Polar region on the Earth's northern hemisphere
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.
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 4 days ago
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 1 week ago
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..
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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: 01:07 Published 2 weeks ago
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..
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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: 00:47 Published on May 7, 2019
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: 01:46 Published on May 7, 2019
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: 00:37 Published on May 7, 2019
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.
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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 1 week ago ‘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
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