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Protect the Arctic from emerging risks, urge MEPs - The Arctic Journal

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 04:04

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Protect the Arctic from emerging risks, urge MEPs
The Arctic Journal
As the geopolitical importance of the Arctic region is growing, with climate change effects and competition for natural resources bringing new environmental and security risks for the region and for the world, the EU should speak with one voice and ...
Arctic: environment and foreign affairs committees calls for rapid action to protect the regionEuropean Parliament (press release)
Arctic indigenous leaders speak up about the dangers of increased shippingShip Technology
Environmental NGO Welcomes MEP's Support for Arctic HFO BanShip & Bunker

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Cool Start to February - Better Chance of Snow, Arctic Front Next Week - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 23:36

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Cool Start to February - Better Chance of Snow, Arctic Front Next Week
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Brief Arctic Slap Late Next Week. Both GFS and ECMWF models (above) pull a noticeable shot of Canadian air into town behind a potential snow event the middle of next week; maybe a couple nights below zero before quickly recovering above freezing by ...

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Arctic indigenous leaders speak up about the dangers of increased shipping - Ship Technology

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 23:21

Ship Technology

Arctic indigenous leaders speak up about the dangers of increased shipping
Ship Technology
Increased shipping in Arctic waters is a direct threat to the livelihood of indigenous communities from Alaska, Canada and Russia. Faced with the constant threat of a possibly devastating oil spill, as well as huge climate disruptions, Arctic voices ...
Protecting the #Arctic: MEPs push for a sustainable policyEU Reporter
Environmental NGO Welcomes MEP's Support for Arctic HFO BanShip & Bunker

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Sciaky 3D Prints Tank Used in ISE's Arctic Explorer Autonomous Underwater Vehicle - Product Design & Development

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 19:56

Product Design & Development

Sciaky 3D Prints Tank Used in ISE's Arctic Explorer Autonomous Underwater Vehicle
Product Design & Development
The company approached Sciaky, Inc. to produce the tank using Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing techniques to avoid a delay in the production of its Arctic Explorer Autonomous Underwater Vehicle. Sciaky previously 3D printed titanium propellant ...
Sciaky 3D prints titanium tank for ISE Arctic Explorer AUV using EBAM tech3ders.org (blog)
Sciaky's Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM™) Technology Helps Submarine Manufacturer Save Significant ...IT Business Net

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Putin's Russia in biggest Arctic military push since Soviet fall - AOL News

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 18:54

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Putin's Russia in biggest Arctic military push since Soviet fall
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MURMANSK, Russia (Reuters) - The nuclear icebreaker Lenin, the pride and joy of the Soviet Union's Arctic great game, lies at perpetual anchor in the frigid water here. A relic of the Cold War, it is now a museum. But nearly three decades after the ...
Russia's Arctic Military Build-up ExplainedScout
Russia in biggest Arctic military push since fall of the Soviet Union ...The Independent
Russia makes big military push in ArcticThe Hindu
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Blizzards wreak havoc on Russia's Arctic city of Norilsk (VIDEO) - RT

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 13:39

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Blizzards wreak havoc on Russia's Arctic city of Norilsk (VIDEO)
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With a population of 175,000, Norilsk is the second biggest city inside the Arctic Circle, after Murmansk, which has far milder weather. There are no urban centers with even 100,000 people closer to the North Pole. It was founded on Joseph Stalin's ...
Russia's permafrost cities face “devastation” in next 35 yearsGCR

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Protect the Arctic from emerging risks, urge MEPs - European Parliament (press release)

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 13:28

European Parliament (press release)

Protect the Arctic from emerging risks, urge MEPs
European Parliament (press release)
As the geopolitical importance of the Arctic region is growing, with climate change effects and competition for natural resources bringing new environmental and security risks for the region and for the world, the EU should speak with one voice and ...

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A Secret Army Base Buried Deep In Arctic Ice Could Rise Again - Forbes

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 13:23

Forbes

A Secret Army Base Buried Deep In Arctic Ice Could Rise Again
Forbes
More than half a century ago, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers carved a secret cold war missile base at Camp Century, beneath more than twenty feet of an ice sheet in northwestern Greenland. The project was abandoned after less than a decade, including ...

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Russia's Arctic Military Build-up Explained - Scout

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 11:27

Scout

Russia's Arctic Military Build-up Explained
Scout
Russia's desire to be a great power, nuclear deterrence and naval strategies are the reasons behind its rapid Arctic military build-up, a Stanford expert says. The issue is complicated. “There are three basic drivers: military-strategic calculations ...
Russia makes big military push in ArcticThe Hindu
Putin's Russia in biggest Arctic military push since Soviet fallAlaska Dispatch News
Russia's Defense Ministry is using reindeer photos to send a coded message to the worldQuartz
TASS -Express.co.uk
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Ramboll Environ and Arctic Slope Regional Corporation Announce Agreement to Collaborate - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 11:05

Ramboll Environ and Arctic Slope Regional Corporation Announce Agreement to Collaborate
GlobeNewswire (press release)
31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- During a signing ceremony last week at the Arctic Frontiers Conference in Tromsø, Norway, Ramboll Environ and Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC) announced an agreement to seek and evaluate opportunities to ...

