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  1. Blizzard blankets western Greenland, brings island to standstillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Nunatsiaq News

    This map shows the amount of snowfall in western Greenland to April 15. Snow, lots of it, and strong winds - that's what characterized the weather over southwestern Greenland this past week, the Danish Meteorological Institute reports. The night of April 14 brought about 20 centimetres of snow to Nuuk, and then in the morning, wind reduced visibility in the capital to less than 100 metres, or about 300 feet.

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  2. Greenland Express secures domestic rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Air Transport World

    Greenland Express is hoping to launch domestic flights by no later than August using a new aircraft type, after its shaky start and suspension of operations in 2014. The startup launched flights between Denmark, Greenland and Iceland in June 2014 using a Fokker 100 on wet-lease from Dutch ACMI provider Denim Air, but stopped flying after just three months.

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  3. Greenlanders' way of life heads for extinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2013 | Deutsche Welle

    Greenland and its colonial big brother Denmark are appealing to the European Union to lift the ban on commercial seal hunting. Greenlanders fear the end of a way of life.

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  4. Ontario, Quebec to sign cap-and-trade deal Monday to curb climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | The Globe and Mail

    An iceberg melts in Kulusuk, Greenland near the Arctic Circle in an Aug.16, 2005 file photo. The UN's panel on climate science says climate change is happening, and it's almost entirely man's fault THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/John McConnico An iceberg melts in Kulusuk, Greenland near the Arctic Circle in an Aug.16, 2005 file photo.

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  5. 20% off Arctic Circle photo cruise from Canada to Greenland in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Los Angeles Times

    One Ocean Expeditions is offering 20% off an August photography expedition to see polar bears, walruses and whales as well as Inuit settlements in Canada's Arctic and Greenland. "Arctic Cirle in Focus: Photo Symposium" sails Aug. 2 aboard an expedition ship called the Akademik Ioffe/One Ocean Navigator.

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  6. Greenavut? Greenland president proposes new Inuit homelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Nunatsiaq News

    The black line which marks the boundary between Canada and Greenland would be history under a united Greenavut. In a statement released April 1, Kim Kielsen, the prime minster of Greenland, officially invited Nunavut to join Greenland if the country becomes fully independent.

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  7. Incredible images from the European Space Agency's Earth-Observing Satellite ProjectRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Thanh Nein News

    ... was acquired in 'interferometric wide swath' mode and with a dual polarisation. Photo: ESA Jakobshavn Glacier, Greenland 35 billion tons of ice calve off and pass out of Greenland's Jakobshavn Glacier as icebergs every year. Photo: ESA Rub' al Khali ...

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  8. Brain drain as young Greenlanders leave for DenmarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Bangkok Post

    As hopes fade for a commodities boom in Greenland there is growing concern that an exodus of young people could cripple the economy of a territory already facing an uncertain outlook. As hopes for a commodities boom fade, fears mount that Greenland's best minds are leaving for better economies elsewhere "People come down here to study and then they become so rooted that it's difficult to go back again," said Angunguak Egede, a 28-year-old Greenlander working as an office clerk for the Copenhagen municipality.

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

    Thursday Mar 26 | 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.

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  10. 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.

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  11. 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.

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

    Mar 19, 2015 | 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.

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

    Mar 20, 2015 | 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.

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

    Mar 16, 2015 | 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.

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

    Mar 10, 2015 | 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.

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

    Mar 8, 2015 | 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.

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

    Mar 8, 2015 | 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 ...

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

    Mar 6, 2015 | 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.

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

    Mar 4, 2015 | 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 ...

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

    Mar 4, 2015 | 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.

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