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  1. Mining boom at stake, Greenland votes amid turmoilRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CBC News

    Greenland's hopes of a mining boom are shrouded in uncertainty as voters on the ice-capped Arctic island decide Friday who will replace a local government that collapsed after its leader admitted to using taxpayers' money for private trips. The fall of Premier Aleqa Hammond's government last month came at a bad time for the semi-autonomous Danish territory, which needs foreign investments to kick-start the mineral exploration that many Greenlanders hope will pave the way for independence.


  2. Mining boom at stake, Greenland votes amid turmoilRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    19, 2009 file photo, shows goldmine Nalunaq in Nanortalik, Greenland Greenland will hold a general election on Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, following an expenses scandal involving Prime Minister ... . FILE - This March 12, 2013 file photo, shows Greenlandic voters in Nuuk, Greenland.


  3. This Is What Its Like To Live At The US' Most Remote Air BaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A sunny view of the ramp at Thule Air Base, Greenland, shortly after the NASA P-3B research aircraft arrived on Mar. 18, 2013. At more than 700 miles north of the Arctic Circle, Thule Air Base is located at the strategic halfway point between Moscow and New York City and was intended as a potential staging area against the Soviet Union during the Cold War.


  4. When is it too cold to golf?Read the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | The Sand Trap

    ... shells to use as tees and "snake bite remedies" - small bottles of vodka - to ward off the chill. Uummannaq, Greenland This masochist Masters began in 1997 on a "course" that weaves among glaciers and icebergs 373 miles north of the Arctic Circle. ...


  5. A World Class Climber Explains the Dangers of Scaling an IcebergRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Men's Journal

    Klemen Premrl always dreamed about climbing icebergs. Two of the most accomplished ice climbers in the world, Klemen and his partner and longtime friend Aljaz Anderle along with a production crew from GoPro went to Greenland last summer to try and fulfill their childhood dream.


  6. Project Launched to Save Greenland's Buried TreasuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | 24-7 Press Release

    Mankind has long been aware of the changes in our environment and the most extensive climate change in our time is the melting ice in Greenland. This change is now threatening to destroy the archaeological finds we have yet to uncover.


  7. Uranium a hot topic again, in GreenlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 |

    The upcoming general elections in Greenland may see the country moving away from the idea of extracting and exploiting uranium, which the government voted in favour of just a year ago. Uranium mining, the hottest topic in the the cold, Arctic country in recent years, was put on the agenda by former prime minister Aleqa Hammond in 2013, after 25 years with a 'zero tolerance' policy to mining of radioactive substances and oil drilling.


  8. Greenland election moves into its last two weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Nunatsiaq News

    Protests in Nuuk triggered a Nov. 28 election in Greenland - with two weeks left before the vote, party leaders are campaigning hard for support among voters. With two weeks left before Greenland's Nov. 28 election, voters will get a chance to hear why party leaders want support for their platform and candidates in a Nov. 13 debate that will be broadcast live on television, radio and online.


  9. Beautiful Polar Photos Tell a Haunting Story About Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Wired

    Evigheds Fjord, Eternity Glacier. Western Greenland, September 2009. It was named Forever Fjord because it seemed to never end.


  10. Watch a 3-Mile-Wide Glacier Crash into the SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Inhabitat

    ... section of a glacier collapsed into the sea. The (literally) earth-shattering event took place in Western Greenland on the Jakobshavn Glacier. While filming the glacier, the crew witnessed a large scale ice calving event that, when it was finally ...


  11. Arctic Circle 2014: Welcome to the new global ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... who is not -- is actually quite complex. Norse settlers, for instance, sailed from Iceland and Norway to southwest Greenland at the end of the 10th century, likely arriving there before the Thule Inuit moved down from present-day northern Greenland ...


  12. Greenland Eyes Film Festival Closing ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Iceland Review

    ... starts. Reykjavik is already swarming with festival goers. It's not clear if tonight was planned so that as the Greenland Eyes Film Festival concludes just as Airwaves kicks off, or if this is just good luck. Greenland Eyes International Film ...


  13. Maine to Greenland' to CamdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Herald Gazette

    Smithsonian geographer and photographer Wilfred E. Richard and anthropologist William W. Fitzhugh have long been fascinated by northern climates and northern lifestyles. They joined forces to create "Maine to Greenland: Exploring the Maritime Far Northeast," published this fall by the Smithsonian Institute.


  14. West Melville Initiates Metallurgical Test Work, Isortoq Project, Southern GreenlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Market Wire

    ... by the end of November. The Isortoq Project is a large iron-titanium-vanadium prospect located in southern Greenland. In January 2013, the Company announced an initial National Instrument (NI) 43-101 resource estimate for the Isortoq Project located ...


  15. Greenland opens diplomatic office in Washington, D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | CBC News

    Nunavut Premier Peter Taptuna is greeted by Greenland's then-premier Aleqa Hammond at the Nuuk airport on June 30, 2014. The Inuit of both countries share linguistic and cultural ties.


  16. The Defiled Play Iceberg Gig In GreenlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 |

    Rockers The Defiled defied freezing temperatures as part of a Jagermeister challenge in Kulusuk, Greenland last week by performing a 30 minute concert on a floating iceberg. The U.K. metal band took to the makeshift stage as part of the Jagermeister Ice Cold Gig, and performed for locals, who watched from fishing boats.


  17. Iron ore price collapse claims more victimsRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | The Northern Miner

    ... dition to its 100% ownership of Marampa, London Mining holds a 100% stake in the Isua iron project in southwestern Greenland, about 150 km northeast of Nuuk, and a 25% stake in the Wadi Sawawin iron deposits in Saudi Arabia.


  18. Greenland's political crisis concerns locals and foreign investors alikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Mining company Rare Earth Minerals announced on Monday that it had discovered rare earth minerals within its licensed areas near Narsarsuaq, in southern Greenland. Listed on the Australian stock exchange, REM is one of several companies from Down Under investing in mineral exploration on this Arctic island.


  19. British band becomes 1st to perform on icebergRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Nation

    MOL GREENLAND British metal band, The Defiled, has just made history. They are the first-ever band to play a live gig atop a gigantic iceberg - located in the middle of the Greenland Sea.


  20. JA germeister Ice Cold Gig: The Defiled Perform on an Iceberg in Greenland - VideoRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | Guitar World

    A gigantic Iceberg has been turned into the most unlikely of gig venues in the Greenland Sea, as U.K. metal band the Defiled performed on top of the floating platform for the JA germeister Ice Cold Gig, which sees artists put to the test as they perform in unconventional, ice-cold conditions. Braving freezing temperatures and fast-flowing ice, the group performed the special set to a host of locals from the nearby town of Kulusuk, who ventured out to the ice field to watch this once-in-a-lifetime experience from fishing boats and leisure craft.