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Russian Arctic majors meet in court | The Independent Barents ... - The Independent Barents Observer

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 08:54

The Independent Barents Observer

Russian Arctic majors meet in court | The Independent Barents ...
The Independent Barents Observer
Gazprom Neft Shelf, the company operating Russia's one and only offshore Arctic oil platform, the Prirazlomnaya, takes Sevmash to court over a 660 million ...
Russia says oil production above the Arctic Circle more than ...UPI.com

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ARCTIC FREEZE ALERT: Britain braced for blizzards and gales as temperatures plunge to -10C - Express.co.uk

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 08:48

Express.co.uk

ARCTIC FREEZE ALERT: Britain braced for blizzards and gales as temperatures plunge to -10C
Express.co.uk
ARCTIC FREEZE ALERT: Britain braced for blizzards and gales as temperatures plunge to -10C. Britain faces a deadly February freeze that could last all month, forecasters warned last night. By Nathan Rao. PUBLISHED: 07:00, Tue, Jan 31, 2017 ...

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Russia's biggest Arctic push since Soviet fall - Reuters

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 08:38

Reuters

Russia's biggest Arctic push since Soviet fall
Reuters
Russia's biggest Arctic push since Soviet fall. 8:12am EST - 01:12. Russia increases its presence in the Arctic, pours in money and missiles, builds new bases in the biggest military push in the region since Soviet fall. Press CTRL+C (Windows), CMD+C ...

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The Arctic is Warming Twice as Fast as the Rest of the Planet – Here's Why You Need to Care - One Green Planet

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 08:03

One Green Planet

The Arctic is Warming Twice as Fast as the Rest of the Planet – Here's Why You Need to Care
One Green Planet
The Arctic Circle encompasses a vast frozen ocean, the edges of which annually thaw and refreeze with the changing seasons. For millions of years, ice has been a constant feature of our planet's distal poles, sequestering much of Earth's water in ...

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Until the bitter end - The Arctic Journal

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 07:01

The Arctic Journal

Until the bitter end
The Arctic Journal
Royal Arctic Line, a Greenlandic ocean-going shipper, will not be given permission to break its contract with the Port of Aalborg, Denmark, early, port officials reiterated last week. “Royal Arctic Line wants to do something else. We accept that, but ...

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Russia in biggest military push in the Arctic - Press TV

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 06:28

Press TV

Russia in biggest military push in the Arctic
Press TV
Russia is involved in its biggest military push in the Arctic since the fall of the Soviet Union, pouring in money and missiles and building a new generation of nuclear icebreakers. Officials and military analysts say Russia is set to reopen abandoned ...
New Russian icebreaker sets off for debut Arctic voyageRussia Beyond the Headlines
Vladimir Putin to launch world's first nuclear icebreaker fleet for IMMENSE arctic armyExpress.co.uk

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Royal Arctic Line orders a new vessel in China and show progress on the potential capacity sharing with Eimskip - The Arctic Journal

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 06:19

Royal Arctic Line orders a new vessel in China and show progress on the potential capacity sharing with Eimskip
The Arctic Journal
On the 24th of January, Royal Arctic Line from Greenland, Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard Co., Ltd, and China Shipbuilding Trading Company Limited signed a shipbuilding contract for the delivery of a new vessel in 2019. The vessel is the first step in the ...

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Creative industries create jobs for young in the Arctic - The Arctic Journal

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 03:02

Creative industries create jobs for young in the Arctic
The Arctic Journal
Educational possibilities are limited for youth in the rural Arctic, but they are adjusting with new multi-locational lifestyles. Arctic areas hold several economic opportunities for young people in less traditional industries like the creative ...

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Arctic apples: Give GMOs a chance - University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 02:12

University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Arctic apples: Give GMOs a chance
University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News
When you're perusing the produce aisle, your obvious choice is to reach for the shiny, red apple over the browning, shriveling one. But what if you discover the red one's actually been on the shelf longer? With the rise of genetically engineered crops ...

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Russia in biggest Arctic military push since Soviet fall - Daily Mail

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 21:15

Daily Mail

Russia in biggest Arctic military push since Soviet fall
Daily Mail
The expansion has far-reaching financial and geopolitical ramifications. The Arctic is estimated to hold more hydrocarbon reserves than Saudi Arabia - and Moscow is putting down a serious military marker. 'History is repeating itself,' Vladimir Blinov ...
Russia raises concerns by ramping up its Arctic presenceeuronews
Russia pours money and missiles into ArcticSky News
The Arctic Resource Race Is On And It Will Be PeacefulOilPrice.com

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