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Pine Island Glacier weak underbelly of West Antarctic Ice Sheet?

Pine Island Glacier weak underbelly of West Antarctic Ice Sheet?

Is Pine Island Glacier the Weak Underbelly of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet? by Mauri Pelto It is popularly understood that glaciologists consider West...

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Alumnus interns with Arctic Council Indigenous Peoples Secretariat

Alumnus interns with Arctic Council Indigenous Peoples Secretariat

Jesse Tungilik (Antarctic '01/Arctic '08) was SOI's International Polar Year Project Assistant and Youth Coordinator from 2007-2009. He is currently in the...

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Oslo 2010 Science Conference: Call for abstracts

Oslo 2010 Science Conference: Call for abstracts

Call for abstracts "We will present the freshest and most urgent polar science side-by-side with the most creative and energetic polar education and...

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Antarctica's ice loss helps offset global warming

Antarctica's ice loss helps offset global warming

Antarctica's ice loss helps offset global warming The Independent (November 11, 2009 ) -- Global warming has been blamed for the alarming loss of ice...

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Antarctica’s ice loss helps offset global warming

Antarctica’s ice loss helps offset global warming

Antarctica's ice loss helps offset global warming The Independent (November 11, 2009 ) -- Global warming has been blamed for the alarming loss of ice...

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Arctic scientists deflated by climate change sceptics

Arctic scientists deflated by climate change sceptics

Arctic scientists deflated by climate change sceptics by Catherine Marciano Agence France-Presse (Nov 11, 2009) TROMSO, Norway -- As the world climate...

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Take AIM at Climate Change

Take AIM at Climate Change

An upbeat invitation to "Take AIM at Climate Change" - with "AIM" standing for Adapt, Innovate, Mitigate. The lyrics are based on the latest science of...

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World youth will have to lead the way to climate change

World youth will have to lead the way to climate change

World youth will have to lead the way to climate change by Barbara Yaffe Vancouver Sun (November 9, 2009) -- One of the challenges in addressing climate...

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Scientists warn caribou collapse not unlike disappearance of cod

Scientists warn caribou collapse not unlike disappearance of cod

A wild caribou roams the tundra near The Meadowbank Gold Mine located in the Nunavut Territory of Canada on March 25, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan...

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Warm winds slow autumn ice growth

Warm winds slow autumn ice growth

Warm winds slow autumn ice growth Sea ice extent grew throughout October, as the temperature dropped and darkness returned to the Arctic. However, a period...

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