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Polar region on the Earth's northern hemisphere

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Arctic: Polar region on the Earth's northern hemisphere
The Arctic is a polar region located at the northernmost part of Earth. The Arctic consists of the Arctic Ocean, adjacent seas, and parts of Alaska, Finland, Greenland (Denmark), Iceland, Northern Canada, Norway, Russia and Sweden. Land within the Arctic region has seasonally varying snow and ice cover, with predominantly treeless permafrost -containing tundra. Arctic seas contain seasonal sea ice in many places.

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Arctic Cruise Ships Seized by Russia 'Suddenly and Unexpectedly'

arctic cruise ships seized by russia 'suddenly and unexpectedly'
A Canadian cruise company is taking legal action after a Russian government agency seized two polar cruise ships it had been leasing without warning. For the last eight years, One Ocean Expeditions..
WorldNews - Published

Fossil proves hyenas once roamed Canada's Arctic Plains

fossil proves hyenas once roamed canada's arctic plains
A 50-year-old mystery has been solved by scientists who identified the teeth of ancient Arctic hyenas.
BBC News - Published

Videos for Arctic

Lost polar bear taken to Siberian zoo to be treated [Video]Lost polar bear taken to Siberian zoo to be treated

A famished polar bear picked up this week after it wandered lost into a northern Russian city hundreds of kilometers from its Arctic habitat was taken on Friday to a zoo in the Siberian city of..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

Thousands of Raptor fans jam streets to celebrate first NBA title outside the U.S. [Video]Thousands of Raptor fans jam streets to celebrate first NBA title outside the U.S.

ATTENTION EDITORS: RESENDING WITH FULL SCRIPT VIDEO SHOWS: RAPTORS VICTORY PARADE THOROUGH THE STREETS OF TORONTO SHOWS: TORONTO, CANADA. JUNE 17, 2019 (CBC-NO ACCESS CANADA) 1.ONE OF THE RAPTORS OPEN

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:38Published

Maersk explores Arctic shipping route with Russia - Reuters News [Video]Maersk explores Arctic shipping route with Russia - Reuters News

Shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Friday it is in talks with Russia's state-owned icebreaker operator to send more goods via the Arctic, which is becoming more accessible as climate change..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:07Published

Canada Cheers Raptors First Title [Video]Canada Cheers Raptors First Title

TORONTO/Rankin Inlet, NUNAVUT (Reuters) - Canadians erupted from coast to coast and all the way up to the Arctic on Thursday as the Toronto Raptors captured their first NBA championship in a country..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Russia Looks To Expand Arctic Fleet As Part Of Ambitious New Program [Video]Russia Looks To Expand Arctic Fleet As Part Of Ambitious New Program

According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, Russia launched a nuclear powered icebreaker as part of its ambitious program to renew and expand its fleet in order to improve its ability to tap the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

Russia, eyeing Arctic future, launches nuclear icebreaker [Video]Russia, eyeing Arctic future, launches nuclear icebreaker

In a battle to dominate the Arctic seas, Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:02Published

Watch: Musicians play ice instruments to raise climate change awareness [Video]Watch: Musicians play ice instruments to raise climate change awareness

The quartet performed in temperatures of -12℃, which might sound cold but last month, the average temperature in the Arctic was 8℃ higher than normal, according to Greenpeace.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:20Published

Arctic surfing: Snow, sand and the northern lights [Video]Arctic surfing: Snow, sand and the northern lights

Surfing in one of the coldest beaches in the world has changed a former fishing and farming hamlet.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:26Published

U.S. Says Melting Arctic Is Helpful For Trade [Video]U.S. Says Melting Arctic Is Helpful For Trade

Gizmodo reports this week the U.S. refused to sign a declaration acknowledging the threat of climate change to the Arctic, in a meeting of the Arctic Council in Rovaniemi, Finland. Radio Free Europe..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

Arctic Council: US goes cold on climate change agreement [Video]Arctic Council: US goes cold on climate change agreement

Diplomats from nations bordering the Arctic say the United States' refused to sign an agreement on challenges in the Polar region, because of discrepancies over climate change wording.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:46Published

Mike Pompeo Claims Rapidly Melting Arctic Sea Ice As A Good Thing [Video]Mike Pompeo Claims Rapidly Melting Arctic Sea Ice As A Good Thing

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday claimed that melting Arctic sea ice could actually be a good thing, as it will shorten sea voyages from Asia to the West by as much as three weeks. In a speech..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

 

Amazing photo shows dogs 'sledding on water' amid Greenland ice melt

This stunning photo – taken by scientists on the melting Greenland ice sheet last week – shows how unusually warm it's been in the Arctic.
USATODAY.com - Published

Sled dogs slog through meltwater on Greenland ice sheet

"Challenging conditions" for researchers collecting instruments used to measure sea ice brought on by "very warm conditions" in the Arctic
CBS News - Published

‘Naked and Afraid’ competitor blazes wilderness trail for transgender outdoors people

For Quince Mountain, Arctic dog musher from Wisconsin, survival skills run deeper than building fires
USATODAY.com - Published

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