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Worthington Group plc Back Rare Earth Mining Exploration as World...

The Company is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Greenland Rare Earth Projects Limited , a London based mineral exploration company.

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Related Topix: World News, Arctic Region

Thu Aug 28, 2014

YourErie

Whiskey 7 Headed to Erie

A vintage WWII aircraft known as Whiskey 7 will fly to Erie and be on display at North Coast Flight School September 6th from 10am to 5pm.

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Related Topix: Geneseo, NY, Iceland, World News, Arctic Region, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, France,

EurekAlert!

New DNA study unravels the settlement history of the New World Arctic

We know people have lived in the New World Arctic for about 5,000 years. Archaeological evidence clearly shows that a variety of cultures survived the harsh climate in Alaska, Canada and Greenland for thousands of years.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, World News, Arctic Region, Genetics, Medicine

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Nature

Seven days: 22-28 August 2014

The week in science: Botched launch for Europe's GPS satellites; Iran's science minister dismissed; and marmosets judged best model for MERS virus.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Arctic Region, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Agriculture, Science

Tue Aug 26, 2014

USA Today

Science group says climate change worsening, dangerous

Human influence on the planet's climate system is clear and is having "widespread and consequential impacts on human and natural systems," on all continents and all oceans, says a draft science report.

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Related Topix: World News, Arctic Region, Global Warming, Weather

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Daily Star

Polar ice shrinking rapidly

The planet's two largest ice sheets -- in Greenland and Antarctica -- are now being depleted at an astonishing rate of 120 cubic miles each year.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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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Related Topix: World News, Arctic Region

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Switched

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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Related Topix: World News, Arctic Region, Science / Technology, Space

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Switched

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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Related Topix: World News, Arctic Region

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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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Greenland Travel, World News, Arctic Region

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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Related Topix: Meteorology, Science, World News, Arctic Region, US News, Liberal Political News

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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Related Topix: World News, Arctic Region

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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

Switched

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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Related Topix: Weather, Travel, World News, Austria, South America, Argentina, Argentina Travel, Arctic Region

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

Switched

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

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