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2015/01/27 01:25
2015/01/27 01:25
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Obama says he will ask Congress to give wilderness status to protect more than 12 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The president announced his intention Sunday in a video,...
2015/01/27 01:25
2015/01/27 01:25
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2015/01/26 22:38
2015/01/26 22:38
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... to increase in temperature A new study has shed light on Greenland Ice demonstrating that the more temperatures increase, the faster the ice will melt. The model experiments conducted by...
2015/01/26 19:31
2015/01/26 19:31
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CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND – Of all the Earth’s seven major continents, Antarctica is by far the least explored and its geology relatively unknown owing to the thick ice cover. I work as geophysicist...
2015/01/26 16:41
2015/01/26 16:41
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For the first time, researchers at the Alfred Wegener Institute have successfully decoded climate data from old permafrost ground ice and reconstructed the development of winter temperatures in...
2015/01/26 14:41
2015/01/26 14:41
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... data collected by NASA’s Operation IceBridge and earlier airborne campaigns have built the first-ever comprehensive map of layers deep inside the Greenland Ice Sheet. Engineers and...
2015/01/23 21:22
2015/01/23 21:22
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... for every graduating high school senior to pass a written civics test – could YOU do it? The civics test idea is already law in Arizona and as many as 15 more states are expected to...
2015/01/23 20:27
2015/01/23 20:27
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... $1 million global media blitz to counteract a tough sockeye salmon market. Sockeyes are by far the most valuable salmon catch, often worth two-thirds of the value of Alaska's entire salmon...
2015/01/23 17:08
2015/01/23 17:08
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... abilities. Director Luc Besson seamlessly takes a standard action film and ramps it up with the deeper meanings of Lucy’s transformation. The action parts are the weakest part, with Besson...
2015/01/22 12:28
2015/01/22 12:28
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Sanctions sap allure of Russia's Arctic shipping route OSLO/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Western sanctions on Russia are restricting the Arctic shipping route along its north coast to domestic cargoes and...
2015/01/20 20:42
2015/01/20 20:42
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... lots of people have thought about sea level rise from the ice sheets, we don't really know how fast that will happen," said Patrick Applegate, research associate, Penn State's Earth and...
2015/01/20 18:41
2015/01/20 18:41
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Norway wants to redefine the contours of the Arctic ice edge, the government announced Tuesday in a controversial decision that would further open the Barents Sea to oil and gas exploration. Within...
2015/01/20 10:27
2015/01/20 10:27
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LEIGH SALES, PRESENTER: Antarctica is thought to be rich in oil, gas and mineral reserves, although mining has long been banned there. Could that be about to change? An expert in Chinese politics...
2015/01/19 21:05
2015/01/19 21:05
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... cleaning a loaded handgun (which apparently people do from time-to-time). Capitalism, the world's dominant socio-economic system, is in the process of killing itself. Like the cleaner of...
2015/01/19 05:18
2015/01/19 05:18
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... ensure this year has a similarly hot start, climate experts say. Two leading US agencies, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA, have declared last year was the...
2015/01/18 13:18
2015/01/18 13:18
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Last August, from the window of a jet high over Sumatra, I counted nearly a dozen plumes of smoke rising from the vast jungles and plantations below. Some more than a half-mile wide, they looked like...
2015/01/17 00:52
2015/01/17 00:52
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... Britain could face up to six inches of snow Temperatures will plummet below freezing across the whole country tonight with the Arctic blast set to last for up to a fortnight. The threat of a...
2015/01/16 18:22
2015/01/16 18:22
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Record-breaking temperatures scorched the planet last year, making 2014 the hottest in more than a century and raising new concerns about global warming, US government scientists said Friday. The...
2015/01/16 15:41
2015/01/16 15:41
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London – New research finds that if the world is to keep climate change below the 2ºC target, one third of all oil reserves, half of gas reserves and more than 80 percent of coal reserves must stay in...
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2015/01/16 04:39
2015/01/16 04:39
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Plunging Oil Prices Cast Doubt on Arctic Drilling As oil prices continue to plummet, some corporations are scaling back on expensive exploration projects — like drilling in Arctic waters. But, one...
2015/01/15 21:03
2015/01/15 21:03
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After a year of seemingly endless political gridlock on the energy front, we at the National Ocean Industries Association are hopeful that 2015 will bring actual results, not just rhetoric. Last year...
2015/01/27 01:25
2015/01/27 01:25
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