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Arctic Sea Ice: The global warming canary

Obviously the best source for information on Arctic sea ice is the National Snow and Ice Data Centre (NSIDC). But the NASA Earth Observatory also has a large volume of information on sea ice from satellite observations. 48 more words

Three and a Half Things You Didn’t Know About the History of Oil Spills

Like human-caused climate change and garbage in the ocean, oil spills seem to be another environmental plague of modern times. Or are they?

The human relationship with oil may be older than you think. 909 more words

Oil Spills

Canadian sub-Arctic hamlet goes without fuel for 2 days

From CBC

Sanikiluaq went without fuel delivery services for two days over the weekend as all three of its fuel delivery trucks were out of service. 179 more words


Canadian navy delays opening of crucial Arctic facility to 2018

From Reuters

Canada’s military has again delayed the opening of a major new Arctic port, a sign the government is struggling to assert sovereignty over a remote resource-rich region. 357 more words