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Arctic Ocean thaw helps Russian shipping as old ice is blown west - Manila Bulletin

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 09:04

Manila Bulletin

Arctic Ocean thaw helps Russian shipping as old ice is blown west
Manila Bulletin
Oslo, Norway – Russian shipping in the Arctic is benefiting from winds that are driving the oldest and thickest sea ice towards North America, further opening a remote region that is thawing amid global warming, scientists say. The thinning Russian ice ...

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EU €6.5M study will improve Arctic navigation safety - Marine Electronics and Communications Magazine

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 07:00

EU €6.5M study will improve Arctic navigation safety
Marine Electronics and Communications Magazine
It was started in response to the increasing requirements for ships to use Arctic regions, including the northern sea route across northern Russia. The organisers of SEDNA said it would develop a novel risk-based approach to Arctic navigation, ship ...
New EU Research Aims to Improve Arctic SafetyThe Maritime Executive

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Breaking the Ice for Indigenous Voices on the World Stage - News Deeply

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 02:08

News Deeply

Breaking the Ice for Indigenous Voices on the World Stage
News Deeply
The Arctic Council may be helping advance the idea of allowing Indigenous groups to play a more central role on the world stage, writes Malina Dumas, a J.D. candidate at the University of Washington School of Law.

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Arctic voyage finds global warming impact on ice, animals - Washington Post

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 23:35

Washington Post

Arctic voyage finds global warming impact on ice, animals
Washington Post
VICTORIA STRAIT, Nunavut — The email arrived in mid-June, seeking to explode any notion that global warming might turn our Arctic expedition into a summer cruise. “The most important piece of clothing to pack is good, sturdy and warm boots. There is ...
Science Says: Fast-melting Arctic sign of bad global warmingABC News

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Top 25 Under 25: Number 13 Kristian Vesalainen - Arctic Ice Hockey (blog)

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 12:03

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Top 25 Under 25: Number 13 Kristian Vesalainen
Arctic Ice Hockey (blog)
When the Winnipeg Jets selected Kristian Vesalainen with the 24th overall pick, it was lauded as a smart pick. Now that the dust has settled, it is still a smart pick. Vesalainen has left the Swedish Elite League to go back to the Finnish Liiga. This ...

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Teuns seals Arctic Race with final stage win - Cyclingnews.com

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 11:19

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Teuns seals Arctic Race with final stage win
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BMC Racing's Dylan Teuns put an exclamation point on his overall victory at the Arctic Race of Norway in Sunday's finale in Tromsø, soloing clear in the closing kilometres to nab his second stage win of the race while wrapping up the GC title.

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Teuns seals Arctic Race with final stage win - Cyclingnews.com

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 11:19

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Teuns seals Arctic Race with final stage win
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Teuns, who took the GC lead on the first stage of the Arctic Race and never relinquished the jersey, only extended his lead on the overall leaderboard with his stage 4 performance. He closed out the event 29 seconds of runner-up August Jensen (Team ...
Arctic Race: Teuns solos to emphatic stage and race win in NorwayEurosport.com
Jensen pips Teuns with bike throw on Arctic Race queen stageEurosport.co.uk

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Baltimore students travel to Arctic for climate research - WRAL.com

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 08:03

Baltimore students travel to Arctic for climate research
WRAL.com
It usually involves flights to Winnipeg and a 36-hour train ride toward the Arctic, but flooding that followed unusually heavy winter snows washed out parts of the tracks. So this year's trip will be entirely by air. Once the group reaches the northern ...

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Protecting a historic site above the Arctic Circle - Wildfire Today (blog)

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 06:57

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Protecting a historic site above the Arctic Circle
Wildfire Today (blog)
There were a number of large fires burning north of the arctic circle in Alaska and Canada's north west this summer with higher than average temperatures and higher than average amounts of lightning. It would be real interesting to crunch the numbers ...

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A Look at Russian Arctic Fleet, a 'Formidable Force' to Be Reckoned With - Sputnik International

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 05:29

Sputnik International

A Look at Russian Arctic Fleet, a 'Formidable Force' to Be Reckoned With
Sputnik International
A flotilla of the Northern Fleet's naval ships is steaming to the Arctic to protect Russian shipping lanes and other maritime activity in the region. Military expert Dmitry Litovkin told Radio Sputnik that the fleet's permanent deployment on the high ...

