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Arctic Sea Ice Maximum At Record Low For Third Straight Year - Global Trade Magazine (blog)

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 04:19

Arctic Sea Ice Maximum At Record Low For Third Straight Year
Global Trade Magazine (blog)
Arctic sea ice appears reached its annual maximum extent on March 7, 2017, the lowest maximum in the 38-year satellite record. The area extended over 5.57 million square miles. This year's maximum extent is 471,000 square miles below the 1981 to 2010 ...

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President Xi's Alaska visit: salmon, scenery and a chance to deepen ... - Alaska Public Radio Network

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 21:01

Alaska Public Radio Network

President Xi's Alaska visit: salmon, scenery and a chance to deepen ...
Alaska Public Radio Network
Chinese president Xi Jinping met with Alaska Gov. Bill Walker during a short visit to Anchorage on April 7, 2017. Xi stopped in Alaska on his way home from a ...

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A spring thaw comes to Arctic permafrost - Cosmos

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 18:51

Cosmos

A spring thaw comes to Arctic permafrost
Cosmos
Common throughout the Arctic and Antarctic – and in some high-altitude regions such as the Tibetan plateau – permafrost is frozen soil that has been at a temperature below freezing all year round for at least two years. It is estimated that the frozen ...
Climate change could destroy far more of the Arctic's frozen soil than we expectedAlaska Dispatch News
Sub-Arctic wastelands is more vulnerable than thought, scientists sayNEWS.com.au
Bison and yaks soon on way to Pleistocene Park after Kickstarter campaign raises $110000The Siberian Times
InsideClimate News -eco-business.com -Courthouse News Service
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Climate change could destroy far more of the Arctic's frozen soil than we expected - Alaska Dispatch News

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 12:40

Alaska Dispatch News

Climate change could destroy far more of the Arctic's frozen soil than we expected
Alaska Dispatch News
The loss of more permafrost would release more methane, a highly potent greenhouse gas, than scientists have previously predicted. That could worsen a dangerous climate feedback loop in the Arctic, whereby increased emissions cause greater warming ...
A spring thaw comes to Arctic permafrostCosmos
Global Warming Could Thaw Far More Permafrost Than Expected, Study SaysInsideClimate News
Aust-sized permafrost at risk of meltingSBS
Carbon Brief -The Borneo Post -Phys.Org
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Researchers conclude less Arctic sea ice means planet will get m ... - KATC Lafayette News

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 11:45

KATC Lafayette News

Researchers conclude less Arctic sea ice means planet will get m ...
KATC Lafayette News
Dr. Brian Schubert and an international team of other geoscientists spent a couple of recent summers digging in Siberian sediments, unearthing fossilized wood ...

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Trump Plans to Expand Offshore Drilling in Arctic, Atlantic - Market Realist

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 11:15

Market Realist

Trump Plans to Expand Offshore Drilling in Arctic, Atlantic
Market Realist
President Donald Trump is preparing an executive order to open new areas of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans to oil and gas drilling. Trump is working on the order just months after former President Barack Obama banned Atlantic and Arctic offshore drilling.

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13 amazing cruises to the Arctic or Antarctic - Telegraph.co.uk

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 09:33

Telegraph.co.uk

13 amazing cruises to the Arctic or Antarctic
Telegraph.co.uk
There's a chance to join in the revision – and see polar bears – on a Pathways to Franklin cruise through the Canadian Arctic with One Ocean Expeditions, which helped to find one of Franklin's ships. The nine-day trip on the 92-passenger Akademik ...

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Donegal adventurer touches down in freezing conditions for Arctic expedition - Donegal Democrat

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 08:16

Donegal Democrat

Donegal adventurer touches down in freezing conditions for Arctic expedition
Donegal Democrat
Justin Toner, who has been accepted onto a programme that will see a group attempt to be the first to access the infamous geographical point, otherwise known as the “Arctic Pole”, recently travelled to a remote part of Norway to practice dealing with ...

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Norway, Finland talk Arctic with China - The Independent Barents Observer

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 06:36

The Independent Barents Observer

Norway, Finland talk Arctic with China
The Independent Barents Observer
During her visit, the Norwegian government leader paid a visit to the Shanghai Institute of International Studies and the Polar Research Institute of China, where she delivered a speech on «The challenging Arctic and Sino-Norwegian Collaboration».
China, Norway ink cooperation plans amid full normalization of tiesThe Arctic Journal

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Bipolar order - The Arctic Journal

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 02:21

The Arctic Journal

Bipolar order
The Arctic Journal
The Arctic is becoming an important testing ground for US-China relations. As the world tries to work out ways to deal with how climate change is altering the region, the Arctic has the potential to provide an example of how the two global powers can ...

