Trump rescinds Obama's 'permanent' Arctic leasing ban - KTOO

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Trump rescinds Obama's 'permanent' Arctic leasing ban
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President Donald Trump signed an order Friday morning rolling back restrictions President Barack Obama imposed late last year on offshore oil leasing in the Arctic. The entire Alaska delegation was at the White House for the signing, and Trump gave Sen.

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The Antarctic Ice Sheet Is Draining Huge Quantities Of Water Out To Sea - CleanTechnica

Antarctic News - 3 hours 24 min ago

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The Antarctic Ice Sheet Is Draining Huge Quantities Of Water Out To Sea
CleanTechnica
When climate scientists look at Antarctica, they see a ticking time bomb. If the ice sheet melts, it will raise sea levels by tens of feet, flooding coastal cities around the globe. For now, the southern continent is relatively stable, but it's ...
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Trump signs executive order aimed at expanding drilling in Arctic, Atlantic oceans - Fox News

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Trump signs executive order aimed at expanding drilling in Arctic, Atlantic oceans
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President Trump signed an executive order Friday that could lead to the expansion of drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, saying it will reverse his predecessor's Arctic leasing ban and create "great jobs and great wealth" for the country. Trump ...
Trump pushes to expand offshore drilling in the ArcticAlaska Dispatch News
Trump signs executive order to expand offshore oil and gas drilling in Arctic and beyondThe Verge
Trump signs order aimed at opening Arctic drillingWashington Post
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New 'Cold' War? Russia touts Arctic military base, as US struggles to catch up - Fox News

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New 'Cold' War? Russia touts Arctic military base, as US struggles to catch up
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The next battle for supremacy between the U.S. and Russia is shaping up to be a lot chillier than the last Cold War with the Soviet superpower. In the Arctic Circle, the Russians are touting a new military base, a development that underscores how ...

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Huge Arctic report ups estimates of sea-level rise - Nature.com

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Huge Arctic report ups estimates of sea-level rise
Nature.com
The findings come from the Snow, Water, Ice, and Permafrost in the Arctic report, a comprehensive assessment compiled every few years by the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme, the scientific body that reports to the governments that make up ...
As climate change reshapes the Arctic, scientists are struggling to ...MinnPost
An Ice-Free Summer in the Arctic Ocean Would Be Deadly for the Northern HemispherePacific Standard
The Arctic as it is known today is almost certainly goneThe Economist
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Lab releases report on Antarctic expeditions - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

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Lab releases report on Antarctic expeditions
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THE Shanghai-based Key Laboratory for Polar Science of State Oceanic Administration released its 2016 annual report on Thursday. The laboratory completed 21 key projects last year, including studying the stability of Antarctic's ice sheet and its ...

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1 in critical condition after 5 go thru ice in Arctic Norway - ABC News

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1 in critical condition after 5 go thru ice in Arctic Norway
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Norwegian authorities say a man who was among five Russian tourists who went through the ice in Svalbard fjord on a snowmobile trek remains in an unstable critical condition. Authorities say the five were first sent to the Norwegian archipelago's main ...

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Arctic Fire can secure Punchestown Champion Hurdle - Irish Times

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Irish Times

Arctic Fire can secure Punchestown Champion Hurdle
Irish Times
Friday's Betdaq Punchestown Champion Hurdle could ultimately present Arctic Fire with a chance to step into the Grade One spotlight although first he looks set to play second fiddle in the attention-stakes to Labaik. In fairness it will be the same for ...
Arctic Fire can quench the threat of 'Vroum' in Champion Hurdle crackerIrish Independent

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Trump order could open California coast, Arctic to new oil and gas drilling - Los Angeles Times

Arctic News - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 22:23

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Trump order could open California coast, Arctic to new oil and gas drilling
Los Angeles Times
President Trump on Friday is expected to sign an executive order that could open large parts of the Pacific, Arctic and Atlantic oceans to new oil and gas drilling, a prospect that elicited a fierce backlash in California and elsewhere even before ...
Trump to press for Arctic offshore oil openingPolitico
Trump, reversing Obama, will push to expand drilling in the Arctic ...Washington Post
Trump to rescind Obama's 'permanent' Arctic leasing banAlaska Public Radio Network
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Boston International High School teacher set for Arctic - The Boston Globe

Arctic News - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 19:30

Boston International High School teacher set for Arctic
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Faraway places are not unfamiliar to the students at Boston International High School. But melting glaciers in the Arctic and climate change? That was a foreign concept for Caitlin MacLeod-Bluver to convey to her 10th-grade students — at least until now.

