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Tackling new Arctic challenges from space

International scientists, researchers and decision makers met at the 'Space and the Arctic workshop' to identify the needs and challenges of working and living in the rapidly changing Arctic and to explore how space-based ...

Nov 05, 2009
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Life's Ancient Island in the Ice

During the last ice age, massive glaciers covered much of our planet. However, a region of Alaska, Siberia and the Canadian Yukon remained ice-free. This region, known as Beringia, supported unique organisms ...

Oct 29, 2009
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Feds designate polar bear habitat in Alaska

(AP) -- The Obama administration said Thursday it is designating more than 200,000 square miles in Alaska and off its coast as "critical habitat" for polar bears, an action that could add restrictions to ...

Oct 22, 2009
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Understand the Arctic before exploiting it

America's Arctic has long been a place of myth and dream, where the Inupiat Eskimos have thrived, explorers endured and artists found inspiration. While competing visions of the Arctic have clashed in the past, we are now ...

Sep 18, 2009
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In tiny 'Tuk,' they man climate's front line

(AP) -- Caught between rising seas and land melting beneath their mukluk-shod feet, the villagers of Tuktoyaktuk are doing what anyone would do on this windy Arctic coastline. They're building windmills.

Sep 07, 2009
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Setting sail with Greenpeace

A pioneering Greenpeace arctic expedition has joined forces with a University of St Andrews academic to investigate the impacts of climate change.

Sep 07, 2009
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Tipping elements remain a 'hot' issue

(PhysOrg.com) -- Research published by climate scientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA) has been named one of the most highly-cited in its field in the last two years.

Aug 24, 2009
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