Polar Related News

24 10, 2012

Polo and Social27 Look to Promote Environmental Initiatives

2012/10/24|

Redmond, WA, October 24, 2012 –(PR.com)– Social27 announced today its ongoing dialogue with several environmental initiatives regarding the development of possible partnerships. One of Social27’s top priorities is sustainability so it is their pleasure to officially introduce to the world their mascot Polo the Polar Bear. Polo is a […]

16 10, 2012

Tullow Oil Plans Arctic Exploration Drilling

2012/10/16|

Shares in Tullow Oil (LON:TLW) gained 14 percent and closed at £14.18 on Monday after the FTSE 100 group announced it is going to join the race for oil riches in the Arctic.

Maersk and Tullow Partnership

On 15 October The Telegraph reported that Tullow Oil has taken a 40 percent […]

10 10, 2012

Arctic probe into solar storm sat-nav disruption

2012/10/10|

Scientists in the Arctic have launched an urgent investigation into how solar storms can disrupt sat-nav.

Studies have revealed how space weather can cut the accuracy of GPS by tens of metres.
Flares from the Sun interact with the upper atmosphere and can distort the signals from global positioning satellites.
The research […]

10 10, 2012

Europe rejects ban on Arctic oil drilling

2012/10/10|

The European parliament’s industry committee has rejected attempts to introduce a moratorium on offshore oil and gas drilling in the Arctic, overruling a contrary vote by its environment committee last month.

The key vote in the industry committee yesterday (9 October) instead proposed a new directive to ensure that companies […]

9 10, 2012

Russian scientist predicts riches for Canada & Russia once a deal is agreed

2012/10/09|

ST. PETERSBURG – The scientist responsible for preparing Russia’s claim to seabed rights at the top of the world says Canada and his country are both poised to reap staggering economic benefits when a deal on who owns title to what in the northern ocean is finally struck.

“Canada has […]

6 10, 2012

Canadian company pitches $600M fibre optic cable project in Arctic – Business – CBC News

2012/10/06|

 

An Ontario company, called Arctic Fibre, has applied for Canadian government permits to land a fibre optic cable via the Northwest Passage connecting some but not all of the Canadian Arctic communities. The Cable would stretch from Japan to Newfoundland and then down to the US.

6 10, 2012

Hello world!

2012/10/06|

Welcome to the all new PCO website.

Here you will find all sorts of information related to the Polar Regions, both Antarctic and Arctic.

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