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Lyle Kendrick

Lyle Kendrick is a North Carolinian and a recent graduate of the University of Maryland’s master’s program in journalism. While at the University of Maryland, he wrote for the Capital News Service, the journalism school’s wire service, about natural gas and the Chesapeake Bay. He attended the University of North Carolina for his undergraduate degree where he majored in history and political science and wrote for The Daily Tar Heel, an independent student paper. He has interned with the American Journalism Review and the Cape Argus, a daily metro in Cape Town, South Africa.


Content by Lyle Kendrick

Effective eradication techniques and robust monitoring of invasive species in High North waters are still elusive to some of the researchers studying them.

Hammerfest, a former struggling fishing community, is now a gateway to the world’s northernmost liquefied natural gas facilities.

Weak satellites in the Northern Sea Route area and poor sea maps are among the bottlenecks preventing a massive Arctic transit system.

International attention towards the Arctic Ocean and Barents Sea is increasing because of climate change concerns, the region’s mineral resources and the prospect of increased shipping across the Northern Sea Route. The extent of how these industries influence ocean health is still not fully understood in the Arctic science community.

The MIKON flagship program in the Fram Centre is using both social and environmental sciences to examine how High North industrial development will affect the natural world, regional societies like the Sami and economic activity.

Scientists, environmentalists and politicians from Norway will be present at the first international oceans conference held by the U.S. State Department next week. The conference will address, among other issues, ocean acidification.

Reindeer herders are concerned that the animals will avoid a planned 500-km powerline in northern Norway.

Residents in the Varanger area from outside the tourism industry are beginning to notice Varanger’s growing global reputation as a bird-watching hub and capitalizing on the growing interest in the peninsula’s ecology.