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Warmest global sea-surface temperatures for August and Summer

Warmest global sea-surface temperatures for August and Summer

Global surface temperature anomalies for the month of August 2009. Temperature is compared to the average global temperature from 1961-1990. Visualization of...

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Change in Arctic nature foreshadows future global environment

Change in Arctic nature foreshadows future global environment

The change in Arctic nature foreshadows the global environment of the future Innovation Report (September 15, 2009) -- In Arctic areas, climate change is...

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IPY follow-up requires year-round Arctic/global warming research

IPY follow-up requires year-round Arctic/global warming research

IPY follow-up requires year-round research on Arctic and global warming by Brian Murphy Innovation Report (September 14, 2009) -- Arctic and Antarctic...

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GLOBAL CLIMATE WEEK: September 21-25, 2009

GLOBAL CLIMATE WEEK: September 21-25, 2009

Global Climate Week: September 21–25, 2009 Global Climate Week is planned to coincide with the United Nations Secretary-General's High Level Summit on...

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North still needs scientists, says David Hik

North still needs scientists, says David Hik

Marmots may be dying off during hibernation as warmer temperatures decrease snow insulation, says U of A researcher David Hik. (Photo: University of Alberta...

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Emissions Linked to End of 2,000-Year Arctic Trend

Emissions Linked to End of 2,000-Year Arctic Trend

Scientists walk on an iceberg, 36 metres above the water surface of Kane Basin August 6, 2009. A team of scientists are onboard the Arctic Sunrise ship for...

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A triumph for man, a disaster for mankind?

A triumph for man, a disaster for mankind?

No commercial vessel has ever successfully travelled the North-east Passage, a fabled Arctic Sea route that links the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific far more...

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Experts Urge Year-round Research On Arctic & Global Warming

Experts Urge Year-round Research On Arctic & Global Warming

Experts Urge Year-round Research On Arctic And Global Warming Science Daily (September 11, 2009) — Arctic and Antarctic research teams pulled back to warmer...

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Experts Urge Year-round Research On Arctic & Global Warming

Experts Urge Year-round Research On Arctic & Global Warming

Experts Urge Year-round Research On Arctic And Global Warming Science Daily (September 11, 2009) — Arctic and Antarctic research teams pulled back to warmer...

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Effects of Arctic warming seen as widespread

Effects of Arctic warming seen as widespread

Effects of Arctic warming seen as widespread By Randolph E. Schmid, AP Science Writer San Francisco Chronicle (September 10, 2009) -- Arctic warming is...

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