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19 hrs ago | Nunatsiaq News

TAISSUMANI: Taissumani, Aug. 22

The Thule Act was a unique piece of legislation passed by a group of Inughuit hunters in the Thule District of northern Greenland, without recourse to, or permission from, any national government.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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World's Largest Ice Sheets Melting At Fastest Rate Ever Recorded

Greenland and Antarctica are home to the two largest ice sheets in the world, and a new report released Wednesday says that they are contributing to sea level rise twice as much as they were just five years ago.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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SeaWorld Drops Appeal Of OSHA Citation Issued After Trainer's Death

SeaWorld Entertainment has dropped an appeal of citations it received after the drowning of a trainer who was pulled under by a killer whale.

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EurekAlert!

Record decline of ice sheets

"The new elevation maps are snapshots of the current state of the ice sheets. The elevations are very accurate, to just a few metres in height, and cover close to 16 million km2 of the area of the ice sheets.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Nunatsiaq News

Air Greenland shortens this summer's Iqaluit-Nuuk flight season

But the service, which was originally intended to run until Sept. 15, will instead wrap up later this week, said Air Greenland spokesperson Christian Keldsen.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Truthdig

Human Factor Speeds Up Glacial Melting

The impact of human activity is melting the glaciers in the world's mountain regions, and is doing so at an accelerating rate.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Nunatsiaq News

TAISSUMANI: Taissumani, Aug. 15

The Inughuit live in northwestern Greenland north of Melville Bay. Their traditional territory is a strip of land hemmed in between the frigid waters of the Arctic and the inland ice that covers most of Greenland, a coastal strip 600 km long.

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SeaWorld, Under Fire, Pledges To Improve Killer Whale Conditions

SeaWorld says will build new, larger environments for killer whales at its theme parks, and will fund additional research on the animals along with programs to protect ocean health and whales in the wild.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

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Recent Glacial Melt Mostly Caused By Man-Made Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Study Finds

Man-made greenhouse gas emissions have become the dominant cause of melting in glaciers from the Alps to the Andes that is raising world sea levels, a study said on Thursday.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Daily Mail

Crown Prince Frederick and his blushing Princess Mary marked the...

'I'll never understand how he could be loved so deeply and not find it in his heart to stay': Robin Williams' kids offer poignant tributes as it emerged he killed himself while his wife slept next door Robin Williams' daughter is forced off Twitter after sick internet trolls post fake photograph claiming to be her dead father 'She became extremely ... (more)

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

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Baby Whale Rescued From Shark Net In Australia

A baby humpback whale had to be rescued after it became entangled in a shark net near Southport, Australia on Monday.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

South China Morning Post

Omega-3 fatty acid heart benefits still unproven after decades of research

In the 1970s, a pair of Danish researchers ventured north of the Arctic Circle and into medical lore.

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Related Topix: Supplement, Fish Oil, Chemistry, Science, Medicine, Nutrition, World News, Arctic Region

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Art Daily

Smithsonian Books releases Maine to Greenland; Book exploring the maritime far northeast region

Maine to Greenland: Exploring the Maritime Far Northeast is a testament to one of the world's great geographic regions: the Maritime Far Northeast.

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Related Topix: World News, Arctic Region, Photography, Arts, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science

Wed Aug 06, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Heart of the matter: Omega 3 fish oil not proven to help

In the 1970s, a pair of Danish researchers ventured north of the Arctic Circle and into medical lore.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

The fishy origins of the fish oil craze

In the 1970s, a pair of Danish researchers ventured north of the Arctic Circle and into medical lore.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Chemistry, Science, Nutrition, World News, Arctic Region

Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Polar bear steals Nunavut hunter's beluga

Bear poaches beluga from Nunavut hunter : A Nunavut resident managed to harpoon a beluga whale in Hudson Bay, but never had a chance to eat his subsistence catch, reports the CBC .

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

Hellomagazine.com

Princess Mary and family holiday in Greenland

Crown Princess Mary and Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark headed to Greenland on 1 August for a welcome family holiday.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

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Authorities Investigating Humpback Whale Death After Alaskan Ferry Collision

A team of scientists is investigating the death of a humpback whale that was struck by the state ferry Kennicott near Kodiak.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Counterpunch

Glacial Melt and Its Politics

Jeffrey St. Clair on Hillary Clinton's miraculous rags-to-riches method of financial success; LA CONFIDENTIAL: Lee Ballinger on race, violence and inequality in Los Angeles; PAPER DRAGON: Peter Lee on China's military; THE BATTLE OVER PAT TILLMAN: David Hoelscher provides a 10 year retrospective on the changing legacy of Pat Tillman; MY BROTHER AND ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US News, US Politics, Al Gore, World News, Arctic Region, History Movies, Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Global Warming

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Dissident Voice

The Maddening World of Glacial Melt & Its Politics

America's single most pressing issue for the foreseeable future is a changing climate, more important than immigration, health care, or the ever-present wars because those can be fixed.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Al Gore, Agriculture, Science, Arctic Region, World News, History Movies, Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Global Warming, Liberal Political News

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