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As woody shrubs move north in a warming Arctic, so do beavers - Alaska Dispatch News

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 20:35

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As woody shrubs move north in a warming Arctic, so do beavers
Alaska Dispatch News
As the Arctic climate warms and woody shrubs spread northward over the tundra, several animal species have followed. Among the latest: wood-chomping beavers have apparently established a beachhead near the Arctic coastline. A Canadian team has ...

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How a Melting Arctic Changes Everything - Bloomberg - Bloomberg

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 17:26

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How a Melting Arctic Changes Everything - Bloomberg
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Rising temperatures and disappearing ice present an opportunity for Vladimir Putin.

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Freezer Malfunction Melts Precious Arctic Ice Samples | Mental Floss - Mental Floss

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 15:32

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Freezer Malfunction Melts Precious Arctic Ice Samples | Mental Floss
Mental Floss
When your freezer breaks down, you might lose some leftovers or a box of your favorite popsicles. But when a scientist's freezer malfunctions, the world stands to ...
Freezer failure damages Arctic ice cores – Cooling PostCooling Post

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Trillions of Plastic Bits, Swept Up by Current, Are Littering Arctic Waters - New York Times

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 13:00

New York Times

Trillions of Plastic Bits, Swept Up by Current, Are Littering Arctic Waters
New York Times
A photo collage of plastic fragments found in the Arctic Ocean by the research team. A study published Wednesday shows a major ocean current is carrying trillions of bits of plastic from the North Atlantic to the Greenland and Barents seas, and leaving ...
Of course, all our plastic crap ends up in the ArcticPopular Science
The pristine Arctic has become a garbage trap for 300 billion pieces of plasticWashington Post
The Arctic Ocean Is Clogging With Billions of Plastic BitsThe Atlantic
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Climate Change Is Transforming Arctic Rivers - Scientific American

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 10:16

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Climate Change Is Transforming Arctic Rivers
Scientific American
Climate change is transforming the rivers of the Arctic region. The most dramatic shift is the rerouting of a major meltwater river in Canada that disappeared in what is, geologically speaking, the blink of an eye. The meltwater from the Kaskawulsh ...
Retreating Yukon glacier caused a river to disappearUW Today
Receding glacier causes immense Canadian river to vanish in four daysThe Guardian

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Climate Change Is Transforming Arctic Rivers - Scientific American

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 10:16

Scientific American

Climate Change Is Transforming Arctic Rivers
Scientific American
Climate change is transforming the rivers of the Arctic region. The most dramatic shift is the rerouting of a major meltwater river in Canada that disappeared in what is, geologically speaking, the blink of an eye. The meltwater from the Kaskawulsh ...
Retreating Yukon glacier caused a river to disappearUW Today
Receding glacier causes immense Canadian river to vanish in four daysThe Guardian

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Climate Change Is Transforming Arctic Rivers - Scientific American

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 10:12

Scientific American

Climate Change Is Transforming Arctic Rivers
Scientific American
Climate change is transforming the rivers of the Arctic region. The most dramatic shift is the rerouting of a major meltwater river in Canada that disappeared in what is, geologically speaking, the blink of an eye. The meltwater from the Kaskawulsh ...

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Arctic river ice deposits rapidly disappearing: Changes could impact ... - Science Daily

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 09:21

Science Daily

Arctic river ice deposits rapidly disappearing: Changes could impact ...
Science Daily
Climate change is causing thick ice deposits that form along Arctic rivers to melt nearly a month earlier than they did 15 years ago, a new study finds.

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Arctic River Ice Deposits Vanishing - R & D Magazine

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 09:17

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Arctic River Ice Deposits Vanishing
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Thick ice deposits along Arctic rivers are melting significantly faster than they did earlier this century. A new study has pinpointed climate change as the most likely factor for ice deposits to disappear nearly a month earlier than they did in 2000 ...

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Cold combat: No fighting in Arctic but Russia to show specialized weapons - Russia Beyond the Headlines

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 09:08

Russia Beyond the Headlines

Cold combat: No fighting in Arctic but Russia to show specialized weapons
Russia Beyond the Headlines
In addition to the already well-known Armata tanks and S-300 air-defense systems, the Russian military will demonstrate new hardware for Arctic conditions at the Victory Day parade on May 9. "For the first time the general public will see air defense ...

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This physicist has a $500 billion plan to refreeze the melting Arctic - CNBC

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 08:01

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This physicist has a $500 billion plan to refreeze the melting Arctic
CNBC
The melting Arctic is a global calamity that will affect life on Earth. One scientist has a plan to refreeze the North Pole using wind-powered pumps.

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Trilogy Metals Announces Metallurgical, Geotechnical and Hydrogeological Results from the Arctic Deposit - MarketWatch

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 06:04

Trilogy Metals Announces Metallurgical, Geotechnical and Hydrogeological Results from the Arctic Deposit
MarketWatch
The results demonstrate that excellent recoveries and clean concentrates of copper and zinc can be generated from the polymetallic copper-lead-zinc-gold-silver ores at Arctic. Concentrates of copper recovered an average of 91.7% of the copper and ...

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Trump's war powers, Putin goes Arctic, and a Georgia runoff - CBS ... - CBS News

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 06:04

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Trump's war powers, Putin goes Arctic, and a Georgia runoff - CBS ...
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War powers. President Trump's decision to authorize a U.S. missile strike on a Syrian airbase has reignited the debate over when he should seek authority from ...

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Dreamy Photographs Illuminate Life in Dark Arctic Winters - National Geographic Australia

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 18:14

National Geographic Australia

Dreamy Photographs Illuminate Life in Dark Arctic Winters
National Geographic Australia
“The only constant thing about the Arctic landscape is that it's constantly changing,” Johnson says. “My [original] idea was to do this landscape project … I showed up and the reality is quite different from what you imagine. Instead, it seemed more ...

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Letting the genie out of the well - The Arctic Journal

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 16:23

The Arctic Journal

Letting the genie out of the well
The Arctic Journal
More difficult to put a lid on will be the discussion about oil drilling in the region the spill has energised, not least as Donald Trump has made it clear that he intends to reverse a ban on offshore drilling in waters of the US Arctic, passed by his ...
Large-scale fracking comes to the Arctic in a new Alaska oil boomThe Conversation AU
BP oil and gas spill near the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge under controlInhabitat
With BP Oil and Gas Leaks Now Under Control in Alaska, the Questions BeginInsideClimate News

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Arctic river ice deposits rapidly disappearing - WSYM-TV

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 10:23

WSYM-TV

Arctic river ice deposits rapidly disappearing
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Climate change is causing thick ice deposits that form along Arctic rivers to melt nearly a month earlier than they did 15 years ago, according to a new study co-authored by a Michigan State University hydrologist. Typically, they grow throughout the ...

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Arctic river ice deposits rapidly disappearing - Phys.Org

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 09:20

Phys.Org

Arctic river ice deposits rapidly disappearing
Phys.Org
River icings form when Arctic groundwater reaches the surface and solidifies on top of frozen rivers. They grow throughout the winter until river valleys are choked with ice. Some river icings have grown to more than 10 square kilometers (4 square ...

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