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  1. North American Nickel Inc.: Maniitsoq Drilling/Field Services Contracts AwardedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Market Wire

    North American Nickel Inc. is pleased to announce that drill and camp contracts have been awarded for 2015 exploration at its 100% owned Maniitsoq nickel-copper-cobalt-PGM project in Southwest Greenland. George Downing Estate Drilling Ltd. of Hawkesbury, Ontario has been awarded the Diamond Drilling contract and Xploration Services Greenland ApS of Nuuk, Greenland has been awarded the Logistics/Camp contract.


  2. Greenland sets its sights on tackling high TB ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Nunatsiaq News

    If you live in Greenland, you can learn more about TB on a bilingual website, in Danish and Greenlandic, which provides easy-to-understand information about TB, as den here in this screen shot. "The size of the challenge we face cannot be underestimated.


  3. On the origin and propagation of Denmark Strait overflow water anomalies in the Irminger BasinRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | CiteULike

    Denmark Strait Overflow Water supplies the densest contribution to North Atlantic Deep Water and is monitored at several locations in the subpolar North Atlantic. Hydrographic and velocity time series from three multiple-mooring arrays at the Denmark Strait sill, at 180 km downstream and at a further 320 km downstream on the east Greenland continental slope near Tasiilaq , were analyzed to quantify the variability and track anomalies in DSOW in the period 2007-2012.


  4. Ice core research gets 25 million kroner from A.P. Moller FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: The project will start this year with moving a large camp building, dome and tracked vehicles with five large sleds with equipment from the previous drilling, NEEM, which lies 420... view more Professor Dorthe Dahl-Jensen, head of the Centre for Ice and Climate at the Niels Bohr Institute has received a grant of 25 million kroner from the A.P. Moller Foundation for a major new research project in Greenland. The project aims to drill a 2 -kilometer deep ice core through the large fast-flowing part of the ice sheet in northeast Greenland and gain new knowledge about how and how fast the ice is moving.


  5. Greenland sending Denmark an unwelcome giftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Copenhagen Post

    Greenland has been enduring its coldest and snowiest winter for more than 50 years, and it has decided to share the wealth with Denmark. Greenland's capital city of Nuuk ended in January with an average temperature of -10.7 C, over 3 C cooler than normal.


  6. Danish researchers debunk Greenland's Norse settler mythRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | Copenhagen Post

    A new comprehensive Danish research project has debunked the myth that Norse settlers were forced to abandon Greenland because of the adverse climate conditions. The research by Christian Koch Madsen, a PhD student at the National Museum of Denmark, showed that the Norsemen actually stayed on the island for as much as 200 years longer, despite living in a hostile environment that continued to get colder.


  7. Air Greenland holds off on scheduled Iqaluit-Nuuk route for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Nunatsiaq News

    Air Greenland's Dash-8 aircraft won't be running scheduled routes from Iqaluit to Nuuk this summer. Air Greenland won't run any scheduled flights between Nuuk and Iqaluit this year, the airline's chief financial officer, Christian Keldsen, confirmed March 9. "It's just for 2015, there's a definite time-out," Keldsen said from the company's head office in Nuuk.


  8. Kelly: D.C. winter barely registers with Greenland's man in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | The Washington Post

    Olsen is Greenland's head of representation, the island nation's highest-ranking D.C.-based diplomat . He grew up north of the Arctic Circle, in Sisimiut, a town of 5,500 people on the west coast of Greenland.


  9. Top 5 Craziest and Most Dangerous Airports in the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | TechEBlog

    ... in the world. Narsarsuaq Airport is located in Narsarsuaq, a settlement in the Kujalleq municipality in southern Greenland. Along with Kangerlussuaq Airport, it is one of two airports in Greenland capable of serving large airliners. It's also the ...


  10. Air Greenland cuts Nuuk-Iqaluit scheduled flights in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | CBC News

    Passengers exit an Air Greenland Dash 8 after arrival at the Iqaluit airport from Nuuk in 2012. Air Greenland re-established the route between Iqaluit and Nuuk in 2012, but Christian Keldsen, the airline's chief commercial officer, says there hasn't been the expected interest from tourists or the mining and oil and gas sectors.


  11. Waste water woes, the cost of living and AWG trials in NunavikRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Nunatsiaq News

    ... recreation department is already gearing up for the next edition of the Arctic Winter Games, set to run in Nuuk, Greenland in March 2016. Local tryouts in Arctic sports, badminton, cross-country skiing, Dene games, snowshoe and table tennis have ...


  12. Injury inspires Plumpton teen to trek for disable kidsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | West Sussex Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A young athlete is trekking 100km across Greenland to raise money for disabled children after a hip injury gave him an insight into the struggles of disability.


  13. True North Gems Announces Positive Update to Aappaluttoq Pre-Feasibility StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Market Wire

    True North Gems Inc. is pleased to announce the results of the updated pre-feasibility study on the Aappaluttoq Ruby and Pink Sapphire Project in Southwest Greenland. True North contracted Tetra Tech of Vancouver as independent engineers to review the project and complete the update.


  14. Exploring Greenland's wilderness on a Flying DinghyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Daily Mail

    ... company owner shoots himself dead - moments after police find DRUG LAB behind a fake wall in his office Exploring Greenland's wilderness on a FLYING DINGHY: Rubber boat reaches altitudes of almost 10,000ft before it glides down into remote lakes ...


  15. Crews Free Entangled Whale Stuck In Fishing Line Off HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | 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) ...


  16. You owe it to yourself to check out Google's amazing Street View images of GreenlandRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Boy Genius

    You probably wouldn't want to visit Greenland this time of year, which is why Google is letting you explore this gorgeous and remote landmass virtually through Google Maps Street View. Google on Wednesday announced that it's teamed up with Visit Greenland and Asiaq to help create "immersive 360-degree imagery of the world's largest island," which bears a striking resemblance to the frozen lands seen in the hit video game The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim .


  17. Icelandair's Northern Lights Plane Guarantees A Sparkly Show On Every FlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Switched

    ... Territory, Manitoba Plan Your Trip: Fodor's Canada Travel Guide Photo: Tania Spencer/GNWT Northern Lights are in Greenland all year but they can't be seen during summer's Midnight sun Why Go: Greenland still remains a final frontier for the average ...


  18. Google Street View goes to Greenland with glaciers, fjords and viking ruinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Mail on Sunday

    ... cost the taxpayer at least $2.5m as Barack golfed in California while Michelle went on secret ski trip to Aspen Greenland is the 66th country to be added to Google's Street View mapping service since it launched in 2007 Google Street View is great ...


  19. 6.9 Earthquake Strikes Mid-Atlantic With Small Chance For TsunamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | CBS Local

    The quake struck at 10:59 a.m. with its epicenter about 715 miles southeast of Nanortalik, Greenland and 937 miles west of Tralee, Ireland at a depth of 6 miles. "A destructive widespread tsunami threat does not exist based on historical earthquake and tsunami data," according to a statement from NOAA . 1 comment

  20. Gimme Shelter: A Blueprint for Living in Extreme EnvironmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | LiveScience

    ... my research I discovered that the world's fastest-moving glacier, the Jakobshavn Isbr located on the west coast of Greenland, is moving 30 meters per day. The calving front, the edge of the glacier where icebergs break off, is receding inland. I ...