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Russia's Reimagined Arctic - World Policy Institute (blog)

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 09:21

Sputnik International

Russia's Reimagined Arctic
World Policy Institute (blog)
In partnership with the Arctic Yearbook, Arctic in Context is pleased to be running a series of interviews with the authors of the peer-reviewed articles that appeared in the 2016 edition. The authors with whom we will speak are among the Arctic ...
Anti-Russia Sanctions Brushed Space, Stopped Short at Arctic CooperationSputnik International

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Arctic seabed risks becoming 'depot for plastic litter' - iNews

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 07:00

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Arctic seabed risks becoming 'depot for plastic litter'
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This photograph of the Arctic seafloor may look innocent but it reveals something that was once unthinkable in this pristine region at top of the world – a piece of litter. Nestling among the seaweed, this lone grey shard of plastic has huge symbolic ...

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Arctic Cat adds 52 new models with 2018 snowmobile lineup (photos) - Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 06:14

Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

Arctic Cat adds 52 new models with 2018 snowmobile lineup (photos)
Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal
Arctic Cat recently unveiled its 2018 snowmobile lineup, which includes 52 new models in new colors, sizes and headlight options. The highlight of the lineup is Arctic Cat's new 8000 C-TEC2 two-stroke engine, which can be found in several new models.

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MEP says Norway's Arctic oil decision is extremely disappointing - The Independent Barents Observer

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 05:30

The Independent Barents Observer

MEP says Norway's Arctic oil decision is extremely disappointing
The Independent Barents Observer
Only a few days ahead of the European Union's plenary debate on Arctic policies, the Norwegian Government on Monday announced a proposal to add 93 Barents Sea blocks into the forthcoming 24th License Round for offshore drilling. A majority of the ...
Continental divideThe Arctic Journal

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Console Launch Celebration Arctic Giveaway! - MMORPG.com

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 17:23

MMORPG.com

Console Launch Celebration Arctic Giveaway!
MMORPG.com
To help keep you cool during our super hot launch event, we're giving away FREE Arctic Style packs. This pack is stuffed full of frosty items, including 6 wintry weapon styles that'll put your enemies on ice, a cobalt blue crown fit for an ice queen, a ...

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Russia's Arctic Ambitions - U.S. News & World Report

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 11:42

U.S. News & World Report

Russia's Arctic Ambitions
U.S. News & World Report
That committee is the UN's Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, a body established under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, and the area in question is the Arctic, where Russia is rapidly expanding its influence and activities – and ...

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Arctic miners sue Murmansk Shipping Company - The Independent Barents Observer

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 10:20

The Independent Barents Observer

Arctic miners sue Murmansk Shipping Company
The Independent Barents Observer
The “Arctic Mining Company” has filed a lawsuit against the “Murmansk Shipping Company” requesting the termination of their shipping contract from March, 2015 and is asking to recover 381,966,993 rubles (about $6.5 million), the remainder of their ...

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Freezing Rain, Blowing Snow, Arctic Temps Bring Travel Woes ... - CBS Local

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 10:04

CBS Local

Freezing Rain, Blowing Snow, Arctic Temps Bring Travel Woes ...
CBS Local
Hundreds of passengers were delayed at Denver International Airport as a big storm pummels the Northeast.

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Rare birds around Arctic oil field - no problem - The Independent Barents Observer

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 10:04

The Independent Barents Observer

Rare birds around Arctic oil field - no problem
The Independent Barents Observer
Among the birds tracked in the area is the Arctic falcon, Professor Vladimir Bogdanov says in a press release published by the Yamal Nenets government. There is also a population of red-breasted goose in the area, he confirms. Both species are listed ...

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Report to Congress raises spectre of American ships challenging Canadian Arctic claims - National Post

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 09:46

National Post

Report to Congress raises spectre of American ships challenging Canadian Arctic claims
National Post
A report to Congress by the U.S. Department of Defense appears to call for American ships to challenge Canadian claims in the Arctic. The Department of Defense “will preserve the global mobility of U.S. military and civilian vessels and aircraft ...

