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Climate Change Pushing Tropical Diseases Toward Arctic - National Geographic

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 08:23

National Geographic

Climate Change Pushing Tropical Diseases Toward Arctic
National Geographic
The incidents marked the largest number of Vibrio cases ever in each country; six people were infected along the 65th parallel—less than 200 miles from the Arctic Circle. They were the northernmost Vibrio infections ever recorded. And no wonder: That ...

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Gwich'in Gear Up to Fight for Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge - News Deeply

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 07:42

News Deeply

Gwich'in Gear Up to Fight for Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
News Deeply
By including $1.8 billion in oil and gas revenues from the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in its 2018 budget, the Trump administration has set out to dismantle former president Barack Obama's conservation and climate legacies in the American ...

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Large Canadian Arctic climate change study cancelled due to climate change - Phys.Org

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 06:35

Phys.Org

Large Canadian Arctic climate change study cancelled due to climate change
Phys.Org
This productive partnership has been providing Canadian researchers and their international colleagues with the ability to monitor and understand the impacts of climate change and resource development on Arctic marine and coastal ecosystems and ...
Scientific Research Effort in Arctic Cancelled Due to Climate ChangeEcoWatch
Climate change study in Canada's Hudson Bay thwarted by climate changeThe Guardian

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Climate change forces emergency repairs to "failsafe" Arctic seed vault - Dezeen

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 05:32

Dezeen

Climate change forces emergency repairs to "failsafe" Arctic seed vault
Dezeen
An Arctic storage bunker filled with seeds that could help humankind regenerate crops after a doomsday scenario is undergoing repairs, after rising temperatures caused it to flood. Following the warmest year ever recorded, meltwater and rain flowed ...

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Free shipment: how timber gets to Arctic islands - TASS

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 00:13

Free shipment: how timber gets to Arctic islands
TASS
NOVOSIBIRSK, June 15. /TASS/. For 700 years, timber from Eastern Siberia, North America and Europe has been mooring Greenland, Iceland and Spitzbergen, scientists from Russia, German, Argentina and some European countries said referring to results ...

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Large Canadian Arctic climate change study cancelled due to ... - Science Daily

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 14:41

Science Daily

Large Canadian Arctic climate change study cancelled due to ...
Science Daily
The Science Team of the Canadian Research Icebreaker CCGS Amundsen has cancelled the first leg of the 2017 Expedition due to complications associated ...
Scientific Research Effort in Arctic Cancelled Due to Climate ChangeEcoWatch

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Isfjord Whisky Out Of Denmark Made With Arctic Iceberg Water - The Whiskey Wash

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 13:12

The Whiskey Wash

Isfjord Whisky Out Of Denmark Made With Arctic Iceberg Water
The Whiskey Wash
With regards to the two finished products, Isfjord Premium Arctic Single Malt No. 1 is a non-age statement release bottled at 42% ABV. It is made from non-peated malt barley and the Arctic ice water and aged in Oloroso sherry casks. Described as being ...

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Svalbard's Russian Coal Town Tries Its Hand at Tourism - News Deeply

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 11:32

News Deeply

Svalbard's Russian Coal Town Tries Its Hand at Tourism
News Deeply
Russia's Arctic settlement of Barentsburg has long depended on coal production. But tourism now supports a growing share of the economy, says Sergey Shirokiy, manager of Arctic Travel Company Grumant.

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Statoil denies patent infringement, maintains Arctic drilling - Seeking Alpha

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 10:58

Statoil denies patent infringement, maintains Arctic drilling
Seeking Alpha
STO says the court lifted an injunction on the use of its Cap-X technology in the Blaaman well where drilling was suspended earlier but upheld a ban on the four other Arctic wells it planned to drill this year. STO says it plans to complete the Blaaman ...

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Russia's pavilion at EXPO 2017 bears an Arctic-themed design - Arctic.ru (press release)

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 10:29

Arctic.ru (press release)

Russia's pavilion at EXPO 2017 bears an Arctic-themed design
Arctic.ru (press release)
Russia's Arctic-themed pavilion at the EXPO 2017 international exhibition taking place in Astana was opened on June 10. "We will uncover the key theme of EXPO 2017, Energy of the Future, by using the example of the unique Russian region, Russia's Arctic.
Astana EXPO 2017 kicks off with dazzling show, concert and fireworksAstana Times

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Events on Last Day of Conference Address Marine Litter, Arctic Resilience, SeaBOS Initiative - IISD Reporting Services

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 09:37

Events on Last Day of Conference Address Marine Litter, Arctic Resilience, SeaBOS Initiative
IISD Reporting Services
On the final day of the UN Ocean Conference, side events addressed: marine plastic litter in SIDS; Arctic ocean resilience; the Seafood Business for Ocean Stewardship Initiative; and governance to accelerate SDG implementation. The Secretariat of the ...