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Maine artists head to the Arctic in search of a new frontier - Press Herald

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 03:03

Press Herald

Maine artists head to the Arctic in search of a new frontier
Press Herald
Driven by a sense of urgency, artists are following in the tradition of Rockwell Kent and going to the Arctic to capture the majesty of the icebergs, the mystery of the landscape and the daily drama of a culture and way of life that feels out of place ...

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Arctic Ocean thaw helps Russian shipping as old ice blows west - Business Insider

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 17:19

Business Insider

Arctic Ocean thaw helps Russian shipping as old ice blows west
Business Insider
OSLO (Reuters) - Russian shipping in the Arctic is benefiting from winds that are driving the oldest and thickest sea ice towards North America, further opening a remote region that is thawing amid global warming, scientists say. The thinning Russian ...

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Jensen claims victory on stage 3 of Arctic Race of Norway - Cyclingnews.com

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 11:23

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Jensen claims victory on stage 3 of Arctic Race of Norway
Cyclingnews.com
Team Coop's August Jensen pipped Dylan Teuns (BMC Racing) on Saturday's queen stage of the Arctic Race of Norway. The 25-year-old Norwegian narrowly bested the race leader in an uphill sprint atop the Finnvikdalen climb, with Cofidis' Dorian Godon ...

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Sterling College Dean Ends Arctic Run - Caledonian Record

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 04:05

Caledonian Record

Sterling College Dean Ends Arctic Run
Caledonian Record
Pavel Cenkl raises his arms as he finishes his Climate Run in Scandinavia on Wednesday. (Courtesy Photo). SWEDEN — Sterling College's globe-trotting dean, Pavel Cenkl, completed his Climate Run 2017 across the Scandinavian Arctic on Wednesday.

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World Oceans Day Celebration in Canada`s Arctic - Markets Insider

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 15:16

World Oceans Day Celebration in Canada`s Arctic
Markets Insider
PAULATUK, NT, Aug. 11, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, issued the following statement today: "Canada's Arctic makes up over 40% of our landmass and is home to more than ...

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Turning up in unusual places: Arctic terns nest at Ferry Dock - Skagwaynews

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 14:07

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Turning up in unusual places: Arctic terns nest at Ferry Dock
Skagwaynews
Skies above Skagway play host to an impressive and interesting array of avians – among them, the nimble arctic terns continue to be observed by the Skagway Bird Club and other local ornithologists. “I think that they're incredibly graceful fliers ...

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The Story Behind the Artifact: Arctic Museum's Seal Intestines Raincoat - Bowdoin (press release) (blog)

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 12:33

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The Story Behind the Artifact: Arctic Museum's Seal Intestines Raincoat
Bowdoin (press release) (blog)
The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum exhibition, Threads of Change: Clothing and Identity in the North, which looks at clothing through history in the Arctic, features a man's raincoat from Alaska—made out of seal intestines. “It may seem unusual today ...

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Arctic Race of Norway 2017: Stage 2 Results | Cyclingnews.com - Cyclingnews.com

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 09:22

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Arctic Race of Norway 2017: Stage 2 Results | Cyclingnews.com
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Alexander Kristoff (Katusha-Alpecin) won stage 2 of the Arctic Race of Norway after he took flight in the novel bunch sprint on the runway at Bardufoss Airport.

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Arctic Ocean thaw helps Russian shipping as old ice blows west - Reuters

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 07:45

Reuters

Arctic Ocean thaw helps Russian shipping as old ice blows west
Reuters
OSLO (Reuters) - Russian shipping in the Arctic is benefiting from winds that are driving the oldest and thickest sea ice towards North America, further opening a ...

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Arctic Ocean thaw helps Russian shipping as old ice blows west - Reuters

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 07:39

Arctic Ocean thaw helps Russian shipping as old ice blows west
Reuters
OSLO, Aug 11 (Reuters) - Russian shipping in the Arctic is benefiting from winds that are driving the oldest and thickest sea ice towards North America, further opening a remote region that is thawing amid global warming, scientists say. The thinning ...

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