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How the Arctic Ocean turned salty - ZME Science

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 08:19

ZME Science

How the Arctic Ocean turned salty
ZME Science
The Arctic Ocean is the smallest and shallowest of the world's five oceans. The International Hydrographic Organization (which is responsible for the classification) recognizes it as an ocean, though some scientists consider it a sea or simply an ...

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Mining and Lack of Governance Threaten Arctic Freshwater ... - Fair Observer

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 05:00

Mining and Lack of Governance Threaten Arctic Freshwater ...
Fair Observer
Against the backdrop of population growth and climate change, mining operations in the Arctic exacerbate existing stresses on freshwater resources.

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UNC students, professor venture into the Arctic Circle to collect climate change data from spruce tree populations - Greeley Tribune

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 00:34

Greeley Tribune

UNC students, professor venture into the Arctic Circle to collect climate change data from spruce tree populations
Greeley Tribune
A group of students and professors from University of Northern Colorado's geography and geographic information science program are venturing into the Canadian arctic to gather data about how increasing northern temperatures may change the spruce tree ...

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Christel Markevich: Speak up for the Arctic - The Daily Camera

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 20:11

Christel Markevich: Speak up for the Arctic
The Daily Camera
"Granted" is the name of a new Patagonia film series which includes an episode on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. I watched the film last week and listened to the story of the Gwich'in people who came to the showing to talk about their connection ...

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Arctic Cat recalls snowmobiles for fire hazard - ABC27

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 14:31

ABC27

Arctic Cat recalls snowmobiles for fire hazard
ABC27
WASHINGTON (WHTM) – Arctic Cat is recalling more than 20,000 snowmobiles because the fuel tank can crack and fuel can leak into the engine compartment. The company has received reports of 918 incidents, including six reports of fires, but no reports of ...

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Researchers model climate changes caused by the submersion of the Greenland-Scotland Ridge - Science Daily

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 10:48

Science Daily

Researchers model climate changes caused by the submersion of the Greenland-Scotland Ridge
Science Daily
The Arctic Ocean was once a gigantic freshwater lake. Only after the land bridge between Greenland and Scotland had submerged far enough did vast quantities of salt water pour in from the Atlantic. With the help of a climate model, researchers from the ...

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No more dirt for Arctic Cat - Powersports Business (press release) (subscription) (blog)

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 10:41

Powersports Business (press release) (subscription) (blog)

No more dirt for Arctic Cat
Powersports Business (press release) (subscription) (blog)
Past the chopper and into the hangar, on display were Arctic Cat snowmobiles, ATVs and side-by-sides; Textron Off Road Stampede side-by-sides; stock and accessorized E-Z-GO personal transportation vehicles and — opposite the helicopter — a Textron ...

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Huge frozen domes hidden at the bottom of Arctic sea could soon explode and spew dangerous gas - The Sun

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 10:00

The Sun

Huge frozen domes hidden at the bottom of Arctic sea could soon explode and spew dangerous gas
The Sun
"If the temperature rose just a little, they could collapse and methane could escape," Pavel Serov, PhD candidate at CAGE at The Arctic University of Norway, told IBTimesUK. "The temperature in the ocean has not reached this critical level yet, but it ...
How Is Worldwide Sea Level Rise Driven by Melting Arctic Ice ...Scientific American
Massive 12,000-Year-Old Methane Blowout Craters In Arctic Ocean ...CleanTechnica
Ancient Methane Explosions Rocked the Arctic Ocean at the End of ...Smithsonian
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How the Arctic Ocean became saline - Phys.org - Phys.Org

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 09:48

Phys.Org

How the Arctic Ocean became saline - Phys.org
Phys.Org
The Arctic Ocean was once a gigantic freshwater lake. Only after the land bridge between Greenland and Scotland had submerged far enough did vast ...

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Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research - EurekAlert (press release)

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 09:22

Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research
EurekAlert (press release)
3,300 cubic kilometres of fresh water flows into the Arctic Ocean. This is equivalent to ten percent of the total volume of water that all the world's rivers transport to the oceans per year. In the warm and humid climate of the Eocene (ca. 56 to 34 ...

