience applauds as prank science project makes its point. Read more...
Thirty Greenpeace activists remain jailed in Russia facing possible piracy charges after they attempted to board Russia’s first Arctic offshore oil rig. Read more...
Report: North Pole Now A Lake
The north pole, that great bastion of eternal cold and barren ice, is now a lake. Read more...
Over the past decade, the Greenland ice sheet has been getting darker, and less reflective, absorbing more solar energy. This past summer a record breaking melt extended over the entire surface area of the ice sheet. Greenland expert Jason Read more...
Hilarity ensued in response to Randall's tale of the “crazy ass honey badger.” Watch what the walruses have to say about their disappearing habitat as Randall narrates. Read more...

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Six activists with the environmentalist group Greenpeace International have occupied a Russian oil rig to protest drilling in the Arctic. Read more...
Time to Rebel! Five Ways We Can Break the Big Banks' Death Grip on the Economy Wall Street’s incredible greed and arrogance may have finally handed us the tools and leverage we need. Read it at Truthout. Court orders Occupy Hong Read more...
The mayor and other residents of Point Hope, Alaska share their concerns about Shell's offshore drilling plans in the Arctic. Residents of this town, also known as "Tikigaq," have survived for generations off the bounty of the Chukchi Sea, Read more...
The Arctic ice we all depend on is disappearing. Fast. Soon it could be ice free for the first time since humans walked the Earth. This would be not only devastating for the people, polar bears, narwhals, walruses and other species Read more...
Shell is due to begin exploratory drilling at two offshore sites in the Alaskan Arctic in the coming weeks. If Shell is successful this summer, an Arctic oil rush will be sparked and the push to carve up the region will accelerate. Russian Read more...