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  1. AMD Global Telemedicine is on path to provide health-care to allRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Lowell Sun

    ... that despite its small size, AMD Global Telemedicine has wide reach. It has won contracts to provide service in Greenland, an autonomous island country within the kingdom of Denmark that's three times the size of Texas but has just 56,000 people. ...


  2. Greenland's Glaciers Develop Stretch Marks As They AccelerateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Slashdot

    ... stretchmarks in the glacial strata . While a natural part of glaciers as they travel to sea, the glaciers of Greenland have increased in speed by 30% in the past decade. Jakobshavn Isbrae is Greenland's fastest glacier, and is now moving four times ...


  3. Submarine melting of the 1985 Jakobshavn Isbrae floating tongue and...Read the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | CiteULike

    Photogrammetric reanalysis of 1985 aerial photos has revealed substantial submarine melting of the floating ice tongue of Jakobshavn IsbrA , west Greenland. The thickness of the floating tongue determined from hydrostatic equilibrium tapers from aS1 4940 m near the grounding zone to aS1 4600 m near the terminus.


  4. The Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History Hosts THE...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 |

    ... specimens and cultural artifacts, educational games, art and photography displays, craft workshops, films from the Greenland Eyes International Film Festival , and cultural and musical performances. There will also be presentations from museum ...


  5. Plumpton teen athlete safely home from gruelling charity trekRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | West Sussex Today

    ... the Parallel Youth Games, inspired by a six month debilitating hip injury he suffered last year. Jamie said: "The Greenland trip started off very challenging, with steep terrain, temperatures down to -20C at night and sleep deprivation due to night ...


  6. Robert PearyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | The Free Dictionary

    ... North Pole. In April 1886 he wrote a paper for the National Academy of Sciences proposing two methods for crossing Greenland's ice cap. One was to start from the west coast and trek about 400 miles (640 km) to the east coast. The second, more ...


  7. Greenland glaciers melt, revealing a new ICE-olated islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Mashable

    The Greenland ice sheet has been melting at an increasing rate over the past few decades, contributing to global sea level rise and possibly the slowing of the Gulf Stream current in the North Atlantic. Glaciers that end in the ocean have seen some of the fastest rates of retreat, since comparatively mild ocean waters are destabilizing the ice from below, speeding the ice's one-way trip into the sea.


  8. New study shows close genetic ties between all Inupiat, Inuit peoplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Nunatsiaq News

    A new study genetically supports strong Inuit links across the North, as shown in this photo from the Inuit Circumpolar Council assembly in Nuuk in 2010: "We stand together nowlet's take our hands and be given strength we are Inuit and we will always be there." The peopling of the eastern Arctic began in the North Slope of Alaska, in an eastward migration from Alaska to Greenland, suggests a new study published April 29 in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology.


  9. The Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History to Host the Arctic Spring Festival, 5/8-10Read the original story

    Friday May 1 |

    ... specimens and cultural artifacts, educational games, art and photography displays, craft workshops, films from the Greenland Eyes International Film Festival , and cultural and musical performances. There will also be presentations from museum ...


  10. The Shrinking Community Living on the Icy Edge of the EarthRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Wired

    Uummannaq, Greenland is tiny, remote, and cold. The town is located on an island almost 400 miles north of the Arctic Circle, and its 1,300 or so residents live in a world as barren as it is beautiful.


  11. Big Chill Adventures Announces New Photography & Hiking Tour of West GreenlandRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | PRWeb

    For additional information on travel to Iceland, Greenland, Alaska and the Canadian Rockies, visit or call 307-640-9001. Big Chill Adventures will take care of everything you need to interact with the Greenland environment up close and personal and get great photos from the time you step off the plane.


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

    Apr 16, 2015 | 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.


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

    Apr 8, 2015 | 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.


  14. 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.


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

    Apr 11, 2015 | 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.


  16. 20% off Arctic Circle photo cruise from Canada to Greenland in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | 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.


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

    Apr 1, 2015 | 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.


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

    Mar 31, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Mar 29, 2015 | 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.


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

    Mar 26, 2015 | 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.