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

    11 hrs ago | 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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  2. 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.

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  3. 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 ...

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

    Sunday Feb 22 | 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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  5. You owe it to yourself to check out Google's amazing Street View images of GreenlandRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | 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 .

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

    Friday Feb 13 | 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 ...

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

    Wednesday Feb 18 | 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 ...

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  8. 6.9 Earthquake Strikes Mid-Atlantic With Small Chance For TsunamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | 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

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

    Thursday Feb 12 | 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 ...

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  10. Luxury line Regent plans epic voyage to GreenlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | USA Today

    Looking for an upscale way to explore Greenland? Luxury line Regent Seven Seas has announced plans for an epic voyage to the icy destination to take place in 2016. The 47-night sailing on the 700-passenger Luxury line Regent plans epic voyage to Greenland Looking for an upscale way to explore Greenland? Luxury line Regent Seven Seas has announced plans for an epic voyage to the icy destination to take place in 2016.

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  11. COMMENTARY: My Little Corner of Canada, Feb. 6Read the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | Nunatsiaq News

    ... probably be a spike in consumption for a period of time but the level would come down over time. A good example is Greenland. Decades ago, they had a serious problem with alcohol abuse. They started removing restrictions in recent years and the ...

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  12. Washington State Mulls Ban On Killer Whale Capture For EntertainmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | 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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  13. Lolita The Captive Killer Whale To Get Endangered ProtectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | 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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  14. The World's Largest National Park Is "Not Your Typical National Park"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | National Parks Traveler

    The nation of Greenland only has one national park...but when a park has this many superlatives, one is probably enough. The world's largest national park covers more territory than all but 30 entire countries on the planet, and features dramatic scenery and abundant wildlife.

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  15. Scotland weather: Temperatures plunge lower than Greenland and more snow fallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | The Daily Record

    That spine-chilling temperature was recorded by the Met Office in the Highland village of Dalwhinnie - and Traffic Scotland reported minus 11C on the A702 in Biggar too. In contrast Kulusuk, Greenland, which straddles the Arctic Circle, was only due to drop as low as minus 8C overnight.

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  16. Greenland DH8B at Nuuk on Dec 29th 2014, runway excursionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | AVHerald

    Last Update: Thursday, Jan 29th 2015 17:58Z 16273 Articles available Events from Jun 19th 1999 to Jan 28th 2015 An Air Greenland de Havilland Dash 8-200, registration OY-GRK performing flight GL-421 from Nuuk to Paamiut with 5 passengers and 3 crew, had aborted the flight to Paamiut due to runway conditions at Paamiut and decided to return to Nuuk.

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

    Jan 22, 2015 | 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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  18. Photo: ICC Greenland hosts executive meeting in NuukRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | 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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  19. The case of Greenland's disappearing lakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | 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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  20. Amputee to complete first ice cap crossingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | 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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