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Northern Nares Strait Ice Arch Breaks Up

Northern Nares Strait Ice Arch Breaks Up

Nares Strait is a narrow arctic waterway bounded by the east coast of Ellesmere Island (Canadian) and the western coast of Greenland (Danish). The strait is...

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David M. Brock: Canada in the Post-American Arctic

David M. Brock: Canada in the Post-American Arctic

Canada in the Post-American Arctic by David M. Brock (First published May 4, 2009) The 2009 biennial Arctic Council ministerial meetings were recently...

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SOI Staff: "…open & passionate about sharing their knowledge…"

SOI Staff: "…open & passionate about sharing their knowledge…"

Former SOI expedition photographer Trevor Lush was recently interviewed by Stock Photographer John M. Lund. See an excerpt from the interview here: Interview...

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SOI Staff: “…open & passionate about sharing their knowledge…”

SOI Staff: “…open & passionate about sharing their knowledge…”

Former SOI expedition photographer Trevor Lush was recently interviewed by Stock Photographer John M. Lund. See an excerpt from the interview...

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Study warns of fast melt of glaciers

Study warns of fast melt of glaciers

Rapid sea level rise possible: scientists by Randy Boswell Canwest News Service (June 23, 2009) -- It's a little-known natural wonder along Baffin Island's...

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New warning over ‘catastrophic’ sea level rise, scientists claim

New warning over ‘catastrophic’ sea level rise, scientists claim

Sea levels could rise by a "catastrophic" 10 feet by the end of the century – putting millions of people at risk of flooding with coastal cities such as...

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New warning over 'catastrophic' sea level rise, scientists claim

New warning over 'catastrophic' sea level rise, scientists claim

Sea levels could rise by a "catastrophic" 10 feet by the end of the century – putting millions of people at risk of flooding with coastal cities such as...

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Climate Change: Rapid and Massive Action Required

Climate Change: Rapid and Massive Action Required

The wheel on the right depicts researchers' estimation of the range of probability of potential global temperature change over the next 100 years if no policy...

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Satellite images of poo reveal new Emperor Penguin colonies

Satellite images of poo reveal new Emperor Penguin colonies

A satellite image showing the mark left by emperor penguin guano in the Antarctic. (Photograph: British Antarctic Survey) Penguin poo viewed from space...

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Thinning ice already increasing traffic in Northwest Passage

Thinning ice already increasing traffic in Northwest Passage

Ottawa not doing enough to ensure Canadians control commercial shipping there, experts say by Bob Weber The Canadian Press (June 14, 2009) -- The thinning...

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