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Currents carry billions of plastic bits to Arctic ocean; - Bend Bulletin - Bend Bulletin

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 02:09

Nature Middle East

Currents carry billions of plastic bits to Arctic ocean; - Bend Bulletin
Bend Bulletin
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 ...
Arctic garbage patch - Features - Nature Middle East - natureasia.comNature Middle East

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Trump Orders Interior Department to Consider Pacific, Atlantic and Arctic Oil Exploration - Greentech Media

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 01:08

Trump Orders Interior Department to Consider Pacific, Atlantic and Arctic Oil Exploration
Greentech Media
That includes U.S. Pacific waters, as well as Arctic and Atlantic acreage left out of the five-year schedule of lease sales issued by Obama in November. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Tuesday nothing is off the table. "We're going to look at ...

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The Arctic Ocean is on track to be ice-free in summer by 2040 - Alaska Dispatch News

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 22:35

Alaska Dispatch News

The Arctic Ocean is on track to be ice-free in summer by 2040
Alaska Dispatch News
The Arctic Ocean is on track to become ice-free in summers as soon as two decades from now, while autumn and winter temperatures in the Arctic, if carbon emissions are not controlled, will be about 22 degrees higher in 2100 than they were at the end of ...
The Arctic Is a Profoundly Different Place NowScientific American
Arctic Ice Melt Could Cost The World Trillions Of Dollars By 2100Huffington Post
Climate Change Altering the Arctic Faster Than ExpectedClimate Central
Discover Magazine (blog) -InsideClimate News
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See awesome power of the North Sea as Arctic blast moves South - ChronicleLive

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 14:57

ChronicleLive

See awesome power of the North Sea as Arctic blast moves South
ChronicleLive
The windy cold snap comes as a result of an Arctic maritime air mass, which has made its way South over the past few days. As well as the huge waves seen crashing at the coast, the blast has brought wintry conditions to the rest of the region, with ...

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Quickening Arctic Thaw Could Cost Trillions, International Study Says - GCaptain

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:56

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Quickening Arctic Thaw Could Cost Trillions, International Study Says
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OSLO, April 25 (Reuters) – The Arctic's quickening thaw is melting the permafrost under buildings and roads from Siberia to Alaska, raising world sea levels and disrupting temperature patterns further south, an international study said on Tuesday. The ...
Quickening Arctic thaw threatens massive costs: report | Life , Living ...The Daily Star

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The Arctic Is a Profoundly Different Place Now - Scientific American

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:45

Scientific American

The Arctic Is a Profoundly Different Place Now
Scientific American
The changes to the Arctic now being measured by scientists are so significant they will have implications across the globe, according to a report from the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme. That could include worsening monsoons in Asia ...
Arctic Ice Melt Could Cost The World Trillions Of Dollars By 2100Huffington Post
Climate Change Altering the Arctic Faster Than ExpectedClimate Central
There is still time left to save the ArcticMashable
Alaska Dispatch News -InsideClimate News
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Why Russia just built a new military base in the Arctic - AOL

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 09:22

AOL

Why Russia just built a new military base in the Arctic
AOL
Russia is giving the world a look at its new Arctic military base through an online virtual tour. Known as the "Arctic Shamrock," the 14,000-square-mile, three-pointed base is now Russia's most northern permanent installation. Since temperatures there ...

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Trilogy Metals Announces Mineral Resource Update for the Arctic Deposit - MarketWatch

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 06:03

Trilogy Metals Announces Mineral Resource Update for the Arctic Deposit
MarketWatch
VANCOUVER, Apr 25, 2017 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) -- Trilogy Metals Inc. (TSX, NYSE-MKT: TMQ) ("Trilogy Metals" or "the Company") is pleased to announce its Mineral Resource estimate on its high-grade copper deposit at Arctic as of April 25, ...

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Russian Project 23550 Arctic patrol ship laid down - IHS Jane's 360

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 05:39

IHS Jane's 360

Russian Project 23550 Arctic patrol ship laid down
IHS Jane's 360
"The new ice-class patrol ship will be built to maintain our state's protection in the Arctic strategic area," the commander-in-chief of the Russian Federation Navy, Admiral Vladimir Korolyov, said at the official ceremony. A contract for two Project ...

