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

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Trump rescinds Obama's 'permanent' Arctic leasing ban
KTOO
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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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
Los Angeles Times -Politico
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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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Nature.com

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
RealClimate -Arctic.ru (press release) -Radio Canada International
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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

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 22:23

Los Angeles Times

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
The Daily Caller -The Independent -The Wilderness Society (press release) (blog)
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Boston International High School teacher set for Arctic - The Boston Globe

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 19:30

Boston International High School teacher set for Arctic
The Boston Globe
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)

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 13:54

The Wilderness Society (press release) (blog)

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

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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Arctic air finally giving way - ITV 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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Hundreds of billions of pieces of plastic are in Arctic Ocean | The ... - The Columbian

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 08:07

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Hundreds of billions of pieces of plastic are in Arctic Ocean | The ...
The Columbian
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

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

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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On hunters and herders: Arctic photographer offers glimpse into indigenous life - The Bowdoin Orient

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 20:34

On hunters and herders: Arctic photographer offers glimpse into indigenous life
The Bowdoin Orient
After being captivated by tales of Inuit life in Greenland, Arctic photographer Bryan Alexander received a travel scholarship in 1975 and set out to understand more about northern cultures. Using his camera to capture the indigenous people's day-to-day ...

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Finland Seeks Continued U.S.-Russian Cooperation in the Arctic ... - The National Interest Online

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 19:19

The National Interest Online

Finland Seeks Continued U.S.-Russian Cooperation in the Arctic ...
The National Interest Online
Could Russia's defenisve measures and other geopolitical tensions negatively impact the Arctic Council's cooperative efforts?
The Russians are not coming, at least not to Alaska - Alaska ...Alaska Dispatch News

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How Swiss Repaired A Boeing 777-300ER In Arctic Conditions - Aviation Week

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 15:37

How Swiss Repaired A Boeing 777-300ER In Arctic Conditions
Aviation Week
Swiss International Air Lines built up a fleet of eight Boeing 777-300ERs in 2016 to operate its densest long-haul routes. While the introduction has generally been smooth, Flight LX40 on Feb. 1, 2017, turned out to be a true test for crisis management.

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The Arctic Is Getting Greener But Its Caribou Are Dying - Motherboard

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 13:06

Motherboard

The Arctic Is Getting Greener But Its Caribou Are Dying
Motherboard
Given that caribou are herbivores, it seems possible that populations in the Arctic might actually benefit from climate change—there'd be more green stuff around for them to eat. Well, no. A team of researchers has released a new study finding the ...

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Arctic blast to melt away by Bank Holiday Monday sending warmer temperatures across Britain - The Sun

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 12:43

The Sun

Arctic blast to melt away by Bank Holiday Monday sending warmer temperatures across Britain
The Sun
THE Arctic blast which has swept the country will melt away in time for the May Day Bank Holiday weekend. A surge of wintry weather brought snow and hail to some parts of the UK this week – though the Met Office has said temperatures are expected to ...
UK Weather: Get ready for Bank Holiday heat-up with the cold weather melting away after arctic blastMirror.co.uk
London weather: Warm temperatures set to return to the capital as Arctic blast passesEvening Standard
Weather: Warmer temperatures expected over Bank Holiday as Arctic chill passesHarrow Times

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