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  1. The land that time forgot - Greenland gets it first full-size pitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | World Soccer

    After years of trying by the locals , Greenland is to finally get a full-size artificial pitch. Greenland is the largest island in the world and football the most popular sport.

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  2. Photo: ICC Greenland hosts executive meeting in NuukRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Nunatsiaq News

    The Inuit Circumpolar Council-Greenland hosted an executive council meeting in Nuuk from Jan. 13 to Jan. 15 so members could discuss a number of items, including the Kitigaaruit declaration, unanimously passed at the July 2014 ICC assembly in Inuvik. That declaration reaffirmed ICC's priorities on a number of issues, including environmental stewardship, Arctic shipping safety, sustainable economic development in the Arctic, food security and health and well-being.

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  3. The case of Greenland's disappearing lakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | CBS News

    In April 2014, researchers flew over a site in southwest Greenland to find that a sub-glacial lake had drained away. This photo shows the crater left behind, as well as a deep crack in the ice.

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  4. Amputee to complete first ice cap crossingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | South Wales Guardian

    IN MAY, an amputee from the recent conflict in Afghanistan and his team at "65 Degrees North" will attempt the world's first unsupported crossing of the Greenland ice cap. Peter Bowker was 15 years old when he applied to join the British Army and became the youngest non-commissioned officer at his unit.

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  5. Welsh adventurers brave bitterly cold Welsh weather in preparation for world record attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | IcNetwork

    The team are hoping to carry out the world's first unsupported crossing of the Greenland Ice cap by an amputee It might not have been the Greenland Ice Cap, but these adventurers had to brave winter chills at Aberavon beach in preparation for a world record mission. The Casualty and Holby City star dragged tires along the beach in Port Talbot, South Wales in bitterly cold weather on Tuesday.

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  6. Oceanic Boundary Conditions for Jakobshavn Glacier. Part I:...Read the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | CiteULike

    J. Phys. Oceanogr. , Vol. 45, No. 1. , pp. 3-32, doi:10.1175/jpo-d-14-0044.1 AbstractJakobshavn Glacier, west Greenland, has responded to temperature changes in Ilulissat Icefjord, into which it terminates.

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  7. The peopling of Greenland: further insights from the analysis of...Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | European Journal of Human Genetics

    Tel: +45 35 32 61 10; DIR: +45 35 32 60 22; Fax: +45 35 32 62 70; E-mail: Vania.Pereira@sund.ku.dk The peopling of Greenland has a complex history shaped by population migrations, isolation and genetic drift. The Greenlanders present a genetic heritage with components of European and Inuit groups; previous studies using uniparentally inherited markers in Greenlanders have reported evidence of a sex-biased, admixed genetic background.

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  8. The Ingenious Way Humpback Whales Hunt In Pitch-Black Waters At NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | 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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  9. Oil companies throwing in the towel in GreenlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Copenhagen Post

    Greenland's dream of becoming the next oil mecca is fading. Three major energy companies Statoil , GDF Suez and Dong Energy have given up plans to excavate oil in the ocean west of the world's largest island.

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  10. $50 oil kills Greenland's dream of bonanzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Star Tribune

    The Leiv Eiriksson off Greenland's coast was supposed to drive the country toward economic independence, but instead the country of 56,000 will have to continue to rely on aid from allies. - Greenland, an island that may be sitting on trillions of dollars of oil, has had to acknowledge its dream of tapping into that wealth appears far-fetched.

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  11. $50 oil kills Greenland's dream of bonanzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Greenland, an island that may be sitting on trillions of dollars of oil, has had to acknowledge that its dream of tapping into that wealth looks increasingly far-fetched. Back when oil was headed for $150 a barrel, Greenlanders girded for a production boom after inviting in some of the world's biggest explorers, including Chevron and Exxon Mobil.

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  12. $50 Oil Kills Bonanza Dream Making Greenlanders MillionairesRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | The Washington Post

    Back when oil was headed for $150 a barrel, Greenlanders girded for a production boom after inviting in some of the world's biggest explorers, including Chevron Corp. and Exxon Mobil Corp. Now, with Brent crude dipping below $50 last week, Deputy Prime Minister Andreas Uldum says Greenland's hope of growing rich quickly on fossil fuels was "naive." "I myself believed back when I was first elected" to parliament in 2009 "that billions from oil and minerals would start flowing to us the next year or the year after that," he said in an interview in Copenhagen.

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  13. $50 Oil Kills Bonanza Dream That Made Greenlanders MillionairesRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 11 | Bloomberg

    Oil barrels are seen in Kulusuk, Greenland. The U.S. Geological Survey estimates there could be as much as 50 billion barrels of oil and gas beneath Greenland's waters, about double the amount left in the North Sea.

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  14. An iceberg melts in Kulusuk, Greenland in this 2005 file photo.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | CTV

    Greenland's new centre-right government says plans to tap the ice-capped Arctic country's mineral resources can go ahead, but with a more realistic approach. Mineral resources minister Andreas Uldum said Friday that Greenland "may have been a little too fast on the trigger" in its dream that the semi-autonomous Danish territory could prosper from a mining bonanza.

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  15. Lucas DeBari goes greenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Madison Publishing

    Lucas DeBari travelled with The North Face athletes and Sherpas Cinema to film From Mica to Greenland. Photo by The North Face, submitted He later learned that the peak was called Rytterknaegten, and immediately knew that one day he would attempt to ride his snowboard down it.

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  16. Air Canada B763 over Atlantic on Dec 29th 2014, odour in cockpitRead the original story

    Friday Jan 2 | AVHerald

    ... to London Heathrow,EN (UK) with 213 people on board, was enroute at FL310 about 380nm northnorthwest of Nuuk (Greenland) when the crew received a "NO LAND 3" indication followed by the loss of the first officer's flight director and an acrid odour ...

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  17. Experts from Swansea University aid heroes' ice cap crossing attempt for veterans' charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | IcNetwork

    Swansea University sports science specialists are helping a team which, in May 2015, will be attempting the world's first unsupported crossing by an amputee of the 600 km Greenland ice cap, in aid of the Help for Heroes charity. The team is called 65 Degrees North and includes Peter Bowker, an amputee from the recent conflict in Afghanistan, along with four colleagues, including former Special Forces soldiers.

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  18. Will Greenland Begin Accumulating Ice in 2015 and Beyond?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | NorCalBlogs

    Based on NOAA's 2014 Arctic Report Card , the past 2 decades of ice loss in Greenland has slowed dramatically in 2013-2014. In contrast to Velicogna's previously published average mass loss of 280 +/-58 gigatons/year using GRACE satellite data, or the maximum loss of 570 gigatons in 2012-2013 , there was only an insignificant loss of 6 gigatons from June 2013 to June 2014, or mere 1% of the previous year's loss.

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  19. Wales colder than Alaska as mercury plunges to -6 CRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | IcNetwork

    ... considerably colder than the capital of Iceland, Reykjavik, and on a par with Halifax in Nova Scotia and Nuuk in Greenland. Overnight on Sunday into Monday, temperatures in Pembrey, near Llanelli, dropped to -6A C, with -5A C reported in Trawscoed, ...

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  20. My Trip: Iceland and GreenlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Erie Times News

    ... glacier white, or covered with lime green moss. We enjoyed soaking in the healing waters of the Blue Lagoon. "In Greenland, we stayed in Angmagssalik, where we hiked in the rocky mountains, met the local Inuit people and learned about their history, ...

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