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Archive for July, 2011 :

Explorers Begin Attempt to Row to North Pole
July 31st, 2011

Jock Wishart and five other explorers have set off in an attempt to row to the North Pole.

Painting of Lost Arctic Vessel HMS Terror Comes to Light after 175 Years
July 14th, 2011

A dramatic and previously unknown watercolour scene of Canada painted during the golden age of Arctic exploration by that era’s most legendary artist has come to light in Britain after 175 years.

A Profile Of The Arctic Circle’s Summer Ponds
July 14th, 2011

The Arctic may conjure images of a monotonous sheet of white ice as far as the eye can see. But in reality, that ice is anything but uniform.

Russia to Submit U.N. Arctic Claim Next Year
July 11th, 2011

Russia said Wednesday it would formally submit an application to the United Nations next year to redraw the map of the Arctic, giving itself a bigger share.

The Militarization of the Arctic
July 9th, 2011

The Arctic is being increasingly militarized by various forces intent on exploiting its resources.

Lieutenant Governor Focuses on Research, Arctic, Oil
July 5th, 2011

Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell is helping lead an effort aimed at conducting “game-changing” research capable of putting Alaska on more solid economic footing.

Russia Makes Another Move to Safeguard Its Arctic Claims
July 1st, 2011

As if in a game of chess, Russia made another move to strengthen and safeguard its Arctic claims. Let’s wait how this “game” unfurls further when Canada, the U.S., and other claimants respond with their own actions.

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