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How the gas industry can help fight climate change in Siberia.

Scientists monitor landscapes like Omulyakhskaya and Khromskaya Bays in northern Siberia closely. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/ CC BY-SAPermafrost is the layer of permanently frozen earth – over a 1,000 metres thick in some places – that lies just beneath the land surface in Arctic regions. It formed over the past ...

- The Conversation - UK

Russia focused on Arctic oil developments.

The head of Russian oil company Rosneft said there were promising oil opportunities in the Arctic region, about a week after declaring a regional discovery.

- UPI - US

How the gas industry can help fight climate change in Siberia.

Omulyakhskaya and Khromskaya Bays, Northern Siberia scientists monitor these landscapes closely because the lakes release carbon and methane NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/ CC BY-SAPermafrost is the layer of permanently frozen earth – over a 1,000 metres thick in some places – that lies just beneath the land surface ...

- The Conversation - UK

There is plenty of food north of the Arctic Circle — caribou, walrus, seal, beluga, fish and polar bear.

Before the 1950s, all Inuit used to live on the land. Then the government said that everyone was going to live in permanent settlements. So everyone moved to Igloolik and other places like it

- National Post - CA

There is plenty of food north of the Arctic Circle — caribou, walrus, seal, beluga, fish and polar bear.

Before the 1950s, all Inuit used to live on the land. Then the government said that everyone was going to live in permanent settlements. So everyone — the whole Inuit — moved to Igloolik and other places like it

- National Post - CA

In "time for sushi", Daniel Lewandowski's flexible freak becomes an army.

L.A.-based filmmaker David Lewandowski is back with a new video titled, "time for sushi." I'm not going to pretend I get it but if it touches you as much as it did me, head over to goingtothe.store. That's where you'll find memorabilia inspired by his YouTube channel, including a $90,000 chessboard made with carved ...

- Boing Boing - US

Norway offers more blocks for Arctic oil exploration.

Norway announced on Wednesday that it will be offering a record number of 102 blocks for oil and gas exploration on the Norwegian continental shelf, despite environmentalists' concerns over drilling in the Arctic. Out of the 102 blocks, 9 are in the Norwegian Sea, and 93 in the Barents Sea. Norway aims to award the new ...

- EU Observer - EU

The ocean predicts future Arctic climate.

A new study in the journal Nature Communications by researchers from Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen and Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, Norway, and University of Oxford, UK, demonstrates that there is a clear potential for practical and useful predictions of northwestern European and Arctic climate ...

- ENN - US

NSF offers opportunity for media to deploy to Greenland.

The National Science Foundation is accepting proposals from media professionals to visit Greenland and report on scientific research in the Arctic supported by NSF's Office of Polar Programs. Competitive proposals must include the following: • A documented ability to reach the widest possible U.S. audience across a ...

- National Science Foundation - US

Norway opens up record 93 blocks for Arctic oil exploration.

Green groups condemn plans to exploit Barents Sea area thought to hold 18bn barrels

- Financial Times - US

Alaskans try farming musk ox for luxury fiber.

Musk ox wool is incredibly warm – and very pricey. Efforts to domesticate the Arctic beasts have proven a challenge, but researchers are having some success.

- UPI - US

Norway To Auction Record Number Of Arctic Oil Exploration Blocks

Norway's Ministry of Petroleum and Energy said on Wednesday that it was offering a total of 102 blocks up for exploration in the 24th licensing round on the Norwegian Continental Shelf—a record number of blocks in the area—despite environmentalists' concern over drilling in the Arctic. Out of the 102 blocks, 9 blocks ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Norway offers oil firms record number of Arctic blocks

Norway offers oil firms record number of Arctic blocks...

- MENAFN - JO

Norway offers record number of blocks for Arctic oil exploration

OSLO - Norway offered a record number of blocks for oil and gas exploration in the Arctic Barents Sea on Wednesday, brushing off concerns about the risks of drilling in the remote, icy environment.

- Reuters - US

Poet Opens Up a Whole New World for Kids of All Ages

WHOOOO goes there? Matching the cold north's lazy pace of living, the book is a poem for children told in a slow temporal pace. The Arctic story and its wildlife are exuberantly, yet lazily, phrased for young readers. Brilliantly illustrated in hues of blue and grey, peopled with an Inuit child and his friends, seals and ...

- WebWire - US

Norway Offers Record Number Of Blocks For Arctic Oil Exploration

Norway offers a record number of blocks for oil and gas exploration in the Arctic Barents Sea.

- Rigzone.com - US

Four Presumed Dead After Greenland Tsunami

Authorities in Greenland say four people who were reported missing after a tsunami flooded a village on the Arctic island's west coast are presumed dead. Police spokesman Lars Kirkegaard said Tuesday they are three adults and one child from the settlement of Nuugaatsiaq. Local broadcaster KNR said those missing are three ...

- Voice of America - US

Rosneft cites oil discovery in eastern Arctic

Rosneft PJSC is citing a new oil field in the eastern Arctic after three core samples in an exploratory well in the Laptev Sea “showed high oil saturation.”

- OGJ - US

Rosneft Strikes First Oil In Eastern Arctic

Russia's Rosneft announced its first crude oil finds in the Eastern Arctic, in the Laptev Sea. The company did not detail any reserve estimates for the well—its first offshore well in the eastern Arctic—but noted that its 28 licenses in the Russian Arctic shelf have combined reserves estimated at 34 billion tons of oil ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Russia claims new oil field discovered in the Arctic

Preliminary data indicate a new oil field has been discovered in an area said to hold at least a dozen promising reservoirs, Russian oil company Rosneft said.

- UPI - US

Reuters: Russia's Rosneft finds first oilfield offshore eastern Arctic

Russia's largest oil producer Rosneft said on Sunday it had found its first oilfield in the Laptev Sea in the eastern Arctic, making a breakthrough in the search for hydrocarbons in the harsh and far-flung region despite Western sanctions. Rosneft and its partners plan to invest 480 billion roubles in developing The post ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

How Russia Could Win a War in the Arctic

Robert Farley Security, 5 weapons, to be exact.  Over the past decade, nations bordering on the Arctic have found themselves with a big new security problem. The melting of the arctic ice has opened up shipping lanes and opportunities for the exploitation for undersea resources, but has also exposed vulnerabilities for ...

- The National Interest - US

Climate Change Prevents Study of Arctic Climate Change

The warming Arctic forced a climate change research ship to cancel expedition.

- Space.com - US

Climate Change: Solving the Mystery of the Arctic's Clouds

Climate change has been causing dramatic, accelerated changes in the Arctic. Now, a team of researchers has deployed two planes and a ship, along with advanced new technology, to take a closer look at one of its least understood causes: clouds.

- Spiegel Online - DE

Quantifying the effects of climate change

Last year was the hottest on record, Arctic sea ice is on the decline and sea levels continue to rise. In this context, satellites are providing us with an unbiased view of how our climate is changing and the effects it is having on our planet.

- ESA - FR

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