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Canadian province of Quebec joins EU target

Canadian province of Quebec joins EU target

Canadian province joins EU target Quebec signs on to the European goal of reducing carbon emissions by 20 percent by 2020. Export considerations are part of...

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Greenhouse gases reach record levels – U.N. agency

Greenhouse gases reach record levels – U.N. agency

Avaaz activists protest during a demonstration on the final day the Barcelona Climate Change Talks November 6, 2009. (REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino) Greenhouse...

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World Leaders: SEAL THE DEAL!

World Leaders: 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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Arctic Security: The New Great Game?

Arctic Security: The New Great Game?

Arctic Security: The New Great Game? by Daniel P. Fata New Europe (November 22, 2009) -- For centuries, the Arctic region, a vast and frozen area sitting...

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US, Canada seek warmer ties on Arctic

US, Canada seek warmer ties on Arctic

US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates (Photo Credit: AFP) US, Canada seek warmer ties on Arctic by Michel Comte AFP (November 20, 2009) Halifax -- US...

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2010 International ‘PolarTEACHERS’ conference in Oslo: APPLY!

2010 International ‘PolarTEACHERS’ conference in Oslo: APPLY!

Students on Ice is pleased to announce that the application submission process for the International PolarTEACHERS conference in Oslo, Norway, on June 6-12,...

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2010 International 'PolarTEACHERS' conference in Oslo: APPLY!

2010 International 'PolarTEACHERS' conference in Oslo: APPLY!

Students on Ice is pleased to announce that the application submission process for the International PolarTEACHERS conference in Oslo, Norway, on June 6-12,...

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Melting sea ice dilutes water, endanger sea life

Melting sea ice dilutes water, endanger sea life

Melting sea ice dilutes water, endanger sea life The Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer (AMSR-E), a high-resolution passive microwave Instrument on NASA's...

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Alaska fights to reverse polar bear listing

Alaska fights to reverse polar bear listing

Polar bears are regulated by the federal government like whales and seals. Warming of Arctic waters has significantly diminished the sea ice polar bears live...

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Global warming a growing threat to Arctic reindeer

Global warming a growing threat to Arctic reindeer

Global warming a growing threat to Arctic reindeer by Catherine Marciano Agence France-Presse (November 13, 2009) JARFJORD, Norway -– On Norway's border...

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