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Canada unveils Arctic drilling rules

Canada's energy regulator rolled out new rules on Thursday allowing for alternative ways to deal quickly with blowouts in the Arctic other than drilling relief wells.

dateDec 15, 2011 in Environment
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Polar bear's long swim illustrates ice melt

In one of the most dramatic signs ever documented of how shrinking Arctic sea ice impacts polar bears, researchers at the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska have tracked a female bear that swam nine days across ...

dateFeb 03, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Vast expanses of Arctic ice melt in summer heat

(AP) -- The Arctic Ocean has given up tens of thousands more square miles (square kilometers) of ice on Sunday in a relentless summer of melt, with scientists watching through satellite eyes for a possible ...

dateAug 09, 2009 in Environment
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