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Arctic sea ice dips to record low for winter - Arizona Daily Sun

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Arctic sea ice dips to record low for winter
Arizona Daily Sun
In this image provided by the National Snow and Ice Data Center and NASA, shows how low sea ice levels were in the Arctic this winter, alarming climate scientists. During the winter, Arctic sea ice grew to 5.57 million square miles (14.42 million ...
The Arctic sets record for low levels of sea iceHutchinson News
Winter stands out (and not in a good way): Arctic sea ice sets record-low peaks for third yearSalon
Arctic, Antarctic clock record lows in sea ice extent. We're in 'uncharted territory' scientist saysDaily Kos
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Photos Reveal More Than 200 Bright Blue Arctic Lakes Have Started Bubbling With Methane Gas - ScienceAlert

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Photos Reveal More Than 200 Bright Blue Arctic Lakes Have Started Bubbling With Methane Gas
ScienceAlert
Satellite images have revealed more than 200 strange, bright blue lakes in Russia's Arctic regions that are bubbling "like jacuzzis" as a result of leaking methane gas. The lakes are a type of thermokarst lake, which form when thawing permafrost causes ...

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US, other nations gather to work on Arctic issues - The Boston Globe

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 17:16

WorkBoat (blog)

US, other nations gather to work on Arctic issues
The Boston Globe
The Arctic Coast Guard Forum was established in 2015 to deal with increased shipping traffic through the Arctic and how coast guards should best respond to disasters. The United States, Canada, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Denmark, and Russia are ...
Arctic Coast Guard Forum prepares for joint operationsWorkBoat (blog)
US, Russia Join 6 Arctic States in Pact to Cooperate in Maritime EmergenciesSputnik International

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Antti Autti at Home in the Arctic Circle - Transworld Snowboarding

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 16:00

Transworld Snowboarding

Antti Autti at Home in the Arctic Circle
Transworld Snowboarding
This season, our crew is filming a documentary called Arctic Lights. It's about my personal growth and about seeking the new options at The Arctic Circle. Our plan is to film nearby, chasing the arctic light. This time we're not traveling to Japan or ...

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Arctic Coast Guard Forum prepares for joint operations | WorkBoat - WorkBoat (blog)

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 15:25

WorkBoat (blog)

Arctic Coast Guard Forum prepares for joint operations | WorkBoat
WorkBoat (blog)
Coast guard leaders from the world's eight Arctic nations signed a joint statement for cooperation on emergency maritime response in the high northern seas.
Arctic Coast Guard Forum Agrees Protocols - The Maritime ExecutiveThe Maritime Executive
US, Russia Join 6 Arctic States in Pact to Cooperate in Maritime ...Sputnik International
Coast Guard Joins Arctic Stakeholders in Historic ForumSEAPOWER Magazine Online

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A Surfing Addiction: Trekking Through the Arctic - TheInertia.com

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 14:01

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A Surfing Addiction: Trekking Through the Arctic
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Surfers do funny things for waves. We ruin friendships, ruin relationships, ditch work, ditch school, ditch responsibilities, risk hypothermia, risk drowning, etc. All for a few perfect waves, as David Rensin put it. In the last few years, more and ...

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Oil Companies Cool on Arctic Drilling. Trump Wants It Anyway. - Foreign Policy

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 13:58

Foreign Policy

Oil Companies Cool on Arctic Drilling. Trump Wants It Anyway.
Foreign Policy
In recent weeks, Trump and his new Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, with some Senate allies, have reportedly begun exploring ways to open the U.S. Arctic to new oil and gas drilling projects. It's part of the president's so-called America First Energy ...

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The least sea ice ever - Quartz

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:21

Quartz

The least sea ice ever
Quartz
It's the end of the Arctic winter and there's less sea ice than ever before—ice the size of three Californias is missing. The Arctic is a big sea surrounded by land: Russia on one side and Canada, the US and Greenland on the other. In summer, in the ...
Arctic sea ice levels hit another record lowColumbus Journal
ICE BLOG: Arctic sea ice: is the minimum maximum the new normal ...Deutsche Welle (blog)
Arctic sea ice reaches record low for third year in a rowRedOrbit
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Rabies ecology in a changing Arctic, an Alaskan example. - BMC Blogs Network (blog)

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:02

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Rabies ecology in a changing Arctic, an Alaskan example.
BMC Blogs Network (blog)
Rabies virus is dependent on host ecology and presents a significant public health threat throughout the world, including the Arctic and Subarctic where it is maintained by the arctic fox and possibly the red fox. In Alaska it is limited to the coastal ...

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Arctic blasts force Icelandic football match to be abandoned ... eventually – video - The Guardian

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 06:38

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Arctic blasts force Icelandic football match to be abandoned ... eventually – video
The Guardian
An Icelandic League Cup match between Breiðablik and Fram is abandoned on Thursday when extreme weather forces the referee to stop the match after 70 minutes of play. Footage posted to social media shows players huddling for warmth on the bench, ...

