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Alaska gas pipeline leak highlights hazards of Arctic Ocean drilling - The Wilderness Society (press release) (blog)

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 13:40

The Wilderness Society (press release) (blog)

Alaska gas pipeline leak highlights hazards of Arctic Ocean drilling
The Wilderness Society (press release) (blog)
In a preview of what could happen with offshore drilling in the Arctic Ocean, an underwater natural gas pipeline has been leaking in Alaska since December, and no repair is expected until late April, at the earliest. The lack of urgency to stop this ...

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Trump Weighing Eni's Arctic Drilling Bid in Post-Obama Pivot ... - Bloomberg

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 10:57

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Trump Weighing Eni's Arctic Drilling Bid in Post-Obama Pivot ...
Bloomberg
The Interior Department is weighing Eni SpA's request to explore for oil in waters north of Alaska, giving the Trump administration a chance to reverse course ...

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How melting Arctic sea ice is keeping smog over China - Christian Science Monitor

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 10:07

Christian Science Monitor

How melting Arctic sea ice is keeping smog over China
Christian Science Monitor
“We think climate change, as it is driving rapid warming of the Arctic, is having a large effect on pollution in China.” Wind plays an important role in clearing out smog; cities like Los Angeles and Mexico City have the bad luck to be ringed by ...
Why is China's smog so bad? Researchers point far away to a ...Science Magazine
China's 'airpocalypse' linked to Arctic sea ice lossBBC News
China's Gargantuan Smog Problem Linked To Melting Arctic IceIFLScience
The Verge -The Guardian -Science Advances
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UK weather: Spring on hold as Storm Stella brings Arctic temperatures of -5C over wet and windy weekend - Mirror.co.uk

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 09:18

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UK weather: Spring on hold as Storm Stella brings Arctic temperatures of -5C over wet and windy weekend
Mirror.co.uk
Jim Dale, forecaster for British Weather Services, said: "Rather than a full Arctic blast we are looking at a modified Arctic blast next week, it is going to turn colder. "We have been a bit spoilt by March so far with the warmth, but next week we are ...

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We Deserve Half the Blame for Declining Arctic Sea Ice - D-brief - Discover Magazine (blog)

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 07:05

Discover Magazine (blog)

We Deserve Half the Blame for Declining Arctic Sea Ice - D-brief
Discover Magazine (blog)
Natural variability in atmospheric conditions could account for as much as half of the recent decline in Arctic sea ice, according to a new study. While the masses ...
Humans not the Only Reason Arctic Ice is Melting, New Study ReportsThe Green Optimistic (blog)

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European Parliament / News - EU News

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 07:00

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European Parliament / News
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Climate change is bringing new environmental and security challenges in the Arctic, as the melting ice cap opens up new navigation and fishing routes, and competition for its natural resources heats up, say MEPs in a resolution voted on Thursday. They ...
EU lawmakers reject call for ban on Arctic oil explorationReuters
EU Parliament rejects total ban on Arctic oil drillingeuronews
MEPs reject ban on Arctic oil drilling - EUobserverEUobserver
OilPrice.com -TradeWinds (subscription) -The Independent Barents Observer
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Arctic talks for Nordic presidents in Arkhangelsk | The Independent ... - The Independent Barents Observer

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 06:46

The Independent Barents Observer

Arctic talks for Nordic presidents in Arkhangelsk | The Independent ...
The Independent Barents Observer
The upcoming Arctic Forum in Arkhangelsk will be attended by the largest delegation of Nordic top-officials to Russia in modern history. Two presidents, two ...
TASS: Business & Economy - Russia and China to discuss ...TASS

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A giant step forward - The Arctic Journal

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 05:46

The Arctic Journal

A giant step forward
The Arctic Journal
More recently a business plan which identified mechanisms and a path forward for both the short and long term has been developed, and funding from the Arctic Funders Collaborative and other non-governmental funding sources has been secured to ...

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EU Parliament set to reject ban on Arctic oil drilling - EUobserver - EUobserver

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 03:28

EUobserver

EU Parliament set to reject ban on Arctic oil drilling - EUobserver
EUobserver
There have been mixed reactions to suggestions by MEPs for the EU to ban drilling for oil in the Arctic.
MEP says Norway's Arctic oil decision is extremely disappointing ...The Independent Barents Observer
Continental divide | The Arctic JournalThe Arctic Journal

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China's 'airpocalypse' linked to Arctic sea ice loss - BBC News

