An international commission is set to decide on increased protections for the marine environment around Antarctica later this week. But realpolitik could undermine the commission itself. Read more here (apologies for those without Crikey – you’ll have to grab a temp sign up to read).
Drilling in the Arctic – what is the environmental impact?
Greenpeace activists have been charged with piracy for their protest on a Gazprom oil rig. But what are they protesting about and what is the justification for their claims? With your help, Karl Mathiesen investigates. Read how it went.