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An Arctic Community Is in Danger of Running Out of Fresh Water - Motherboard

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 15:09

Motherboard

An Arctic Community Is in Danger of Running Out of Fresh Water
Motherboard
Iqaluit, the capital of the northern territory of Nunavut, has the fastest-growing population in Canada's Arctic. Yet the community of 7,000 is in danger of running out of fresh water, despite the city's efforts to find a secondary water source ...
Iqaluit could start running out of fresh water by 2024Science Daily
Northern cities 'could run out of fresh water'CTV News

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Kids can cool off during Arctic Blast Tuesdays at Brevard Zoo - icFlorida

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 11:25

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Kids can cool off during Arctic Blast Tuesdays at Brevard Zoo
icFlorida
The long, hot days of summer are fast approaching and Brevard Zoo plans to help visitors keep their cool by reviving Arctic Blast Tuesdays. Every Tuesday in June and July at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., Zoo staff will dump two to three large blocks of ice in ...

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Matartíminn Magical Mystery Meal: Dill & Solfin Tour The Arctic Island Palate - Reykjavík Grapevine

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 09:25

Reykjavík Grapevine

Matartíminn Magical Mystery Meal: Dill & Solfin Tour The Arctic Island Palate
Reykjavík Grapevine
Matartíminn is a series of pop-up events orchestrated by Dill, Iceland's first Michelin star restaurant, and Kex Hostel. Each event takes place in a new and non-traditional location—at an upcoming event, food will be cooked over an open fire on a ...

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Arctic sovereignty more urgent - Winnipeg Free Press

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 04:10

Winnipeg Free Press

Arctic sovereignty more urgent
Winnipeg Free Press
Today, Canadians tend to think of "the North" as the Arctic, or more broadly, areas north of the heavily populated or cultivated lands of Canada. A narrower view would simply include the three territories. Yet another might describe it as areas lacking ...

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Isfjord releases single malt whiskies made with Arctic water - Bar Magazine

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 03:09

Bar Magazine

Isfjord releases single malt whiskies made with Arctic water
Bar Magazine
The makers of Isfjord gin and vodka from Denmark have created their first whiskies, made using 180,000-year-old iceberg water from the Arctic. Produced at the Braunstein Distillery in Denmark, the two expressions of Isfjord Premium Arctic Single Malt ...

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Katie Little: Where is Sen. Gardner on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge? - The Daily Camera

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 00:36

Katie Little: Where is Sen. Gardner on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge?
The Daily Camera
On June 1, I attended a viewing of "The Refuge" at the Boulder Patagonia store and listened to a member of the Gwich'in Nation speak about the ongoing battle to permanently protect the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from oil and ...

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At Arctic Playhouse, 'Butterflies' goes deep, while staying light - The Providence Journal

Sun, 06/11/2017 - 17:47

The Providence Journal

At Arctic Playhouse, 'Butterflies' goes deep, while staying light
The Providence Journal
WEST WARWICK — As summer finally breaks, a refreshingly simple and well-done production is closing out the season at The Arctic Playhouse. “Butterflies are Free,” Leonard Gershe's romantic comedy based loosely on the life of a blind Manhattan attorney ...

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Thick Arctic ice pack traps boats, triggers rescue operation off Newfoundland - National Observer

Sun, 06/11/2017 - 14:18

National Observer

Thick Arctic ice pack traps boats, triggers rescue operation off Newfoundland
National Observer
"What we're experiencing now is the ice that has come south through the Arctic due to melting up there." What's unusual this year, Hodgson said, is the way the winds have pushed the thick pack ice towards land rather than out to sea. He said ice ...

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Become a desert warrior with an Arctic Truck - Khaleej Times

Sun, 06/11/2017 - 07:26

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Become a desert warrior with an Arctic Truck
Khaleej Times
At this point you'll probably be asking yourself why Arctic Trucks have a branch out here in what is quite literally the polar (get it?) opposite environment. Well, these trucks can be modified for desert exploration. And that's exactly what the ...

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Letter: Protect Arctic refuge from drilling - Columbus Alive

Sun, 06/11/2017 - 04:05

Letter: Protect Arctic refuge from drilling
Columbus Alive
Across the country, the oil industry's pipelines leak and pollute the environment. Pipeline projects present significant risk to natural treasures such as our national parks and monuments. We must take action to stop the damage. I was born and raised ...

