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Baffin Island reveals dramatic scale of Arctic climate change

Baffin Island reveals dramatic scale of Arctic climate change

Ayr Lake on Baffin Island may hold the secrets to Arctic climate change. (Photo Credit: Jason Briner) Baffin Island reveals dramatic scale of Arctic climate...

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Power Shift: Largest Canadian youth summit on climate change

Power Shift: Largest Canadian youth summit on climate change

Canadian Youth CLimate Coalition National Director Amber Church (Antarctic ‘05/Arctic ‘08) Power Shift Canada: Largest youth summit on climate change in...

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What Happens at the Poles Affects Us All: IPY Polar Week

What Happens at the Poles Affects Us All: IPY Polar Week

Today marks the end of the International Polar Week themed "What Happens at the Poles Affects Us All". Students, scientists and educators around the world...

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NASA Ice Campaign Takes Flight in Antarctica

NASA Ice Campaign Takes Flight in Antarctica

NASA's DC-8 flying laboratory takes off in Punta Arenas, Chile, during NASA's AirSAR 2004 campaign. Now, the same aircraft will make flights from Punta Arenas...

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Mighty caribou herds dwindle, global warming blamed

Mighty caribou herds dwindle, global warming blamed

This August 12, 2009 photo shows a stuffed Caribou at the Western Arctic Regional Visitor Center in Inuvik, in the Northwest Territories, Canada. On the...

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Arctic seas turn to acid, putting vital food chain at risk

Arctic seas turn to acid, putting vital food chain at risk

A decision on classifying the polar bear as threatened is overdue. (Juniors Bildarchiv/Alamy) Arctic seas turn to acid, putting vital food chain at...

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Expedition universitaire : meilleures images, meilleurs souvenirs

Expedition universitaire : meilleures images, meilleurs souvenirs

Émilie Hébert-Houle et Marianne Mathis (expédition universitaire en Antarctique 2009) Marianne Mathis, Émilie Hébert-Houle et leur collègue Philippe...

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Imiqutailaq – Path of the Arctic Tern: Premieres September 30th

Imiqutailaq – Path of the Arctic Tern: Premieres September 30th

Dear Friends, We would like to invite you to the premiere screening of our new documentary "Imiqutailaq – Path of the Arctic Tern" at the International...

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Arctic Warmth, Tropical Wetness: Atmospheric Methane Increase

Arctic Warmth, Tropical Wetness: Atmospheric Methane Increase

View of wetlands and tidal streams in the Ashe Island area. (Photo Credit: NOAA) Global Increase In Atmospheric Methane Likely Caused By Unusual Arctic...

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SOI endorses KYOTOplus and UN-led ‘Seal the Deal!’

SOI endorses KYOTOplus and UN-led ‘Seal the Deal!’

SOI is pleased to support the UN-led Seal the Deal campaign which aims to galvanize political will and public support for reaching a comprehensive global...

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