As Arctic Ice Melts, New Energy Shipping Trade Route Opens

Article 0 Comments A new trade route for energy supplies is opening up north of the Arctic Circle as some of the warmest temperatures on record shrink ice caps that used to lock ships out of the area. This year is likely to rank among the top 10 for the […]

Arctic Winter Ice Covers 2nd Smallest Area on Record, Opening Region to Shipping

Article 0 Comments Winter sea ice on the Arctic Ocean covered the second smallest area on record this year, part of a thaw that is opening the region to shipping and oil exploration and may be disrupting weather far to the south, scientists said on Friday. The extent of floating […]