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Editor’s picks – July 30 – The Arctic Journal

Jul
30

Editor's picks – July 30
The Arctic Journal
We reserve the right to reject press releases we deem irrelevant or inappropriate. All material submitted to The Arctic Journal, including pictures and videos, will be assumed to be available for publication by The Arctic Journal and its related entities.

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Arctic edge: Conquering mountains – KTVA CBS 11 News Alaska

Jul
30

Arctic edge: Conquering mountains
KTVA CBS 11 News Alaska
“This makes them better Arctic soldiers because it tests their mettle, their intestinal fortitude,” Adams said. “We put them in some very unique and challenging situations that stresses them, not only physically but mentally.” The training course hasn …

 

Arctic Cat sales improve, but earnings fall from 1Q – St. Cloud Times

Jul
30

Arctic Cat sales improve, but earnings fall from 1Q
St. Cloud Times
"Higher sales were not enough to overcome the unfavorable Canadian currency," Arctic Cat Chairman and CEO Chris Twomey said in the news release. The Canadian dollar has been consistently weaker than its U.S. counterpart over the past year and a half.

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BLANK & BRAUN: Russia’s dangerous Arctic adventurism – Washington Times

Jul
29

BLANK & BRAUN: Russia's dangerous Arctic adventurism
Washington Times
However, Russia's imperial delusions and energy dependence are also creating major problems elsewhere in the world, including in the Arctic — a vast, energy-rich region where the Kremlin has both great ambitions and is pursuing dangerous policies.

 

Inuit Leader Wants Diverse Industry, Peaceful Arctic – The Maritime Executive

Jul
29

Inuit Leader Wants Diverse Industry, Peaceful Arctic
The Maritime Executive
“I want to express my personal opinion clearly. The development of the Arctic must be determined by the peoples of the Arctic,” says Sara Olsvig, a Greenlandic politician and the leader of the Inuit Ataqatigiit political party. Olsvig is also Chair of …

Inuit village sues to block oil surveys in Canada’s Arctic – Yahoo News

Jul
29

Inuit village sues to block oil surveys in Canada's Arctic
Yahoo News
Montreal (AFP) – A small Inuit village in the Canadian Arctic on Monday sued to block offshore exploration for oil, involving noisy air-cannon surveys it says threaten marine wildlife. Oil prospecting ships are soon due to arrive on the Clyde River …
A sometime friendThe Arctic Journal
Nunavut groups launch legal challenge to oil, gas explorationToronto Star
Clyde River groups challenge Nunavut seismic testing in courtNunatsiaq News

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New Russia Sanctions: Latest EU Moves On Russian Oil Sector Would Hinder … – International Business Times

Jul
29

New Russia Sanctions: Latest EU Moves On Russian Oil Sector Would Hinder …
International Business Times
“It's well-known that the Arctic is prohibitively expensive to develop [for Russia] – they don't really have the technology or capital know-how,” he told International Business Times. “If you block the transfer of technology or the sale of services to …
Sanctions on Russia: Helping the Environment?The Maritime Executive
Coordinated Sanctions Aim at Russia's Ability to Tap Its Oil ReservesNew York Times
Russia's central bank supports sanctions targetsHouston Chronicle
Sydney Morning Herald
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Huge waves measured for first time in Arctic Ocean – UW Today

Jul
29

Huge waves measured for first time in Arctic Ocean
UW Today
As the climate warms and sea ice retreats, the North is changing. An ice-covered expanse now has a season of increasingly open water that is predicted to extend across the whole Arctic Ocean before the middle of this century. Storms thus have the …
Sixteen-foot swells reported in once frozen region of Arctic OceanWashington Post
Those Are Some Huge Arctic WavesNature World News

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Climate Change Tourism Comes to the Arctic: $20000 Luxury Cruise to Sail the … – The Weather Channel

Jul
29

Climate Change Tourism Comes to the Arctic: $20000 Luxury Cruise to Sail the …
The Weather Channel
Whether you call it an "unprecedented adventure" or "environmental disaster tourism" depends on your perspective, but there's little doubt it wouldn't be possible without global warming: taking cruise ship passengers into the Arctic for a voyage …
Luxury Cruise: A 'Once In A Lifetime' Trip To Experience Environment …International Business Times AU
Polluting cruise is 'last chance' to see polar iceBundaberg News Mail

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