Latest Beaufort sea Stories

2010-01-11 14:32:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2010 Holland America Line highlights the magnificent wilderness of Canada's Yukon Territory. Of its 31 Alaska and the Yukon CruiseTours, 13 include Yukon destinations such as Whitehorse, Dawson City, Tombstone Territorial Park and Kluane National Park. New in 2010 is the "Best of the Yukon" CruiseTour, one of three adventuresome Expedition CruiseTours just introduced by Holland America Line. "With more than 60 years' experience in Alaska and Yukon...

2010-01-08 09:40:00

Bears changing habitat in response to sea ice conditions A long-term study showing the changes in habitat associations of polar bears in response to sea ice conditions in the southern Beaufort Sea has implications for polar bear management in Alaska. Karyn Rode, a polar bear biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Anchorage, Alaska and one of the study's authors, says data collected between 1979 and 2005 show that polar bears in the region are occurring more frequently on land...

2010-01-06 05:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Apex Resources Group Inc. (Pink Sheets: APXR) Is very pleased that the Mackenzie Valley natural-gas pipeline has been approved and will provide the foundation for a durable and sustainable future in the Mackenzie Valley and the Beaufort Sea where Apex Resources Group Inc. owns a 3.745% working interest in a major oil and gas discovery known as the Significant Discovery License #55 (SDL#55) Lease in which Apex is partners in the Itiyok I-27...

2010-01-05 11:55:00

TSX.V: GPD www.goldenpredator.com VANCOUVER, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Golden Predator Royalty & Development Corp. (TSX:GPD) (the "Company") is pleased to report that it has received assays from seven additional diamond drill holes completed during 2009 at its Antimony Mountain Project in the Yukon Territory. These results form part of a series of short holes drilled on the AJ target, where historic grab sampling returned up to 77.7 gpt gold from an outcropping...

2009-12-15 10:30:00

The northern coastline of Alaska midway between Point Barrow and Prudhoe Bay is eroding by up to one-third the length of a football field annually because of a "triple whammy" of declining sea ice, warming seawater and increased wave activity, according to new study led by the University of Colorado at Boulder. The conditions have led to the steady retreat of 30 to 45 feet a year of the 12-foot-high bluffs -- frozen blocks of silt and peat containing 50 to 80 percent ice -- which are toppled...

2009-12-03 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. (Toronto Stock Exchange: YNG; Frankfurt Xetra Exchange: NG6) is pleased to announce it has negotiated a contract with Small Mine Developers ("SMD") to resume underground mining at Jerritt Canyon, Nevada, located approximately 50 miles from Elko, Nevada. Jerritt Canyon is owned and operated by Queenstake Resources U.S.A. Ltd. ("Queenstake") a wholly owned subsidiary of Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. ("YNG" or the "Company"). SMD has a...

2009-11-21 09:16:44

Scientists from the Marine Biogeochemistry and Geology and Geophysics sections of the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) organized and led a team of university and government scientists on an Arctic expedition to initiate methane hydrate exploration in the Beaufort Sea and determine the spatial variation of sediment contribution to Arctic climate change. Utilizing the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Sea as a research platform, three cross-shelf transects were surveyed and sampled off Alaska's...

2009-11-19 15:05:00

BELLINGHAM, Wash., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Guinness Exploration Inc. ('Guinness') (OTC Bulletin Board: GNXP) reported today it has signed an agreement for purchase of two exploration properties in the Yukon Territory, Canada. The purchase includes the Mount Nansen property and the Tawa property (collectively the 'Nantawa Gold and Silver Properties') which consist of 203 full or fractional claims with a total area of 3,136.43 square hectares located in the South Central part of...

2009-11-13 14:30:00

VANCOUVER, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. (Toronto Stock Exchange: YNG; Frankfurt Xetra Exchange: NG6) has released results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009. All amounts in this news release are in United States dollars, unless otherwise stated. For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, the Company reported a net loss of $11.7 million and $24.6 million, respectively, as the Company remained shutdown for the third quarter and only...

2009-10-26 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. (Toronto Stock Exchange: YNG; Frankfurt Xetra Exchange: NG6) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Paul D. Noland, CPG, as Chief Geologist. Mr. Noland brings extensive geological experience to Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. ("YNG" or the "Company") with over 35 years of geological experience primarily in the western United States including the Nevada region. Mr. Noland will head up a new Geological initiative to expand...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'