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The master of the Arctic - Arctic.ru (press release)

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 07:24

Arctic.ru (press release)

The master of the Arctic
Arctic.ru (press release)
The polar bear (Lat. Ursus maritimus, “maritime bear") is one of the world's largest land carnivores. It lives in the Arctic and is considered the symbol of the region. Polar bears feel comfortable in the harsh conditions of the Arctic: they prefer ...

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Missoula educators on ice: A trip to the Arctic for chemistry professor, teacher - The Missoulian

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 19:11

The Missoulian

Missoula educators on ice: A trip to the Arctic for chemistry professor, teacher
The Missoulian
Dave Jones, a chemistry teacher at Big Sky High School, talks about his upcoming journey to the Arctic as per a research fellowship from PolarTREC in the University of Montana Chemistry Building last week. He will be working with UM chemistry professor ...

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Canary in the Arctic coal mine: warming harms migrating red knot - Mongabay.com

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 14:19

Mongabay.com

Canary in the Arctic coal mine: warming harms migrating red knot
Mongabay.com
The Arctic is warming faster than any other part of the world, and its ecosystems are changing quickly, with shifts in the timing of insect hatches, plant growth and more. Those changes are impacting migratory species that move between the Arctic, the ...

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Gazprom and China's 'Breakthrough' in the Russian Arctic - The Diplomat

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 08:12

The Diplomat

Gazprom and China's 'Breakthrough' in the Russian Arctic
The Diplomat
On June 27, 2017, Russian mass media headlines announced “China's breakthrough in the Arctic.” The reason for the positive headlines was the signing of an agreement of cooperation by Murmansk Governor Marina Kovtun and General Director Alexey ...

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Arctic Greenland is burning, hunters blinded by smoke - ABC News - ABC News

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 05:35

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Arctic Greenland is burning, hunters blinded by smoke - ABC News
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Smoke from a wildfire in southwestern Greenland is hampering the wild reindeer hunt on the Arctic island, best known for its ice rather than burning grass and ...
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After a few disappointments, Statoil to drill biggest Arctic hope ... - Business Insider

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 21:37

After a few disappointments, Statoil to drill biggest Arctic hope ...
Business Insider
OSLO, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Norway's Statoil will soon start drilling this season's most promising Arctic prospect, Korpfjell, after several disappointing wells in the ...

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NASA and Norway to develop Arctic laser-ranging station - Phys.org - Phys.Org

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 15:30

Phys.Org

NASA and Norway to develop Arctic laser-ranging station - Phys.org
Phys.Org
NASA and the Norwegian Mapping Authority are partnering to develop a state-of-the-art satellite laser ranging station 650 miles from the North Pole that will ...

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The Arctic's fabled passage is opening up. This is what it looks like - Washington Post

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 12:37

Washington Post

The Arctic's fabled passage is opening up. This is what it looks like
Washington Post
THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE — The Canadian icebreaker — a ship about as long as a football field — shudders as it makes contact, and then crashes through what appears to be more than five feet of ice, bound for a stretch of ocean the scientists on board ...

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Eni's Arctic Risk Could Pay Off - OilPrice.com

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 12:20

Eni's Arctic Risk Could Pay Off
OilPrice.com
In July, the Trump administration approved Eni SpA's plans to start drilling in the Arctic Ocean north of Alaska. Eni proposed to the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management that starting on 10th December 2017 it develop four exploratory wells drilled ...

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The Thawing Arctic Beyond Flags - Common Dreams

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 11:06

Common Dreams

The Thawing Arctic Beyond Flags
Common Dreams
In a video still image a Russian flag is planted by the Mir-1 mini submarine on the seafloor under the Arctic ice sheet in August 2007. Several northern countries, including Denmark, Canada, United States, Norway, and Russia have competing claims over ...

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Bearded seal: Rare Arctic visitor 'on holiday' in Cork - BBC News

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 09:05

BBC News

Bearded seal: Rare Arctic visitor 'on holiday' in Cork
BBC News
A bearded seal - a species normally found in icy Arctic waters - has been spotted "on holiday" along the south coast of the Republic of Ireland. The unusual visitor was photographed relaxing on a river bank in west County Cork at the weekend by ...

