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Arctic Adaptations: Inuit Architecture Showcased in Prestigious Venice Biennale – Indian Country Today Media Network

Oct
31

Arctic Adaptations: Inuit Architecture Showcased in Prestigious Venice Biennale
Indian Country Today Media Network
For the first time in the 14-year history of the International Venice Biennale of Architecture, the Nunavut flag flew at the entrance to the Canadian Pavilion, an Inukshuk floating at the entrance of “Arctic Adaptations: Nunavut at 15.” The exhibit …

Arctic Halloween Weather: Snow, Record Lows for Eastern US – NBCNews.com

Oct
31

Arctic Halloween Weather: Snow, Record Lows for Eastern US
NBCNews.com
An arctic blast gave millions of people a real reason to shiver early Friday, bringing a deep chill to Halloween festivities from the Midwest and the Mississippi Valley through to the East Coast. Strong, freezing winds took hold across the Great Lakes …

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Russia lays claim to billions of tons of Arctic oil and gas – Telegraph.co.uk

Oct
31

Russia lays claim to billions of tons of Arctic oil and gas
Telegraph.co.uk
Under the UN convention on the law of the sea, the five states with territory inside the Arctic Circle – Canada, Norway, Russia, the US, and Denmark, via its control of Greenland – have economic rights over a 200-mile zone around the north of their …
Russia in Military and Diplomatic Effort To Seize Part of the ArcticInternational Business Times UK
Russia Planning to Claim Arctic Territory With UN in 2015The Moscow Times
Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, Oct. 30GlobalPost

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How to win the battle, but lose Arctic – The Arctic Journal

Oct
31

How to win the battle, but lose Arctic
The Arctic Journal
Greenpeace celebrated the announcement as a victory, but the situation exposes significant holes in the organisation's 'Save the Arctic' campaign, just as it reveals Lego's shortcomings. The conflict builds on two fundamentally different views of the …

 

Arctic Blast Looms for Eastern US, Ending Week of Warm Weather – NBCNews.com

Oct
30

Arctic Blast Looms for Eastern US, Ending Week of Warm Weather
NBCNews.com
A frightful arctic blast thwacked the eastern half of the U.S. just in time for Halloween, bringing the first deep freeze of the season for many areas after an unseasonably warm week. Highs Saturday are expected to be 10 to 20 degrees below average …

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Arctic Fox Stock Collapses in West Fjords Reserve – IcelandReview

Oct
30

Arctic Fox Stock Collapses in West Fjords Reserve
IcelandReview
The Arctic fox stock in nature reserve Hornstrandir in the West Fjords nearly collapsed this past summer. A multitude of foxes were found dead and very few pairs managed to raise cubs, as stated in a report by the Icelandic Institute of Natural History …

 

CORRECTED-Low oil prices threaten Norway’s Arctic, UK’s mature fields – Reuters

Oct
30

CORRECTED-Low oil prices threaten Norway's Arctic, UK's mature fields
Reuters
(Corrects story published on Oct 28 to say that Chevron's Rosebank project has been delayed, not called off, paragraph 29). * Over 1 bln barrels could stay in the ground. * Arctic Norway, mature British fields most vulnerable. * British, Norwegian oil …
Low oil prices threaten Norway's Arctic, UK's mature fieldsYahoo Finance UK

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The Arctic Circle: Denizens of the North, make way for corporate development – Alaska Dispatch

Oct
30

The Arctic Circle: Denizens of the North, make way for corporate development
Alaska Dispatch
Yet he has still managed to become a big booster for turning Iceland into an important Arctic state. Grimsson is keen to curry interest in the now financially solvent North Atlantic island nation. He has few qualms about inviting Asian investment …

 

Iceland conference draws on hopes, concerns for changing Arctic – Alaska Dispatch

Oct
30

Iceland conference draws on hopes, concerns for changing Arctic
Alaska Dispatch
REYKJAVIK, Iceland — As winter closes its icy grip on the Arctic for another year, world leaders from around the globe are converging on this island nation in the North Atlantic to discuss what never was but might someday be in what appears to be a …
US Special Representative for the Arctic Papp's Travel to IcelandUS Department of State (press release)
Editor's Briefing | The ArcticthingiThe Arctic Journal
Murkowski attending Arctic conferenceFairbanks Daily News-Miner
Alaska Native News
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