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Greenpeace Arctic Investigations. Intel, news & insight on the (oil) dynamics in/around the melting Arctic. Got info? Mail at aow@greenpeace.org or DM us.
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Zack Labe Jun 16
Today is a good example of melt ponds on sea ice floes - visible as dark blue dots. This image is just east of Saint Peter Islands (Russia) in the Laptev Sea (Arctic). [Sentinel-2 satellite, 16 June 2018]
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The Barents Observer Jun 18
Norway's oil-hungry industry gets big opening near protected waters
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Norway Ice Service Jun 13
This is the lowest area for this day of the year in our records dating back to 1967.
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Norway Ice Service Jun 13
The area from the ice chart for 13th Jun 2018 is 207,582 sq km. This is 160,177 sq km below the 1981-2010 average.
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GP Arctic Watch Jun 7
a region in the Arctic where Russian companies like Gazprom and Rosneft still have offshore drilling plans
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GP Arctic Watch Jun 7
Replying to @GParctic
video footage of oil leaking into the river:
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GP Arctic Watch Jun 7
Several days ago an oil spill, covering an area of about 600 m2, occured in a protected area in West-Siberia. Lukoil the company responsible for the spill, is not providing comment to local media on the emergency situation.
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Zack Labe Jun 4
air temperature rank by month over the satellite era - now updated through May 2018 + Ranks: 1=warmest (red), 40=coldest (blue) + Download:
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The Barents Observer Jun 5
Two Russian rigs ready for drilling
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Zack Labe Jun 3
Replying to @Meteorologene
All 5 weather stations on Svalbard recorded their warmest May on record via at
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Zack Labe Jun 3
Wow, remarkable retreat of sea ice around Svalbard this spring... [Chart available from at ]
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Arctic Today May 31
Aker BP’s first Norwegian Arctic well in four years finds only small amounts of gas
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Guardian Environment May 29
RBS cuts lending to new coal and Arctic oil projects
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GP Arctic Watch May 29
RBS to stop financing new coal plants, oil sands or oil projects
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Zack Labe May 22
Remarkable melt season continues in the Chukchi Sea (). Its current sea ice extent is closer to the average for late June! Daily data from . Each line represents one year from 1979 [dark] to 2017 [light]. 2018 is shown in red.
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UN Environment May 19
The disappearance of Arctic ice is perilous for animals like narwhals, the “unicorns of the sea,” that use sea ice to avoid predators like killer whales.
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Sébastien Duyck May 15
great legal workshop ongoing at on legal duty of the State of Norway to address the impacts of fossil fuels extraction under its jurisdiction
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GP Arctic Watch May 15
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Bjørn K. Haugland May 15
Christina Figueres strong call to action in today "we are within a limited carbon budget, we must be responsible and we must not allow to develop more new oil fields"
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