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As boss, Metz couldn't turn Arctic Cat around | Northwest | lmtribune ... - Lewiston Morning Tribune

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 02:04

Lewiston Morning Tribune

As boss, Metz couldn't turn Arctic Cat around | Northwest | lmtribune ...
Lewiston Morning Tribune
Arctic Cat lost $60.5 million in nine months before the company was sold under the leadership of Christopher Metz, Vista Outdoor's new CEO.Metz joined Vista ...

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Cool new Arctic experiences to try - The Straits Times

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 22:39

The Straits Times

Cool new Arctic experiences to try
The Straits Times
(THE NEW PAPER) - Whether dining in a private mobile restaurant, floating under the Northern Lights, glamping in the wilderness or enjoying the world's only "snow sauna" with a clear view of the night sky, there are plenty of fresh experiences for ...

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Infrastructure centered at gathering of Arctic leaders - The Arctic Sounder

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 17:02

Infrastructure centered at gathering of Arctic leaders
The Arctic Sounder
A Nome woman recently went before a gathering of governmental leaders to testify on the dire need for infrastructure development in the Arctic. Kawerak President and CEO Melanie Bahnke, originally of Savoonga, traveled to Washington, D.C., to speak at ...

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Colonialism still present in the North, NWT premier tells Arctic Circle Assembly - CBC.ca

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 14:44

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Colonialism still present in the North, NWT premier tells Arctic Circle Assembly
CBC.ca
"Colonialism is not entirely absent," McLeod told a standing-room only crowd of international diplomats, business leaders, media and academics at the Arctic Circle Assembly, an annual event held in Iceland to foster international dialogue about the North.

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Why homes along Arctic coastline are at risk of falling into the ocean - CBC.ca

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 12:27

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Why homes along Arctic coastline are at risk of falling into the ocean
CBC.ca
He lives in Tuktoyaktuk, N.W.T., a community of about 1,000 people on the shores of the Arctic ocean. Adam lives in a four-bedroom home with 13 other members of his family in The Point — a picturesque spit overlooking the ocean. The trouble is, the ...

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An Apple Genetically Engineered to Never Brown Will Hit Stores This Fall - Gizmodo

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 10:40

Gizmodo

An Apple Genetically Engineered to Never Brown Will Hit Stores This Fall
Gizmodo
Last week at the biotech conference SynBioBeta, I swiped one of Okanagan Specialty Fruits' Arctic Apples and put it in my purse. The Arctic Apple is the first genetically engineered apple, modified so that when it is cut, it doesn't turn an ...

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More tourists make it to Russia's remotest Arctic coast - The Independent Barents Observer

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 10:14

The Independent Barents Observer

More tourists make it to Russia's remotest Arctic coast
The Independent Barents Observer
Arctic tourism is on the rise, also in the remotest part of the vast northern region. Figures presented by the Russian Arctic National Park show that a total of 1,142 tourists this year visited Franz Josef Land, Russia's northernmost Arctic archipelago ...

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Annual Arctic Circle Assembly Begins - IcelandReview

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 06:41

IcelandReview

Annual Arctic Circle Assembly Begins
IcelandReview
The annual Arctic Circle Assembly began today at Harpa Conference Centre in Reykjavík. The assembly is being held for the fifth time to discuss issues such as climate change, energy, and security in the Arctic. Arctic Circle is a non-profit and non ...
Nicola Sturgeon announces first ever Arctic Circle meeting in ...The Scotsman
Gov. LePage leads delegation at Arctic Circle AssemblyMainebiz
"Dialogue is the key for peace and stability"Iceland Monitor

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Drilling in the Arctic Wildlife Refuge: How the G.O.P. Could Finally ... - New York Times

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 04:00

New York Times

Drilling in the Arctic Wildlife Refuge: How the G.O.P. Could Finally ...
New York Times
Polar bears in Kaktovik, Alaska, within the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The Trump administration and congressional Republicans are seeking to open the ...
Letter: Keep 'Arctic National Wildlife Refuge' pristineSioux Falls Argus Leader

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Arctic village residents share hopes, fears for future with opening of new highway - CTV News

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 21:25

CTV News

Arctic village residents share hopes, fears for future with opening of new highway
CTV News
Eileen Jacobson was born and raised in Tuktoyaktuk in the Northwest Territories. At 60 years old, she works as a tour guide and one of only two taxi drivers in the tiny hamlet of approximately 900. Nestled on the shores of the Arctic Ocean with ...