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Up for a bucket list trip? Save 20% on expeditions to Norway, the Arctic and Antartica - Los Angeles Times

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 08:01

Los Angeles Times

Up for a bucket list trip? Save 20% on expeditions to Norway, the Arctic and Antartica
Los Angeles Times
Remote and untouched landscapes at the top and bottom of the Earth are the stuff bucket list trips are made of. G Adventures offers up to 20% off for those who reserve now on Norwegian, Arctic and Antarctic journeys in 2018 and 2019. The deal: G ...

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Some Arctic Reflections on US Plans to Exit the Paris Climate Pact - News Deeply

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 07:58

News Deeply

Some Arctic Reflections on US Plans to Exit the Paris Climate Pact
News Deeply
It's not wise for the U.S. to cede global leadership on curbing carbon emissions while Alaska witnesses the impacts of dramatic warming, says Mike Sfraga of the Woodrow Wilson Center's Polar Initiative and the University of the Arctic's Institute for ...

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Why Greenland Is Tapping Foreign Labor to Fill Fish-Processing Jobs - News Deeply

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 07:58

News Deeply

Why Greenland Is Tapping Foreign Labor to Fill Fish-Processing Jobs
News Deeply
While the Arctic countries are wringing their hands over the climate bomb released in the Rose Garden today, nobody has said much about the first seven Chinese employees who arrived to work in a fish-processing plant in the town of Maniitsoq, Greenland ...

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Russian rotocraft manufacturer to feature Arctic helicopter at MAKS-2017 - TASS

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 07:31

Russian rotocraft manufacturer to feature Arctic helicopter at MAKS-2017
TASS
According to Viktor Kladov, director for international cooperation and regional policy at the state hi-tech corporation Rostec, this helicopter designed for Arctic applications was not demonstrated at the Victory Day parade on Red Square on May 9 due ...

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Undo dilligence - The Arctic Journal

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 05:43

The Arctic Journal

Undo dilligence
The Arctic Journal
Last week, US Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke (pictured above, at centre) spent time visiting our region in Alaska's Arctic. Throughout his trip, Secretary Zinke remarked about the potential of our state, the central role Alaska Natives must play ...

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Arctic attention must shift from profit to conservation based efforts - Daily Californian

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 10:08

Daily Californian

Arctic attention must shift from profit to conservation based efforts
Daily Californian
The Arctic is suffering from major impacts caused by climate change, and much more intensely than anywhere else on the earth. Studies have shown that the higher altitudes are experiencing increases in temperatures two times higher than those of the ...

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Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum Turns 50 June 9 - Bowdoin News

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 09:56

Bowdoin News

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum Turns 50 June 9
Bowdoin News
On June 9 the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum turns 50 years old. The museum will kick off a year of celebration with a party from 2:00 to 5:00 pm. The program will include tours of the museum, demonstrations, and hands-on activities for people of all ages.

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Trilogy Metals Engages Consultants for Arctic Pre-Feasbility Study - Canada NewsWire (press release)

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 06:09

Trilogy Metals Engages Consultants for Arctic Pre-Feasbility Study
Canada NewsWire (press release)
VANCOUVER, June 5, 2017 /CNW/ - Trilogy Metals Inc. (TSX, NYSE-MKT: TMQ) ("Trilogy Metals" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that it has engaged Ausenco Engineering Canada Inc. ("Ausenco") to prepare the Arctic pre-feasibility study ("PFS") ...

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Putin sees new big Arctic projects coming | The Independent ... - The Independent Barents Observer

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 03:23

The Independent Barents Observer

Putin sees new big Arctic projects coming | The Independent ...
The Independent Barents Observer
They should be developed in cooperation with the French, Chinese and other foreign partners, the President said at the name ceremony of Russia's first ...
Russian LNG vessel christened in honor of former Total CEO ...Newsline

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