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Walrus, caribou face extinction risk in Canadian Arctic - Phys.org - Phys.Org

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 12:23

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Walrus, caribou face extinction risk in Canadian Arctic - Phys.org
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Both Atlantic walrus and eastern migratory caribou are at risk of extinction in Canada's Arctic, a panel of experts has warned.

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Researchers Have Started a Trial to Refreeze the Arctic - Futurism - Futurism

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 12:14

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Researchers Have Started a Trial to Refreeze the Arctic - Futurism
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A spin-off of an ambitious idea to refreeze the Arctic using machines is about to get a trial run in Switzerland where a team of researchers plan to add ice to a ...
That crazy plan to refreeze the Arctic is actually getting a trial run in ...ScienceAlert

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The decline of Arctic sea ice - The Economist (blog)

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 09:20

The Economist (blog)

The decline of Arctic sea ice
The Economist (blog)
OVER the past three decades the area of sea ice in the Arctic has fallen by more than half and its volume has plummeted by three-quarters. So says a report “Snow, Water, Ice, Permafrost in the Arctic” (SWIPA), produced under the auspices of the Arctic ...

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Another Arctic visitor to Newfoundland's shores - Northern Pen

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 07:11

Northern Pen

Another Arctic visitor to Newfoundland's shores
Northern Pen
While there is only one walrus species, there are two subspecies: O. rosmarus rosmarus is the Atlantic walrus, found in eastern Canada and the high Arctic, and O. rosmarus divergens, the Pacific walrus, which occasionally wanders into the western ...
Rare walrus sighting in NL captures local attentionThe Loop (blog)

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A Breath Of Fresh Air For Your Fitness At ArCTIC - ARL now

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 05:00

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A Breath Of Fresh Air For Your Fitness At ArCTIC
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Visiting the Arctic might sound like an extreme way to change up your routine, but visiting Arlington-based ArCTIC could offer a cool breath of fresh air for your health and fitness regimen. Sometimes maintaining personal wellness can seem like a ...

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Best Practices of Solar in the Arctic – Infographic - The Arctic Institute

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 03:36

Best Practices of Solar in the Arctic – Infographic
The Arctic Institute
In March 2017, The Arctic Institute in partnership with Yukon College, the Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER), and Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, with support from the U.S. Mission to Canada held a two-day workshop in Whitehorse, ...

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Norway's Arctic north: eco-cabins and sea eagles - The Guardian

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 00:32

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Norway's Arctic north: eco-cabins and sea eagles
The Guardian
The Steigen archipelago in northern Norway is almost as remote as it gets in Europe, lying 62 miles inside the Arctic Circle. Among other dramatic features, it is home to the continent's largest colony of sea eagles. My base here is the tiny island of ...

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That crazy plan to refreeze the Arctic is actually getting a trial run in Switzerland - ScienceAlert

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 21:15

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That crazy plan to refreeze the Arctic is actually getting a trial run in Switzerland
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Back in February, physicists announced an outlandish plan to 're-freeze' the Arctic, by installing 10 million wind-powered pumps over the ice cap to replenish the dwindling sea ice. The idea was so wild, no one actually thought it would happen, but ...
Could we use snow machines to refreeze the Arctic? Idea 'could work' on Swiss glacierYahoo News

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Climate change is altering the Arctic faster than expected - Salon

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 16:38

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Climate change is altering the Arctic faster than expected
Salon
Evidence continues to mount that climate change has pushed the Arctic into a new state. Skyrocketing temperatures are altering the essence of the region, melting ice on land and sea, driving more intense wildfires, altering ocean circulation and ...
Arctic sea ice could be gone entirely in just 23 yearsThe Week Magazine
More Than 90 Scientists Release Report That Arctic Is 'Unraveling'Observer
Trillions of plastic bits, swept by current, litter Arctic watersDeccan Herald

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