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Polar bear encounter in the Canadian High Arctic reminiscent of recent attacks

Men recreating the 1938 expedition of explorer David Haig-Thomas have a mid-April 2015 polar bear encounter reminiscent of two recent polar bear attacks (Labrador, 2013… 476 more words

Polar Bear

Sea Ice Extent - Day 107 - 5th Highest Global Sea Ice For This Day - Antarctic 1.6 million above 'Normal'

5th Highest Global Sea Ice For This Day.  Above one standard deviation.

Antarctic 1.6 million above the 1981-2010 mean. 

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Antarctic Sea Ice

Climate Change and its Effect on Alaskan Inuit Populations

by Margaret Loncki

Ford et al. (2008) explore the vulnerability of two populations of Alaskan Inuits to climate change. The authors begin by explaining the cultural importance of the “procurement, sharing, and consumption” of traditional food. 472 more words

Climate Change

Russians Building More Icebreakers

MarineLink reports that the Russians have contracted for two new icebreakers.

The icebreakers of Aker ARC 130 A design are about 122 m long overall and have a beam of 25 m and design draft of 8m.

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Shipbuilding