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  1. Kayaker Has Quite The Close Encounter With Humpback WhaleRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Switched

    ... isn't a laughing matter: She also writes that kayaking toward whales is not advisable, nor is it legal . NUUK, GREENLAND - JULY 27: Boats follow a whale as it swims in the water on July 27, 2013 in Nuuk, Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) ...

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  2. TAISSUMANI: Taissumani, Aug. 22Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Nunatsiaq News

    The Thule Act was a unique piece of legislation passed by a group of Inughuit hunters in the Thule District of northern Greenland, without recourse to, or permission from, any national government.

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  3. World's Largest Ice Sheets Melting at Fastest Rates in Recorded HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    The world's two largest ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are melting at the fastest rates ever recorded, according to a new study based on detailed satellite imagery.

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  4. World's Largest Ice Sheets Melting At Fastest Rate Ever RecordedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Switched

    Greenland and Antarctica are home to the two largest ice sheets in the world, and a new report released Wednesday says that they are contributing to sea level rise twice as much as they were just five years ago.

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  5. Greenland, Antarctic ice sheets losing volumeRead the original story

    Thursday | Newkerala.com

    ... when they compared the current data with those from the ICESat satellite from the year 2009, the volume loss in Greenland had doubled since then. The loss of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet had in the same time span increased by a factor of 3. Humbert ...

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  6. Scientists See Record Decline In Greenland And...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | RedOrbit

    Data from the European Space Agency's CryoSat-2 spacecraft has been used to map elevation and elevation changes in both Greenland and Antarctica by a team of researchers from the Alfred Wegener Institute in Germany.

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  7. Global warming: Greenland, West Antarctic ice sheets losing volume at record paceRead the original story

    Wednesday | Summit County Voice

    ... at any time since satellite measurements started about 20 years ago. Since 2009, the rate of volume loss from the Greenland Ice Sheet has doubled, and the rate of volume loss from the West Antarctic Ice Sheet has tripled, according to the new ...

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  8. Record decline of ice sheets: Scientists map elevation changes of Greenlandic and Antarctic glaciersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Science Daily

    Researchers have for the first time extensively mapped Greenland's and Antarctica's ice sheets with the help of the ESA satellite CryoSat-2 and have thus been able to prove that the ice crusts of both regions momentarily decline at an unprecedented rate.

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  9. SeaWorld Drops Appeal Of OSHA Citation Issued After Trainer's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Switched

    ... Humpback whales have a life cycle of 50 years or so and are about 18 meters long. AFP PHOTO/Luis ROBAYO NUUK, GREENLAND - JULY 27: Boats follow a whale as it swims in the water on July 27, 2013 in Nuuk, Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) ...

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  10. Record Decline Of Ice Sheets, Except East AntarcticaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Scientific Blogging

    ... change maps using over 200 million SIRAL data points for Antarctica and around 14.3 million data points for Greenland. The results reveal that Greenland alone is reducing in volume by about 375 cubic kilometers per year. "When we compare the current ...

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  11. Highs and lows: height changes in the ice sheets mappedRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Science, Industry and Business

    Researchers from the Alfred Wegener Institute in Germany have used satellite data to map elevation and elevation changes in both Greenland and Antarctica.

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  12. The Physics of Falling IcebergsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Ecology Global Network

    ... version of a fjord, similar to the ice-walled channel at the end of the Ilulissat glacier, which drains the Greenland ice sheet into the ocean. This well-studied glacier, also known as Jakobshavn, is considered an important bellwether for climate ...

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  13. Record decline of ice sheetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | EurekAlert!

    ... change maps using over 200 million SIRAL data points for Antarctica and around 14.3 million data points for Greenland. The results reveal that Greenland alone is reducing in volume by about 375 cubic kilometres per year. "When we compare the current ...

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  14. Air Greenland shortens this summer's Iqaluit-Nuuk flight seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Nunatsiaq News

    But the service, which was originally intended to run until Sept. 15, will instead wrap up later this week, said Air Greenland spokesperson Christian Keldsen.

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  15. Human Factor Speeds Up Glacial MeltingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Truthdig

    ... in the Andes are melting at a record rate, while satellite measurements show that the Jakobshavn glacier in Greenland doubled its flow speed between 1997 and 2003, and has doubled it again since 2003. In Europe, 19th-century landscape painters, ...

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  16. TAISSUMANI: Taissumani, Aug. 15Read the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | Nunatsiaq News

    The Inughuit live in northwestern Greenland north of Melville Bay. Their traditional territory is a strip of land hemmed in between the frigid waters of the Arctic and the inland ice that covers most of Greenland, a coastal strip 600 km long.

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  17. SeaWorld, Under Fire, Pledges To Improve Killer Whale ConditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Switched

    ... Humpback whales have a life cycle of 50 years or so and are about 18 meters long. AFP PHOTO/Luis ROBAYO NUUK, GREENLAND - JULY 27: Boats follow a whale as it swims in the water on July 27, 2013 in Nuuk, Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) ...

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  18. Recent Glacial Melt Mostly Caused By Man-Made Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Switched

    ... In this July 19, 2011 file photo, pools of melted ice form atop Jakobshavn Glacier, near the edge of the vast Greenland ice sheet. Greenland's glaciers are hemorrhaging ice at an increasingly faster rate, but it's not the breakneck pace scientists ...

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  19. Crown Prince Frederick and his blushing Princess Mary marked the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Daily Mail

    ... tape on her face Red carpet royals! Crown Prince Frederick and his blushing Princess Mary marked the end of their Greenland tour by ditching the kids and kicking up their heels As their royal tour of Greenland came to a close, Crown Prince Frederik ...

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  20. Baby Whale Rescued From Shark Net In AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Switched

    ... Humpback whales have a life cycle of 50 years or so and are about 18 meters long. AFP PHOTO/Luis ROBAYO NUUK, GREENLAND - JULY 27: Boats follow a whale as it swims in the water on July 27, 2013 in Nuuk, Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) ...

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