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Deep-sea dump: Trash is collecting on the Arctic seafloor - Science News for Students (blog)

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 06:18

Science News for Students (blog)

Deep-sea dump: Trash is collecting on the Arctic seafloor
Science News for Students (blog)
That trash has even shown up in the remote Arctic Ocean. Now a study shows there is also trash deep down on the Arctic seafloor. Though few people live nearby, researchers found plastic bags, shards of glass and fishing nets. And the litter problem is ...

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Arctic sea ice dips to lowest number ever for winter - WYFF Greenville

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 00:32

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Arctic sea ice dips to lowest number ever for winter
WYFF Greenville
The extent of floating ice in the Arctic hit a new low for winter: 5.57 million square miles (14.42 million square kilometers). That's about 35,000 square miles (97,000 square kilometers) — an area about the size of Maine — below 2015's record. Last ...
The Arctic, Antarctic poles just set a terrifying new record for low levels of sea iceUSA TODAY
Arctic Sea Ice Sets Record-Low Peak for Third YearScientific American
Record low sea ice in the Arctic and AntarcticFOX19
CBS News -Washington Post -KTOO -National Snow and Ice Data Center
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A surfing legend swoops above the Arctic Circle - AFP (blog)

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 20:35

AFP (blog)

A surfing legend swoops above the Arctic Circle
AFP (blog)
Carroll had come here at the invitation of Tommy Olsen of the Unstad Arctic Surf school, to try Arctic surfing for the first time at the tender age of 55. See how the waves feel on the other side of the globe, with water temperatures at around 5 ...

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'East Coast charm': How Canada's $1M teacher thrives in Arctic - CTV News

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 17:20

CTV News

'East Coast charm': How Canada's $1M teacher thrives in Arctic
CTV News
The Canadian school teacher whose success with students in a remote northern Quebec Inuit community won her a US$1 million prize and a high-profile global award for excellence says she couldn't have done it without inspiration from her pupils, the many ...

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New book features Arctic indigenous culinary traditions, preparation methods - KTOO

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 16:48

KTOO

New book features Arctic indigenous culinary traditions, preparation methods
KTOO
A unique guide that combines the traditional knowledge of reindeer and caribou food preparation, as well as other Arctic recipes and culinary traditions, is set to be released in a few months. The cookbook may provide Alaskans with new ideas for ...

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The Arctic, Antarctic poles just set a terrifying new record for low levels of sea ice - USA TODAY

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 11:27

USA TODAY

The Arctic, Antarctic poles just set a terrifying new record for low levels of sea ice
USA TODAY
The amount of sea ice in both the Arctic and Antarctic is at a record low and climate change is partly to blame, scientists announced Wednesday. Overall, the combined Arctic and Antarctic sea ice numbers are at their lowest point since satellites began ...
Arctic sea ice dips to lowest number ever for winterKCCI Des Moines
Arctic Sea Ice Sets Record-Low Peak for Third YearScientific American
The Arctic just set a grim new record for low levels of sea iceWashington Post
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Incredible pictures show 200 Arctic methane lakes | Daily Mail Online - Daily Mail

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 10:31

Daily Mail

Incredible pictures show 200 Arctic methane lakes | Daily Mail Online
Daily Mail
The remarkable satellite images show some of the lakes on the Yamal and Gydan peninsulas in Arctic Siberia which are leaking methane gas.
Discovered: 200-plus Arctic lakes which bubble like jacuzzis from ...The Siberian Times

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Release of Arctic Methane "May Be Apocalyptic," Study Warns - Truth-Out

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 09:15

Release of Arctic Methane "May Be Apocalyptic," Study Warns
Truth-Out
On a lake, plumes of gas, most likely methane from the breakdown of carbon in sediments below the lake, keep the water from freezing in spots, outside Fairbanks, Alaska, October 21, 2011. As the Arctic warms, the threat of abrupt methane releases is ...

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Researchers ponder conundrum of disappearing Arctic caribou - UPI.com

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 09:05

UPI.com

Researchers ponder conundrum of disappearing Arctic caribou
UPI.com
March 23 (UPI) -- Vast herds of caribou roaming the barren tundra are among the most iconic images of Arctic wildlife. But today, most of the world's barren-ground caribou and reindeer herds are on the decline. In some cases, the numbers are dramatic ...

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There's almost zero rationale for Arctic oil exploration, says Goldman Sachs analyst - CNBC

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 05:05

CNBC

There's almost zero rationale for Arctic oil exploration, says Goldman Sachs analyst
CNBC
Drilling the Arctic region for oil cannot be justified against the background of the major shift in the global oil production paradigm, Goldman Sachs' lead European commodities equity specialist said on Thursday. "Overall the idea that we have to go ...

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