U.N. Committee Moves Toward Banning Heavy Fuel Oil in the Arctic

In the News | April 27, 2018 | Ravenna Koenig, KToo | Ktoo
Anchorage AK April 27, 2018- The United Nations group that regulates international shipping recently decided to move toward banning the use of heavy fuel oil in the Arctic. The thick oil presents...

The Forecast For Shipping

In the News | April 26, 2018 | Sue Libenson, Arctic Senior Program Officer | The Economist
Anchorage, AK April 26, 2018: Thank you for bringing to light the historic decision by the International Maritime Organization to limit shipping greenhouse gas emissions (“Smoke on the Water”, April 14th). After...

A Potential Arctic Ban on Heavy Fuel Oil Gains Momentum

In the News | April 6, 2018 | Kevin McGwin | Arctic Today
What do soybeans have to do with Arctic pollution? Consider the 2004 wreck of the Selendang Ayu, a Malaysian-registered cargo vessel that broke in half after running aground in the Aleutian Islands,...

7 Reasons Why You Should Be Worried About Heavy Fuel Oil

In the News | February 22, 2018 | Kevin Harun, Arctic Program Director | Alternet
There is a serious threat lurking in the Arctic that has largely escaped attention from the public and the media. Once possible only in the dreams of intrepid sea captains, ships...