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Glacial retreat affects river flows and aquifers

Study tracks underground flows of water from melting ice

Staff Report

Glaciers are not only important sources of surface water, they also help recharge  aquifers as they melt. 399 more words

Climate And Weather

International Court of Arbitration Rules for Green Peace over Russia

Green Peace Photo and Caption. “A Russian Coast guard officer is seen pointing a knife at a Greenpeace International activist as five activists attempt to climb the ‘Prirazlomnaya,’ an oil platform operated by Russian state-owned energy giant Gazprom platform in Russias Pechora Sea.”¬† 132 more words

Arctic
Measurements over Canada’s Mackenzie River Basin suggest that thawing permafrost is starting to free greenhouse gases long trapped in oil and gas deposits.

Global warming may be unleashing new sources of heat-trapping methane from layers of oil and gas that have been buried deep beneath Arctic permafrost for millennia. 257 more words

Environment

International court rewards Greenpeace nihilism

An international court has ruled against Russia in a dispute involving a 2013 Greenpeace protest. This after the same court ruled the country should compensate the Netherlands… 360 more words

Politics

Partnerships for Place-Based Problem Solving

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 | 1:30pm, 401 Akasofu

Diverse entities are working on Arctic issues in Alaska, with independent responsibilities for a range of activities both scientific and policy related. 149 more words

Arctic