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Bismarck man to ride his motorcycle to the Arctic Ocean | Local news ... - Bismarck Tribune

Sat, 06/10/2017 - 23:47

Bismarck Tribune

Bismarck man to ride his motorcycle to the Arctic Ocean | Local news ...
Bismarck Tribune
Rob Keller will embark on July 1 on an 8,000-mile motorcycle trip from Bismarck to Deadhorse, a town in northern Alaska. Once in Deadhorse, Keller plans to ...

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Column: The Dance of the Arctic Fairy - The Wild Hunt

Sat, 06/10/2017 - 13:35

The Wild Hunt

Column: The Dance of the Arctic Fairy
The Wild Hunt
It is in this context that Elin Kåven, a singer, artist, and dancer from Karasjok in Arctic Norway has grown and developed her artistry, all the way from the frozen expanses of her hometown to the country's most famed stages. Now in the process of ...

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This Man Drives a Modified Subaru in the Arctic to Make Amateur Radio Contact - The Drive

Sat, 06/10/2017 - 11:05

The Drive

This Man Drives a Modified Subaru in the Arctic to Make Amateur Radio Contact
The Drive
Zeifman's vehicle of choice for this arduous task is his Subaru XV Crosstrek. Surprisingly, the car has no modifications for the harsh environment of the Arctic besides an engine block heater, which he has never used. His other equipment includes tire ...

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Letter: Protect Arctic refuge from drilling - The Columbus Dispatch

Sat, 06/10/2017 - 05:00

Letter: Protect Arctic refuge from drilling
The Columbus Dispatch
Across the country, the oil industry's pipelines leak and pollute the environment. Pipeline projects present significant risk to natural treasures such as our national parks and monuments. We must take action to stop the damage. I was born and raised ...

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The Saturday Poem: Elegy for the Arctic - Irish Times

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 22:01

Irish Times

The Saturday Poem: Elegy for the Arctic
Irish Times
Now that we believe in the stories. of your vanishing, you who had. been there all along, outside of time,. you upon whom the light of day. is now burning, our sorrow is such. small economy. Even an hour. sets us apart, is a fragment lost. and drifting ...

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Slideshow: Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum Celebrates 50 Years - Bowdoin (press release) (blog)

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 16:08

Bowdoin (press release) (blog)

Slideshow: Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum Celebrates 50 Years
Bowdoin (press release) (blog)
The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum celebrated its golden anniversary with a party replete with all the accoutrements you might expect from an Arctic affair — and perhaps one or two you didn't see coming. In addition to the party hats and Polar Bear ...

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Cory Trépanier's INTO THE ARCTIC Exhibition Tour - KGUN

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 14:36

KGUN

Cory Trépanier's INTO THE ARCTIC Exhibition Tour
KGUN
Cory Trépanier's INTO THE ARCTIC Exhibition Tour premiered in January at the Embassy of Canada in Washington DC, and is now touring across the US to 8 museums in the coming years. Cory will be travelling down from Canada for the opening reception ...

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Yentes: Lincoln primed to host Stewart, Arctic Cat All-Stars - Bloomington Pantagraph

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 11:27

Bloomington Pantagraph

Yentes: Lincoln primed to host Stewart, Arctic Cat All-Stars
Bloomington Pantagraph
Parker Price-Miller (2) gets a run on Danny Holtgraver in an Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions sprint car race earlier this season. Price-Miller, who drives a car fielded by Lincoln's Justin Agee, will be in action along with NASCAR great Tony ...

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Alaska's Porcupine Caribou Herd – and the People It Helps Sustain - News Deeply

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 09:04

News Deeply

Alaska's Porcupine Caribou Herd – and the People It Helps Sustain
News Deeply
As the U.S. resumes its debate over whether to drill for oil at the calving grounds of the Porcupine caribou herd on Alaska's north coast, photographer Peter Mather shares some shots and personal experiences with the herd and the Gwich'in, whose ...

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Kyoto University and UCSD uncover a cause for early 20th century Arctic warming - environmentalresearchweb

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 08:55

Kyoto University and UCSD uncover a cause for early 20th century Arctic warming
environmentalresearchweb
Since the 1970s the northern polar region has warmed faster than global averages by a factor or two or more, in a process of 'Arctic amplification' which is linked to a drastic reduction in sea ice. But then how to explain a similar rapid warming that ...

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