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Trump will try to open fragile, pristine Arctic Ocean to drilling ... - The Wilderness Society (press release) (blog)

Arctic News - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 13:54

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Trump will try to open fragile, pristine Arctic Ocean to drilling ...
The Wilderness Society (press release) (blog)
The chance of an oil spill in the remote, icy Arctic Ocean is simply too high, and the impacts to marine life and the pristine coastal plain of the Arctic National ...

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Can Arctic ecosystems survive without river icings? | PBS NewsHour - PBS NewsHour

Arctic News - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 10:49

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Can Arctic ecosystems survive without river icings? | PBS NewsHour
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Arctic river icings or aufeis, which provide crucial water for ecosystems in the summer, are melting far earlier with each successive year, according to a new study ...

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Mystery of 100-year-old Antarctic 'Blood Falls' has finally been solved - AOL

Antarctic News - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 10:26

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Mystery of 100-year-old Antarctic 'Blood Falls' has finally been solved
AOL
Scientists have been wondering for more than 100 years why a glacier in Antarctica seems to be bleeding. According to a study recently published in the Journal of Glaciology, there's actually a simple explanation for the gruesome "Blood Falls" at the ...
Mystery of the Antarctic's gruesome 'Blood Falls' solved after secret lake that's been hidden for one million years ...The Sun
'Bloody' Antarctic mystery finally solvedAOL Travel UK
Mystery behind the Antarctic's 'Blood Falls' solved after more than 100 yearsMetro
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Antarctic trip to feature at Thursday travel program - Prairie Advocate

Antarctic News - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 10:16

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Antarctic trip to feature at Thursday travel program
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MORRISON – A Morrison couple will share photos and stories of their November 2010 trip to Antarctica Thursday at Odell Public Library, 307 S. Madison St. Jim and Ann Camp will present “Amazing Voyage: Argentina to Antarctica,” at 6:30 p.m. in the ...

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Arctic air finally giving way - ITV News

Arctic News - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 09:49

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Arctic air finally giving way
ITV News
Another chilly day with cloudy skies and some rain sliding from north to south - the first rain for weeks for some of us. With the lack of sunshine, the cloud and brisk northerly breeze, it is feeling cold again with temperatures barely getting to 12 ...

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'Bloody' Antarctic mystery finally solved - AOL Travel UK

Antarctic News - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 08:26

AOL Travel UK

'Bloody' Antarctic mystery finally solved
AOL Travel UK
See also: Massive Antarctic crack grown by another six miles. See also: Mysterious shapes appear on sea floor in Antarctica. A study was just published in the Journal of Glaciology. It explains what's causing the blood red falls at the Taylor Glacier ...
Mystery of 100-year-old Antarctic 'Blood Falls' has finally been ...AOL
Mystery of the Antarctic's gruesome 'Blood Falls' solved after secret lake that's been hidden for one million years ...The Sun
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Hundreds of billions of pieces of plastic are in Arctic Ocean | The ... - The Columbian

Arctic News - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 08:07

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Hundreds of billions of pieces of plastic are in Arctic Ocean | The ...
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Drifts of floating plastic that humans have dumped into the world's oceans are flowing into the pristine waters of the Arctic as a result of a powerful system of ...
The Arctic Ocean Is Covered By Plastic Floating On Its Surface And ...Assets Stock

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Three paths to go by - The Arctic Journal

Arctic News - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 07:41

The Arctic Journal

Three paths to go by
The Arctic Journal
This year, the Arctic Council celebrates its 20th year of existence. Such an anniversary is no small milestone for any international institution. It is especially notable as some early observers worried that this body might not survive its first decade ...

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Cookies on the BBC website - BBC News

Arctic News - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 01:51

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Cookies on the BBC website
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The BBC has updated its cookie policy. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites if you visit a page which contains embedded content from social media.

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