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Drilling for Oil in the Arctic

The European Parliament this week voted to ban drilling for oil in the Arctic. The Arctic has been warming about twice as fast as the global average and sea ice has been shrinking significantly since 1981, to about 40% less than its summer extent 35 years ago. 423 more words

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Below Zero: Partnership between the Coast Guard and NOAA

By Lt. Cmdr. Morgan Roper, U.S. Coast Guard

For more than 200 years, the U.S. Coast Guard and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have partnered together in maritime resiliency, environmental sustainability and scientific research. 816 more words

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MEPs: Arctic needs protection

In the European Parliament resolution, adopted by 111 votes to 8, with 1 abstention, MEPs stress that the Arctic sea ice has diminished significantly since 1981, threatening to release huge amounts of carbon dioxide and methane into the atmosphere, while melting glaciers contribute to globally rising sea levels. 286 more words

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China's Arctic Ambitions Take Shape in Remote Iceland Valley

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

NOV. 16, 2016, 6:12 A.M. E.S.T.

In this Monday, Oct. 31, 2016 photo construction workers at the site of the Aurora Observatory in Karholl, northern Iceland. 2,290 more words

Unavoidable Truths, Infinite Possibilities: An Arctic Q&A with Professor Jessica Shadian

The Arctic – a place of beauty and wonder to some of us, a home to many, and to yet another group a workplace where energy resources and new global shipping lanes are now,  due to climate change,  becoming more and more accessible. 1,178 more words

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Save the date, November 15 : GMR7 on the #Arctic @industriefrance

We are pleased to announce the upcoming presentation of our bi-annual flagship publication, the Geostrategic Maritime Review, in partnership with the Société d’Encouragement de l’Industrie Nationale (SEIN) : … 99 more words

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