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This is a collection of news stories that are pigeon-hole tagged Arctic and News.

Additional Rules for Arctic Ocean Drilling

Additional Rules for Arctic Ocean Drilling

Media Release: New Arctic Ocean drilling requirements required by the Department of the Interior, but not in time to regulate Shells operation in the Chukchi Sea this summer.

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Victory for the Arctic Ocean!

Victory for the Arctic Ocean!

Victory! Shell Oil Company announces that it is backing out of drilling in the Arctic Ocean for 2014! And Northern Center has major legal victory with Native Village of Point Hope and other Native and conservation allies over Chukchi Sea leasing.

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Sizzling 17th Annual Run for the Refuge

Sizzling 17th Annual Run for the Refuge

An 11-year old girl wins 5K women’s race on Sunday August 28 at UAF ski trails to celebrate the protection of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Find Race scores for the 5K and 10K races here.

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Northern Voices "On Arctic Ground" with Debbie Miller

Northern Voices "On Arctic Ground" with Debbie Miller

Your free ticket to explore the Western Arctic with local author, Debbie S. Miller and book contributors on Nov 17, 2012- 7pm at Schaible Auditorium. The program will feature images and natural sounds from the Western Arctic based on three seasons of explorations with a team of outstanding photographers, including Patrick Endres and Hugh Rose of Fairbanks.

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Subhankar Banerjee coming to Fairbanks Tuesday, September 11!

Subhankar Banerjee coming to Fairbanks Tuesday, September 11!

Join us for an evening with world-renowned photographer, writer, and activist Subhankar Banerjee as he shares his latest book: “Arctic Voices: Resistance at the Tipping Point.”

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NAEC Members Speak, Salazar Listens on Western Arctic Plan

NAEC Members Speak, Salazar Listens on Western Arctic Plan

On Monday August 13, Interior Secretary Salazar outlined a proposal that will provide balance to the National Petroleum Reserve- Alaska.

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Northern Center’s Run for the Refuge Celebrates Arctic

Northern Center’s Run for the Refuge Celebrates Arctic

The Northern Alaska Environmental Center’s 16th Annual Run for the Refuge brought together runners of all ages on Sunday, July 29. The race was a memorable celebration of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge through the boreal forest trails at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Click to see the results!

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Fairbanks Hosts its First "Hands Across the Sands" Event

Fairbanks Hosts its First "Hands Across the Sands" Event

Fairbanks is located in the interior of Alaska, but what happens in our oceans affects us all. As a gateway to the Arctic, we express solidarity with coastal peoples. On August 4th, we'll gather at the Northern Center (830 College Road) at 11am to share stories about the Arctic Ocean, take the official hands across the sands (backyard) picture, and enjoy a potluck picnic.

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