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 17:11

Science Magazine

China's 'airpocalypse' linked to Arctic sea ice loss
BBC News
The air pollution that lingered over eastern China for nearly a month in 2013 has been linked to the loss of Arctic sea ice the previous autumn. A study says the haze lasted much longer because the melting ice and increased snowfall altered wind ...
Why is China's smog so bad? Researchers point far away to a ...Science Magazine
Smoggy in Beijing? A lack of Arctic sea ice may be to blame - The ...The Verge
Melting Arctic ice likely worsens winter haze in China: studyXinhua
The Guardian -Science Advances
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Influencer Kristen Leanne Opens Up About Her Hair Dye Line that Gives Back to Animals - PEOPLE.com

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 16:21

PEOPLE.com

Influencer Kristen Leanne Opens Up About Her Hair Dye Line that Gives Back to Animals
PEOPLE.com
Leanne and her husband Ryan Morgan, both animal activists, recently launched Arctic Fox, a vegan, cruelty-free line of hair dyes that pet lovers can feel good about using. Not only are these products long-lasting, they are not tested on animals and ...

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Alaska and Canadian Native Leaders: Protect the Arctic - YubaNet

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 15:42

YubaNet

Alaska and Canadian Native Leaders: Protect the Arctic
YubaNet
WASHINGTON, DC, March 15, 2017 – This week a delegation of Natives from Alaska and Canada, joined by people from across our nation, have come to DC to ask for protection of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and its sensitive Coastal Plain. Last night ...

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Warm air, sea-surface temperatures in February limited Arctic sea ... - Alaska Public Radio Network

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 15:18

Alaska Public Radio Network

Warm air, sea-surface temperatures in February limited Arctic sea ...
Alaska Public Radio Network
Arctic sea ice extent for February 2017 averaged 5.51 million square miles (14.28 million square kilometers), the lowest February extent in the 38-year satellite ...

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UT Austin Receives $5.6M for Long-term Study of Alaska's Arctic Coast - UT News | The University of Texas at Austin

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 14:26

UT News | The University of Texas at Austin

UT Austin Receives $5.6M for Long-term Study of Alaska's Arctic Coast
UT News | The University of Texas at Austin
Research at the site will focus on changes occurring both on land and in the ocean that affect Arctic ecosystems over time. This research could help native communities anticipate possible impacts of future climate changes on the fish and wildlife they ...

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NSF awards $5.6 million to establish new arctic Long-Term ... - National Science Foundation (press release)

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 14:15

National Science Foundation (press release)

NSF awards $5.6 million to establish new arctic Long-Term ...
National Science Foundation (press release)
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has made a $5.6 million, five-year grant to establish a Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) site along the northern ...

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NWT premier says Arctic drilling ban will stifle Northern energy sector - Toronto Star

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 13:36

Toronto Star

NWT premier says Arctic drilling ban will stifle Northern energy sector
Toronto Star
The drilling ban was announced in December by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who said the measure was needed to protect the Arctic's ecosystem. At the same time, then-U.S. president Barack Obama declared a permanent ban on drilling in the bulk of ...

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Why is China's smog so bad? Researchers point far away to a ... - Science Magazine

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 13:05

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Why is China's smog so bad? Researchers point far away to a ...
Science Magazine
In China, the winter of 2013 was an “airpocolypse.” A thick soup of harmful smog cloaked its biggest cities, contributing to at least 90,000 deaths and sickening ...
China's 'airpocalypse' linked to Arctic sea ice lossBBC News
How melting Arctic sea ice is keeping smog over ChinaChristian Science Monitor
Smoggy in Beijing? A lack of Arctic sea ice may be to blame - The ...The Verge
IFLScience -The Guardian -Science Advances
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Smoggy in Beijing? A lack of Arctic sea ice may be to blame - The Verge

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 13:00

The Verge

Smoggy in Beijing? A lack of Arctic sea ice may be to blame
The Verge
What happened was this: the sea ice in the Arctic has been shrinking and the snowfall in Siberia has been increasing. This has shifted the winter monsoon that wipes out the smog in the East China Plains, allowing pollution to build up in the air. The ...

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NWT premier says Arctic drilling ban, emission restrictions hurt oil industry - rdnewsnow.com

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 12:30

NWT premier says Arctic drilling ban, emission restrictions hurt oil industry
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CALGARY — The premier of the Northwest Territories is blasting federal policies including promises to restrict greenhouse gas emissions that he says will stifle a viable energy sector in the North. Bob McLeod told the Arctic Oil & Gas Symposium on ...

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Large area of acidified water found in western Arctic Ocean - rdnewsnow.com

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 12:28

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Large area of acidified water found in western Arctic Ocean
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Scientists have found the world's first large-scale area of acidified water in the open ocean in the seas of the western Arctic. "In other (oceans), you may have a small part with low pH, but the Arctic Ocean is the first one we have observed with a ...
World's first large-scale area of acidified water found in Arctic OceanToronto Star

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