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  1. Next Stop, Quito: Top Cities 2015By Brandon PresserRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    From Quito in Ecuador to Glasgow in Scotland, the Daily Beast's top 10 cities to visit next year have fascinating, distinctive characters. When it comes to recent travel trends, authenticity is the gauge with which we measure the success of a memorable holiday, and like-a-local experiences is its currency.

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  2. The Greenland Ice Sheet: Now in HDRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Science Daily

    The highest-resolution maps of the Greenland Ice Sheet are debuting. Starting with Worldview satellite imagery, The maps are already revealing previously unknown features on the ice sheet.

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  3. Volcano vs. Monster Truck in IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | CNN

    Beneath Eyjafjallajokull volcano, the waterfall at Seljalandfoss is a 60-meter curtain of icy cascading water that it's possible to walk behind. The slopes of Eyjafjallajokull offer stunning views of Vestmannaeyjar, an archipelago of islands off Iceland's southern coast formed by a series of volcanic eruptions.

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  4. Bjarni Benediktsson and Sigmundur Dav GunnlaugssonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iceland Review

    Prime Minister of Iceland Sigmundur Davi Gunnlaugsson called the government to a meeting last Friday afternoon on short notice to discuss a proposal from Nor vesturnefndin about creating jobs in Northwest Iceland. According to ruv.is , the meeting took two hours and the ministers of the Independence Party were not happy about the proposal, including moving the offices and fleet of the Icelandic Coast Guard to the Skagafjor ur region and the head office of RARIK to Sau arkrokur, which has a population of 2,567.

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  5. Ring Road to North Iceland ReopensRead the original story

    Yesterday | Iceland Review

    The mountain pass across Holtavor uhei i connecting West and North Iceland was cleared this morning. The road, which is part of Ring Road 1, had been impassable for 24 hours.

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  6. Old Images Of Greenland Show Stunning Changes When Compared To TodayRead the original story

    Wednesday | Silicon Alley Insider

    By analyzing old photographs from the early 1900s and comparing them with contemporary ones, researchers have mapped the retreat of some Greenland glaciers. In the example above, the images show changes to a glacier in the vicinity of the Sukkertoppen ice cap in southwest Greenland.

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  7. Arctic Losing Snow And Ice, Absorbing More Heat, Federal Report SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Switched

    In the spring and summer of 2014, Earth's icy northern region lost more of its signature whiteness that reflects the sun's heat. It was replaced temporarily with dark land and water that absorbs more energy, keeping yet more heat on already warming planet, according to the Arctic report card issued Thursday.

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  8. Greenland may lose ice more rapidly than previously thoughtRead the original story

    Wednesday | Environmental News Network

    The Greenland Ice Sheet is the second-largest body of ice on Earth. It covers an area about five times the size of New York State and Kansas combined, and if it melts completely, oceans could rise by 20 feet.

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  9. Appointments to the Board of the Asia Pacific Foundation of CanadaRead the original story

    Wednesday | PressReleasePoint

    December 17, 2014 - The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada announced the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors: Marie-Lucie Morin, Evaleen Jaager Roy, and Indira Samarasekera. "I am delighted to welcome Marie-Lucie, Evaleen, and Indira to the Board of Directors of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada," said John H. McArthur, Chairman, APF Canada.

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  10. LS Retail to Host "Must-Attend" Conference conneXion 2015 in DubaiRead the original story

    Wednesday | PRWeb

    LS Retail, a leading global developer of software solutions and services serving the retail and hospitality industries, is hosting its annual retail and hospitality conference and expo from April 14 to 17 at the Madinat Jumeirah Resort in Dubai, UAE. conneXion 2015 is expected to be bigger than last year's, again featuring inspiring keynotes, innovative talks, educational breakouts, hands-on lessons, and valuable networking opportunities with other LS Retail and Microsoft Dynamics users.

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  11. Greenland Ice Loss May Be Worse Than PredictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | How Stuff Works

    In this week's edition of our top planet pics, a 10,000-year-old woolly mammoth skeleton goes up for sale, a super typhoon menaces the Philippines and we get two very different views of an eruption off the coast of Africa. Pictured: Rescued and rehabilitated seal pups, equipped with satellite-linked transmitters, were released into the Pacific Ocean waters, in Porteau Cove, Canada.

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  12. Greenland's Ice-Melt Models May Be Too SunnyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | LiveScience

    The vast ice sheet covering Greenland could melt more quickly in the future than existing models predict, new research suggests. Scientists looked at satellite data collected by NASA's ICESat spacecraft and Operation IceBridge and plotted the elevation of 100,000 sites on Greenland from 1993 to 2012.

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  13. True Norths Gems Inc.: Mine Development Progress Report for the Aappaluttoq Ruby ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Market Wire

    There has been excellent progress since construction was initiated in September 2014 despite the freezing weather conditions. A total of 24 personnel are currently on site and working on a variety of tasks, including: The access route from the outer port to the camp is highly advanced with blasting currently in progress to complete the final section.

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  14. Christmas Reindeer Warning in Southeast IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Iceland Review

    The Icelandic Road Administration has issued a warning due to reindeer along Ring Road One in Myrar between Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon and Hofn, Southeast Iceland, dv.is reports. Around 230 animals have been coming down from the highlands and have been grazing close to the road in Myrar in recent days.

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  15. Greenland may lose ice more rapidly in future than previously thoughtRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Newkerala.com

    A new study has provided the first comprehensive picture of how Greenland's glaciers have changed over the past decade. The research at the University at Buffalo suggests that current ice sheet modeling studies are too simplistic to accurately predict the future contributions of the entire Greenland Ice Sheet to sea level rise and that Greenland may lose ice more rapidly in the near future than previously thought.

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  16. Greenland ice loss may be worse than predicted'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Korea Herald

    A warming planet may lead to swifter ice loss on Greenland's ice sheet, and faster sea level rise for the rest of the world than previously predicted, scientists said Monday. Two separate international studies raised concern about the pace of ice melt on the world's second largest ice sheet after Antarctica, and suggested that scientists may have underestimated the variable behavior of Greenland's ice.

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  17. Stunning Before and After Photographs Show the Impact of Global Warming on Greenland's GlaciersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Discover

    I love NASA's Earth Observatory so much that I check in with it every day knowing I'll be rewarded with a visual treat about the Earth. But I'm a journalist, which means I have an urge to try to break news first.

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  18. Massive study provides first detailed look at how Greenland's ice is vanishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Science Daily

    Scientists used NASA satellite and aerial data to reconstruct how the ice sheet changed at nearly 100,000 locations over many years. This NASA visualization shows the change in the surface elevation of the southeast region of the Greenland ice sheet between 2003 and 2012.

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  19. Greenland Ice Loss May be Worse than Predicted: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | News Max

    A warming planet may lead to swifter ice loss on Greenland's ice sheet, and faster sea level rise for the rest of the world than previously predicted, scientists said Monday. Two separate international studies raised concern about the pace of ice melt on the world's second largest ice sheet after Antarctica, and suggested that scientists may have underestimated the variable behavior of Greenland's ice.

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  20. Massive study provides detailed look at how Greenland's ice is vanishingRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | University at Buffalo

    The new research suggests that the Greenland Ice Sheet may lose ice more rapidly in the near future than previously thought "The great importance of our data is that for the first time, we have a comprehensive picture of how all of Greenland's glaciers have changed over the past decade." A NASA visualization shows some of the changes on the Greenland Ice Sheet that UB geophysicist Beata Csatho and colleagues describe in a new study.

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