US should withdraw new Arctic territory claims – zoologist — RT World News

US should withdraw new Arctic territory claims – zoologist — RT World News

Source link Washington and other parties must refrain from competing over the area in order to protect the ocean, Rick Steiner has said The US should stop trying to unilaterally expand its continental shelf, particularly in the Arctic, and should instead work with other countries on protecting the environment in the area, University of Alaska […]

Foreign firms freeze work on Russia’s Arctic gas project – media — RT Business News

Foreign firms freeze work on Russia’s Arctic gas project – media — RT Business News

Source link The move reportedly follows the latest US sanctions banning countries from buying LNG produced by the plant Foreign shareholders in Russia’s new liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant, Arctic LNG 2, have halted participation in the project amid US sanctions, Kommersant business daily reported on Monday, citing sources within the Russian government. According to […]

South Asian nation sends maiden winter expedition to Arctic — RT India

South Asian nation sends maiden winter expedition to Arctic — RT India

Source link India has intensified studies in the region, which it believes holds the key to global climate, sea levels, and biodiversity India is sending its first-ever winter expedition to the Arctic to conduct atmospheric observations during the polar nights, study auroral changes, and monitor variations in sea ice. The mission was launched in New […]

Russia to launch year-round LNG shipments via Arctic – operator — RT Business News

Russia to launch year-round LNG shipments via Arctic – operator — RT Business News

Source link Moscow plans to start year-round LNG deliveries to Asia via Russia’s Arctic waterways, Sergey Zybko, head of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) operator, announced this week. Speaking during the “Arctic: present and future” forum, Zybko said the launch of the pilot program is scheduled for next month. “Starting from January, gas carriers will […]

Russian Arctic Center finds unlikely partner for mollusk study — RT Africa

Russian Arctic Center finds unlikely partner for mollusk study — RT Africa

Source link An agreement has been reached to exchange employees and graduate students, offer joint training, and organize expeditions The Federal Center for Integrated Arctic Studies (FECIAR), the Ural branch of the Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences (IGRAS), will cooperate with the University of Toamasina in Madagascar, the center’s director, Ivan Bolotov, told […]

Tensions escalating in Arctic – top Russian admiral — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Tensions escalating in Arctic – top Russian admiral — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Washington and its allies are seeking to impede Moscow’s economic activity in the region, Nikolay Yevmenov has said Russia is facing a growing security threat in the Arctic, the nation’s Navy commander, Admiral Nikolay Yevmenov, said on Thursday. The threat is particularly linked to the “growing foreign presence” in the region owing to […]