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2014/08/22 23:20
2014/08/22 23:20
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FORT SMITH, N.W.T. — The prime minister has promised $4 million for training students on how to grow more food in the Arctic and to attract private investment for innovative greenhouse farming...
2014/08/22 23:20
2014/08/22 23:20
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2014/08/22 20:45
2014/08/22 20:45
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An extraordinarily well-preserved woolly mammoth uncovered in Siberia was revealed to the public for the first time this week in Japan. While the baby female is not the first mammoth to be recently...
2014/08/22 17:41
2014/08/22 17:41
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An international research effort organized by the University of Colorado Boulder conducted the first multiple, unmanned aircraft interception of a telltale rush of cold air preceding a thunderstorm...
Read more at PhysOrg, Colorado Daily
2014/08/22 15:43
2014/08/22 15:43
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... medicine, but scientists at a lab in eastern England think it’s well worth trying. As the world cries out for new antibiotics, researchers at the John Innes Centre (JIC) in Norwich are...
2014/08/21 20:54
2014/08/21 20:54
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... provided by Aurora Expeditions, an inflatable boat carries tourists past an iceberg along the Antarctic Peninsula. In a remote, frozen, almost pristine land where the only human residents...
2014/08/21 16:28
2014/08/21 16:28
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... Norway to abandon oil testing in Barents Sea (Nick Cobbing / Greenpeace) A department of the Norwegian government has halted seismic testing in the Barents Sea, with environmentalists...
2014/08/21 15:44
2014/08/21 15:44
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The force of the Gulf Stream was significantly influenced by the sea ice situation in the Fram Strait in the past 30,000 years. Scientists at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar...
Read more at PhysOrg, Science Daily
2014/08/20 18:10
2014/08/20 18:10
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A recent letter to the editor (“What is sea level rise all about?,” July 31 Readers Write) provides arguments that sea level, while continuing to rise, is not rising at the accelerating rates reported...
2014/08/20 17:25
2014/08/20 17:25
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The stages of human evolution: analysis of DNA pinpoints the traits we have inherited from our ancestors Palaeontologists studying the origins of humanity are entering a golden age of research, in...
2014/08/20 16:26
2014/08/20 16:26
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OTTAWA — Prime Minister Stephen Harper is headed back to the Arctic this week to reinforce Canada's claim to the great white North. It will be Harper's ninth annual so-called Northern Tour and the...
2014/08/20 12:38
2014/08/20 12:38
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A fresh environmental assessment of the Tibetan Plateau has found that the region is getting hotter, wetter and more polluted, threatening its fragile eco-systems and those who rely on them. The...
2014/08/19 14:41
2014/08/19 14:41
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Over the past one hundred thousand years cold temperatures largely prevailed over the planet in what is known as the last ice age. However, the cold period was repeatedly interrupted by much warmer...
Read more at PhysOrg, Science Daily
2014/08/19 14:27
2014/08/19 14:27
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Researchers at the federal technology institute ETH Zurich have discovered that natural weather phenomena and weaker solar radiance are responsible for the hiatus in global warming that has been...
2014/08/19 12:22
2014/08/19 12:22
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Snow in the North Pole has thinned by 50% in just 60 YEARS - and rapid rate of melting 'could damage the Arctic food chain' Snow has thinned 14 inches to 9 inches (36cm-23cm) in western regions It...
Read more at Daily Mail, New Kerala
2014/08/18 17:20
2014/08/18 17:20
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Long before the Ukraine crisis ruptured U.S.-Russian relations, Vladimir Putin and his right-hand man, Igor Sechin, hosted then-Morgan Stanley Chief Executive Officer John Mack at an exclusive...
Read more at BusinessWeek, Bloomberg
2014/08/17 23:27
2014/08/17 23:27
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OPINION: Vote No on Ballot Measure 1 Arctic Slope Regional Corporation has come out publicly against Ballot Measure 1 because we have seen the positive impact that SB21 has already made in creating...
2014/08/17 07:57
2014/08/17 07:57
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... economist,' illustrator take comic book look at climate change An excerpt from “The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change” By Dr. Dr. Yoram Bauman and illustrator Grady...
2014/08/16 18:39
2014/08/16 18:39
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... single picture is worth a thousand words, Bushkill Township author Dick Boak has plenty to say. The Martin Guitar archivist's book of nearly 200 photos, "Images of America: C.F. Martin & Co."...
2014/08/16 13:19
2014/08/16 13:19
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... bucket of champagne at his feet as he rides toward Buckingham Palace and a private audience with the queen. The 45-year-old former British paratrooper could be remembered as one of the most...
2014/08/15 19:27
2014/08/15 19:27
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Shumagin in Shumagins In 1741, Russian sailor Nikita Shumagin died of scurvy, and was buried in the islands that now bear his name in the Aleutians East Borough. Now, almost three centuries...
2014/08/22 23:20
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