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  • What's next for oil in the Alaskan Arctic?

     
    Just because the Obama administration has finally settled on its strategy for offshore oil and gas development on the Outer Continental Shelf, don't think the issue of what happens in the Alaskan Arctic is settled -- far from it. Already,......
  • Wall Street's 'fear index' falls to lowest since 2007; a good excuse to sell?

     
    When the inevitable significant sell-off finally hits the stock market, every bear will say, “I told you it was coming.” Never mind that the inevitable significant sell-off -- something bigger than a 10% drop -- has eluded the bears, and......
  • A 'garbage rally' in stocks? It's that, and much more

     
    Revenge of the reviled: The biggest money-makers by far in this year’s surprising stock market rally have been the shares of America’s most maligned companies -- the banks. The BKX index of 24 major and regional bank shares was up......
  • California officials want to increase black bear hunting

     
    As outdoor activities in California go, bear hunting is not particularly popular. Officials estimate that, at most, 1% of the state’s population hunts black bears. Many of the other 99% are appalled that anyone does. “I think most people think......
  • Bear hunting may be expanded in California

     
    The Department of Fish and Game says the black-bear population is flourishing in California and has proposed expanding bear hunting. Although that's good news to the perhaps 1% of the population that hunts bear, a good portion of the other......
  • Sailing the Arctic, expect big chills, quiet thrills

    Longyearbyen, Norway We are sailing up the fiord rimmed by mountains and ice, leaving the final outpost of civilization behind us. It's a September evening just past 11 o'clock at 81 degrees latitude, not far from the north pole. Even this late in...
  • Now endangered, polar bears are an even bigger draw in Churchill, Canada

    Now endangered, polar bears are an even bigger draw in Churchill, Canada
    The Bush administration's decision today to list polar bears as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act likely means more tourists will flock to a tiny Canadian town on Hudson Bay where bears are the star attraction every fall. "People want...
  • Polar bear is listed as threatened species

    Polar bear is listed as threatened species
    The Interior Department on Wednesday designated the polar bear as threatened with extinction because of shrinking sea ice, making it the first creature added to the endangered species list primarily because of global warming. The designation under the...
  • Delay over polar bear protection is criticized

    The chairwoman of the Senate Environment Committee on Wednesday criticized Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne for failing to appear before her panel to explain why the Bush administration had delayed a decision on whether to protect polar bears under...
  • Polar bears may have to chill 10 weeks

    The Interior Department wants 10 more weeks to decide whether polar bears should be listed as threatened or endangered, a delay that conservation groups condemned as tied to the transfer of offshore petroleum leases in the animal's habitat. On Jan. 9 the...
  • Amanda Ross-Ho at Cherry and Martin

    Amanda Ross-Ho at Cherry and Martin
    The title of Amanda Ross-Ho's intriguing new exhibition at Cherry and Martin bemoans the frustrations of communication. "Half of what I say is meaningless" is most recognizable as the first line of the Beatles' song "Julia," but it actually comes from a...