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Ancient Arctic 'gas' melt triggered enormous seafloor explosions - Science News for Students

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 07:26

Science News for Students

Ancient Arctic 'gas' melt triggered enormous seafloor explosions
Science News for Students
Ancient methane explosions left craters in the Arctic seafloor (a few of which are mapped here). Some of them still spew methane gas (yellow plumes) today. And newfound sites nearby appear poised to blow open new half-mile-wide craters in bedrock.

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Chad Kemenah wins Arctic Cat All-Star Circuit of Champions feature at 34 Raceway - Burlington Hawk Eye

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 07:17

Burlington Hawk Eye

Chad Kemenah wins Arctic Cat All-Star Circuit of Champions feature at 34 Raceway
Burlington Hawk Eye
Chad Kemenah maneuvers his 410 sprint car through a turn Sunday night at 34 Raceway. Kemenah, the season points leader and defending season champion, went on to win the 30-lap feature for the Tony Stewart Arctic Cat All-Star Circuit of Champions.

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On a Tiny Norwegian Island, America Keeps an Eye on Russia - New York Times

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 04:01

New York Times

On a Tiny Norwegian Island, America Keeps an Eye on Russia
New York Times
The new electricity cable, along with the recent appearance of earth-moving equipment atop a rocky plateau overlooking Russia across the sea, points to one business that is flourishing in this part of the Arctic: snooping on Russia's expanding fleet of ...

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Emerging Chinese-Russian Cooperation in the Arctic: Possibilities and Constraints - CSS Resources (blog)

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 01:35

Emerging Chinese-Russian Cooperation in the Arctic: Possibilities and Constraints
CSS Resources (blog)
Do Russia and China have reasons to cooperate economically in the Arctic? To answer this question, this text reviews 1) China's Arctic policy since 2010; 2) Russia's strategic interests in the region and why it might want to cooperate with Beijing; and ...

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Multi-million dollar upgrade planned to secure 'failsafe' Arctic seed vault - The Guardian

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 01:01

The Guardian

Multi-million dollar upgrade planned to secure 'failsafe' Arctic seed vault
The Guardian
Multi-million dollar upgrade planned to secure 'failsafe' Arctic seed vault. Improvements aim to ensure the vault's role as an impregnable deep freeze for the world's most precious food seeds after a recent flooding by melting permafrost. Global Seed ...

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Remembering When the Arctic Was a War Zone - The Maritime Executive

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 20:50

The Maritime Executive

Remembering When the Arctic Was a War Zone
The Maritime Executive
The media today seems to get a thrill out of announcing that war is around the corner in the Arctic. But 75 years ago, the icebound region really was wracked by battles and bombings. The deserts of north Africa, the jungles of Southeast Asia, and the ...

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Climate change forces cancellation of Arctic climate change study - Miami Herald

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 16:54

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Climate change forces cancellation of Arctic climate change study
Miami Herald
The first leg of an Arctic climate change study in the Hudson Bay is being canceled — because climate change has made sea ice conditions too perilous off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada. The Hudson Bay System Study, known as BaySys, is a ...
How to Hitch a Ride on an Arctic Ice FloeNews Deeply
Climate change researchers cancel expedition because of climate changeCBC.ca
Canadian climate change study cancelled because of climate changeGlobalnews.ca
Winnipeg Free Press
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Asia Minute: Unlikely Asian Allies Cooperating on Arctic Research - Hawaiipublicradio

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 16:19

Hawaiipublicradio

Asia Minute: Unlikely Asian Allies Cooperating on Arctic Research
Hawaiipublicradio
Three Asian countries that are often rivals have agreed to cooperate when it comes to the Arctic Ocean. China, Japan and South Korea will conduct a joint mission to take a closer look at the impacts of climate change. And the work is not only focused ...

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Hazardous conditions caused by climate change put Arctic research study on ice - The Globe and Mail

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 16:06

The Globe and Mail

Hazardous conditions caused by climate change put Arctic research study on ice
The Globe and Mail
An Arctic climate change study has been cancelled because warming temperatures have filled the sea off northern Newfoundland with hazardous ice up to eight metres thick. Instead of cruising north with a team of scientists, the Canadian Coast Guard ...
Climate change forces cancellation of Arctic climate change studyMiami Herald
How to Hitch a Ride on an Arctic Ice Floe — Arctic DeeplyNews Deeply

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