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Cool new Arctic experiences to try - The New Paper

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 17:02

The New Paper

Cool new Arctic experiences to try
The New Paper
Whether dining in a private mobile restaurant, floating under the Northern Lights, glamping in the wilderness or enjoying the world's only "snow sauna" with a clear view of the night sky, there are plenty of fresh experiences for those planning an ...

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Toxic rocket set to hit Arctic waters is major concern: Nunavut - Globalnews.ca

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 13:23

Globalnews.ca

Toxic rocket set to hit Arctic waters is major concern: Nunavut
Globalnews.ca
That area falls within Canada's exclusive economic zone and is in the jurisdiction of the Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act. The North Water Polynya is an 85,000-square-kilometre ocean that is free of ice year-round. It shelters most of the world ...
Feds tells European Space Agency it's unhappy with plan to drop rocket in Arctic watersCBC.ca

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First Air unveils a new look with bold colours and Arctic symbol - Canada NewsWire (press release)

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 11:27

First Air unveils a new look with bold colours and Arctic symbol
Canada NewsWire (press release)
The new brand features a modern and unique version of the iconic Arctic symbol: The Inuksuk. This logo is representative of the people and land of the Arctic. In the words of one Inuit Elder consulted during the design process, "We never go anywhere ...

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Researchers link western wildfire activity to arctic warming - Appalachian State University

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 11:22

Researchers link western wildfire activity to arctic warming
Appalachian State University
In an article titled “Spatio-Temporal Linkages between Declining Arctic Sea-Ice Extent and Increasing Wildfire Activity in the Western United States” published in late August in the international journal Forests, Dr. Peter Soulé in Appalachian's ...

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Arctic on Fire - World Policy Institute (blog)

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 11:00

World Policy Institute (blog)

Arctic on Fire
World Policy Institute (blog)
Although we cannot assume that climate change is a significant factor in every wildfire scenario, these Arctic fire seasons showed clear indications of such influence. Along with 12 other scientists, Scott Rupp, a wildfire ecologist at the University ...

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This Remote Arctic Park in Canada Can Now Be Visited on Google Street View - Motherboard

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 10:17

Motherboard

This Remote Arctic Park in Canada Can Now Be Visited on Google Street View
Motherboard
It's that time of the year when everything gets cold and sad, the deadlines are popping up, and your Halloween costume hasn't been shipped yet. Instead of going for a stroll in your local 200-square-foot park to take a breather, now you can check out ...
Rare views of unique Nunavut park come to Google Street ViewCBC.ca

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Arctic season winding down but Coast Guard continues to support industry and programs in the North - Canada NewsWire (press release)

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 09:38

Canada NewsWire (press release)

Arctic season winding down but Coast Guard continues to support industry and programs in the North
Canada NewsWire (press release)
Icebreaker support will be made available by additional operational days in the High Arctic near Milne Inlet, up to October 20, 2017, in response to industry requests and vessel traffic. Under the auspices of the Oceans Protection Plan, the Coast Guard ...

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Arctic: How do polar bears, crude oil and ethnicity go together? - EurekAlert (press release)

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 09:18

EurekAlert (press release)

Arctic: How do polar bears, crude oil and ethnicity go together?
EurekAlert (press release)
The Arctic is often in the headlines: starving polar bears on melting ice, the reckless hunt for raw materials, an increase in shipping, and the dispute over seal hunting. How should protecting the fragile ecosystem and the indigenous peoples who live ...

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100 Women: Students travel through Arctic snow to the 'world's best ... - BBC News

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 09:11

100 Women: Students travel through Arctic snow to the 'world's best ...
BBC News
Children travel through the snow and ice to get to classes run by Maggie MacDonnell, who's been named "world's best teacher".

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100 Women: Students travel through Arctic snow to the 'world's best teacher' - BBC News

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 09:10

100 Women: Students travel through Arctic snow to the 'world's best teacher'
BBC News
Maggie MacDonnell has been named the "world's best teacher" - winner of this year's prestigious global teacher prize from the Varkey Foundation. She teaches in the Arctic where “not every classroom has four walls” and the children have overcome many ...

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