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Scientists: The Arctic Ocean will eventually look like the Atlantic Ocean - Arctic.ru (press release)

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 02:14

Arctic.ru (press release)

Scientists: The Arctic Ocean will eventually look like the Atlantic Ocean
Arctic.ru (press release)
Scientists from the United States, Russia, Canada, Poland, Germany and Norway believe that as time goes by, the Arctic Ocean will eventually look like the Atlantic Ocean. An article to this effect was published in the Science Magazine. Researchers paid ...

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Specialists for Arctic should be educated in dialogue with business, experts say - TASS

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 00:49

Specialists for Arctic should be educated in dialogue with business, experts say
TASS
NOVOSIBIRSK, April 10. /TASS/. Authorities of Russia's northern regions say the problem of graduates, who prefer not to stay in the Arctic, cannot be solved by introducing quotas - it could be much more effective if educational institutions received ...

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Arctic bans on heavy fuel oil and large-scale fishing win support, but ... - Alaska Dispatch News

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 21:18

Alaska Dispatch News

Arctic bans on heavy fuel oil and large-scale fishing win support, but ...
Alaska Dispatch News
Two efforts to protect vulnerable Arctic waters are working their way through international bodies, where policy changes turn into lengthy deliberations.

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UAF student injured in ATV incident at Arctic Man | Alaska News ... - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 16:20

KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska

UAF student injured in ATV incident at Arctic Man | Alaska News ...
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS — A University of Alaska Fairbanks student was seriously injured in an all-terrain vehicle accident at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday at Arctic Man, says ...
University student injured at Arctic Man raceKTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska

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Arctic Ocean becoming more like the Atlantic, scientists say - UPI.com

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 13:15

UPI.com

Arctic Ocean becoming more like the Atlantic, scientists say
UPI.com
April 7 (UPI) -- A rapid and dramatic transformation is underway in the Arctic Ocean. As warm waters flood Earth's smallest, shallowest ocean, portions of the Arctic are becoming increasingly similar to the Atlantic. New research suggests the ...
Climate change is literally turning the Arctic ocean inside outWashington Post
Warm Atlantic waters wage a new assault on Arctic ice from belowScience Magazine
Parts of the Arctic Ocean Are Turning into the AtlanticLive Science
The Wilderness Society (press release) (blog) -Huffington Post -Bloomberg -Science
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Sinking ships: Icebergs are swarming shipping lanes in the Arctic ... - Salon

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 05:00

Salon

Sinking ships: Icebergs are swarming shipping lanes in the Arctic ...
Salon
It's with that threat in mind that shipping companies are now avoiding parts of the North Atlantic, where an unusually large swarm of icebergs is making life ...

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Aklestad, Sullivan zoom to record 6th Arctic Man title - Alaska Dispatch News

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 21:41

Alaska Dispatch News

Aklestad, Sullivan zoom to record 6th Arctic Man title
Alaska Dispatch News
Wildly popular with spectators, Arctic Man combines snowmachining with either skiing or snowboarding. The skiers and snowboarders zoom down one mountain into a canyon where they grab a towline on their partner's already-moving snowmachine and get ...

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Hilcorp's Cook Inlet leaks underscore Arctic risks - Alaska Dispatch News

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 18:05

Alaska Dispatch News

Hilcorp's Cook Inlet leaks underscore Arctic risks
Alaska Dispatch News
As bad as these Cook Inlet situations are, spill scenarios in the Arctic Ocean could pose even worse threats. With a more remote location, long periods of floating ice, stormier weather and less shore-based infrastructure to enable a major oil-spill ...

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The Arctic Ocean is becoming more like the Atlantic - Science Daily

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 16:28

Science Daily

The Arctic Ocean is becoming more like the Atlantic
Science Daily
These changes will have substantial impacts on other geophysical and biogeochemical components of the Arctic Ocean system, the authors say, citing enhanced atmosphere-ocean interactions, altered freshwater storage and export patterns, changes to ...
Arctic Ocean in danger: Trump expected to expand offshore drillingThe Wilderness Society (press release) (blog)
Parts of the Arctic Ocean Are Turning into the AtlanticLive Science
Climate change is literally turning the Arctic ocean inside outWashington Post
Science Magazine -Alaska Public Radio Network -Bloomberg -Science
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