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Rarely seen Arctic visitor spotted in West Cork - Irish Examiner

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 03:21

Irish Examiner

Rarely seen Arctic visitor spotted in West Cork
Irish Examiner
A 'mega rare' sighting of a seal usually found on Arctic sea ice has stunned wildlife observers after being spotted in Ireland for only the second time on record, writes Linda McGrory. The bearded seal, distinctive for its pale-coloured pelt and long ...

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New Arctic Alaska marine atlas details ecosystem of the changing region - Alaska Dispatch News

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 20:31

Alaska Dispatch News

New Arctic Alaska marine atlas details ecosystem of the changing region
Alaska Dispatch News
Birds, fish, marine mammals, oil rigs, ships of various sizes and people cross paths in the Arctic waters off Alaska. Now a detailed atlas provides maps that show how the natural world and human activities overlap in the fast-changing marine ecosystems ...

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Baltimore students bound for Arctic, conducting their own climate change research - Washington Post

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 17:18

Washington Post

Baltimore students bound for Arctic, conducting their own climate change research
Washington Post
BALTIMORE — When Anna Connors hears politicians cast doubt on climate change, it frustrates her. The 16-year-old Park School student has seen it up close — at the edge of the Arctic. “It's upsetting because we have the data to prove it does exist ...

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'I couldn't believe my eyes' - Wildlife observers stunned after rare Arctic seal spotted in Co Cork - Irish Mirror

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 15:16

Irish Mirror

'I couldn't believe my eyes' - Wildlife observers stunned after rare Arctic seal spotted in Co Cork
Irish Mirror
An extremely rare sighting of a seal usually found on Arctic sea ice has stunned wildlife observers after being spotted in Ireland for only the second time on record. The bearded seal, distinctive for its pale-coloured pelt and long bushy whiskers, was ...

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New Jersey man to take part in row across the Arctic Ocean ... - The Daily Progress

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 09:39

The Daily Progress

New Jersey man to take part in row across the Arctic Ocean ...
The Daily Progress
In this July 29, 2017 photo, Tyler Carnevale, left, walks with his grandfather Ray Richkus in Flemington, N.J. Tyler will be rowing from Norway to northern Iceland ...

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Pen Hadow's Arctic Mission is trying to sail to the North Pole ... - Business Insider

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 08:18

Business Insider

Pen Hadow's Arctic Mission is trying to sail to the North Pole ...
Business Insider
The first explorers to reach the Pole in the early 20th century traveled by dogsled. But the next explorers to reach the iconic point may arrive in a sailboat.

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900-year-old mummy of 'Polar princess' discovered near Arctic Circle - Daily Sabah

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 05:54

Daily Sabah

900-year-old mummy of 'Polar princess' discovered near Arctic Circle
Daily Sabah
Archaeologists have discovered the mummy of a 900-year-old Russian "polar princess" close to the Arctic Circle, the Siberian Times reported Friday. According to the report, the remains of the 12th century woman were unearthed at the Zeleny Yar burial ...
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Incredible mummy of a 'polar princess' is found close to the Arctic Circle after 900 years - with her hair and long ...Daily Mail
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Is The Arctic The Next South China Sea? Not Likely - Breaking Defense

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 16:42

Breaking Defense

Is The Arctic The Next South China Sea? Not Likely
Breaking Defense
WASHINGTON: Oil, gas, and minerals on the seabed. Disputed territorial claims. An increasingly aggressive China. Are we talking about the South China Sea or the Arctic Ocean? “As I look at what is playing out in the Arctic, it looks eerily familiar to ...

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Park School students bound for Arctic to conduct more climate change research - Baltimore Sun

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 16:40

Baltimore Sun

Park School students bound for Arctic to conduct more climate change research
Baltimore Sun
The project is dubbed International Student-Led Arctic Monitoring and Research, or ISAMR. Students from Park, a private school in Baltimore County, and the city school system's Baltimore Polytechnic Institute partner with students at Kelvin High School ...

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