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Arctic thaw to cause up to $90 trillion damage to roads and buildings - The Independent

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 04:39

The Independent

Arctic thaw to cause up to $90 trillion damage to roads and buildings
The Independent
The Arctic's quickening thaw is melting the permafrost under buildings and roads from Siberia to Alaska, raising world sea levels and disrupting temperature patterns further south, according to an new international study. The frigid region's shift to ...
Melting Arctic could cost world trillionsNewshub
Arctic thaw quickening threatens trillion-dollar costs - reportReuters Africa

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Norway doubles Arctic oil estimates - The Independent Barents Observer

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 03:56

The Independent Barents Observer

Norway doubles Arctic oil estimates
The Independent Barents Observer
The area mapped for potential oil and gas is further north than anyone ever in the circumpolar Arctic has imagined to look for petroleum. An area of 170,000 square kilometres from 74° to 77° north, east of Svalbard, might hold as much as 1.4 billion ...

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Extreme Arctic Melt Is Raising Sea Level Rise Threat; New Estimate Nearly Twice IPCC's - InsideClimate News

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 02:55

InsideClimate News

Extreme Arctic Melt Is Raising Sea Level Rise Threat; New Estimate Nearly Twice IPCC's
InsideClimate News
The report, called "Snow, Water, Ice and Permafrost in the Arctic 2017," takes a comprehensive look at the changes already underway in the Arctic, as well as what's in store. It was one of a handful of reports examining climate change in the Arctic and ...
Changed Arctic, changed worldThe Arctic Journal
Arctic climate warming higher and faster than expectedCBC.ca
Today's Arctic is a 'profoundly different place'E&E News
The Copenhagen Post - Danish news in english -Miami Herald
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Arctic thaw could cost trillions: report - NEWS.com.au

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 22:22

Arctic thaw could cost trillions: report
NEWS.com.au
"The Arctic is warming faster than any other region on Earth, and rapidly becoming a warmer, wetter and more variable environment," the report said. "Increasing greenhouse gas emissions from human activities are the primary underlying cause." Walt ...

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Arctic thaw quickening threatens trillion-dollar costs - report - Daily Mail

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 20:04

Arctic thaw quickening threatens trillion-dollar costs - report
Daily Mail
The report by 90 scientists, including United States experts, urged governments with interests in the Arctic to cut greenhouse gas emissions. U.S. President Donald Trump doubts that human activities, led by use of fossil fuels, are the main driver of ...

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Arctic climate warming higher and faster than expected - CBC.ca

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 20:01

CBC.ca

Arctic climate warming higher and faster than expected
CBC.ca
A new international report shows that Arctic temperatures are rising higher and faster than expected, and the effects are already being felt around the world. "The Arctic's climate is shifting to a new state," warns the report. "This transformation has ...
Changed Arctic, changed worldThe Arctic Journal

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Statoil Plays Down Risks of Arctic Drilling - GCaptain

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 20:00

Statoil Plays Down Risks of Arctic Drilling
GCaptain
OSLO, April 24 (Reuters) – Norway's Statoil on Monday played down concerns that drilling in the Arctic is risky, days before it kickstarts its drilling campaign in the Barents Sea, where the country believes around half of its remaining resources could ...

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Arctic blast will bring freezing temperatures and SNOW in next two days - and it's 50/50 battle between sun and rain ... - The Sun

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 19:53

The Sun

Arctic blast will bring freezing temperatures and SNOW in next two days - and it's 50/50 battle between sun and rain ...
The Sun
... 60mph will make the -5C chill in some parts feel even colder. Met Office forecaster Grahame Madge said the wintry onslaught will last at least 36 hours before sunshine returns. He said: “We have a cold front moving south across the UK, pulling in ...
UK Weather: Arctic blast set to last until weekend as UK wakes up ...Mirror.co.uk
UK weather: Arctic blast to bring flurry of snow to BritainThe Independent
UK weather: Spring snow blows in with Arctic plungeDaily Mail
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Greenpeace calls for action as huge rubbish islands reach Arctic ... - The Independent

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 19:44

The Independent

Greenpeace calls for action as huge rubbish islands reach Arctic ...
The Independent
Greenpeace has called on companies to act after scientists revealed huge rubbish islands have reached the Arctic circle. The environmental campaign group ...
The Arctic is a 'dead end' for ocean plasticMother Nature Network (blog)

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Statoil Plays Down Risks of Arctic Drilling - GCaptain

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 16:27

GCaptain

Statoil Plays Down Risks of Arctic Drilling
GCaptain
OSLO, April 24 (Reuters) – Norway's Statoil on Monday played down concerns that drilling in the Arctic is risky, days before it kickstarts its drilling campaign in the Barents Sea, where the country believes around half of its remaining resources could ...

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