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Natural Environmental Swings Cause Up To Half Of Arctic Sea Ice Loss - NPR

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 09:42

NPR

Natural Environmental Swings Cause Up To Half Of Arctic Sea Ice Loss
NPR
Sea ice in the Arctic has been melting at a record-breaking pace. Scientists blame a warming climate for most of that, but researchers have now teased out a natural cycle for how Arctic sea ice melts year-to-year. Based on that cycle, they conclude ...
Arctic Ice Loss Somewhat Natural, Study SaysU.S. News & World Report
Pictures Show Climate Change's Dramatic Arctic ImpactNational Geographic
Up to half of the Arctic's melt might be totally naturalPopular Science
InsideClimate News -New Scientist -The Independent -Nature
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A new plastic island could be forming – in the Arctic - iNews

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 08:13

iNews

A new plastic island could be forming – in the Arctic
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A giant garbage patch could be forming on the pristine waters of the Arctic after scientists found rubbish floating on the ocean surface for the first time. There are already five giant garbage patches floating around the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian ...

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Final view | The Arctic Journal - The Arctic Journal

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 07:35

The Arctic Journal

Final view | The Arctic Journal
The Arctic Journal
Even good columnists can run out of things to say about a country with as much promise as Greenland.

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Coasting to the Finnish | The Arctic Journal - The Arctic Journal

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 02:56

Coasting to the Finnish | The Arctic Journal
The Arctic Journal
Editor's Briefing | America's Arctic Council chairmanship appears to be winding down in undramatic fashion.

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Norway Plans Record Number Of Arctic Oil Exploration Blocks - OilPrice.com

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 18:59

The Independent Barents Observer

Norway Plans Record Number Of Arctic Oil Exploration Blocks
OilPrice.com
Norway's government announced initial plans on Monday to open a record number of oil exploration blocks in the Barents Sea, sparking renewed criticism from environmental groups. Norway's Ministry of Petroleum and Energy is proposing 102 blocks in the ...
Going All In: Norway proposes massive opening of Arctic shelf | The ...The Independent Barents Observer
Norway Proposes Record Number Of Barents Oil Exploration BlocksE&P

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Martz Cancels Buses to Prepare for Arctic Blast - PA home page

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 16:39

PA home page

Martz Cancels Buses to Prepare for Arctic Blast
PA home page
DELAWARE WATER GAP, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - The forecasted snow is putting commuters on hold. Martz Trailways has canceled all runs tonight and tomorrow from the Poconos into New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Delores Hart of ...

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Arctic Ice Loss Somewhat Natural, Study Says - U.S. News & World Report

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 13:11

U.S. News & World Report

Arctic Ice Loss Somewhat Natural, Study Says
U.S. News & World Report
An undated NASA illustration shows Arctic sea ice at a record low wintertime maximum extent for the second straight year, according to scientists at the NASA-supported National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) and NASA. (NASA/Goddard's Scientific ...
Up to half of the Arctic's melt might be totally naturalPopular Science
Forget snow, rain will become main precipitation in the Arctic | New ...New Scientist
Nature, not humans, could be cause of up to half of Arctic sea ice loss, study claimsThe Independent
Daily Mail -National Geographic -The Star Online
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Trump said to be gearing up for expanded Arctic oil exploration opportunities - Hot Air

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 13:01

Trump said to be gearing up for expanded Arctic oil exploration opportunities
Hot Air
Drill baby drill? That's the question on the minds of many proponents of American domestic energy independence. Word on the street this week is that President Trump is getting ready to launch some new initiatives in collaboration with concerned members ...

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U.S. Climate Change Policy in Arctic Remains Unchanged by Trump ... - InsideClimate News

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 11:12

InsideClimate News

U.S. Climate Change Policy in Arctic Remains Unchanged by Trump ...
InsideClimate News
The U.S. leadership of the international Arctic Council is proceeding with business as usual, with future cooperation an open question in Trump era.

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European Parliament to vote on Arctic drilling - Bellona

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 09:05

Bellona

European Parliament to vote on Arctic drilling
Bellona
This week the European Parliament is set to vote on oil drilling in the Arctic seawaters of the EU and EEA. The EU pursues strict and harmonised safety standards in the Arctic Council and for all Arctic coastal states.

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