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Mike Pompeo Says Melting Sea Ice Opens 'New Passageways' For Trade
As global warming concerns grow, the U.S. secretary of state points to Arctic sea lanes as "an opportunity."
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Trump Order Opening Arctic Ocean To Drilling Is 'Unlawful And Invalid,' Judge Rules
The president "exceeded his authority," a federal judge in Alaska said.
Narwhals arent the stuff of mythand theyre facing a very real threat as their habitats warm Photo: Public Domain
Narwhals Are Real, And They Could Be In Real Trouble
By Jessica Leigh Hester, Atlas Obscura
As Arctic waters warm, shipping traffic is rapidly increasing in their favored habitats.
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NASA Puts A Laser Focus On The Melting Arctic Ocean
By Gloria Dickie, Arctic Deeply
Scientists with NASA’s Operation IceBridge are shooting green lasers into the Arctic Ocean’s melt ponds to better understand
3 Incredible Inventions That Are Cleaning Our Oceans
These projects are helping take out the trash.
This 'Elegy For The Arctic' Is A Soul-Stirring Love Song To Our Planet
By Lisa Capretto, OWN
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Drilling In The Arctic Refuge Threatens The World's Birds
President and CEO of the National Audubon Society
The coastal plain on Alaska’s North Slope is one of the most untouched ecosystems in America.
These Before And After Images Show The Startling Effects Of Climate Change
A NASA photo gallery shows Earth "in a state of flux."
Lawsuit Claims Trump's Arctic Drilling Order Violates Constitution
Alaska Native and environmental advocacy groups want to block the president's freeze on an Obama-era drilling ban.
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Arctic Ice Melt Could Cost The World Trillions Of Dollars By 2100
But President Trump still might abandon the Paris climate accord.
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The Arctic Ocean Is Becoming A ‘Dead End’ For Your Trash
Billions of pieces of plastic dumped by North Americans and Europeans are ending up in the Arctic.
Competition Gets Heated At Chilly North Pole Marathon
One runner admits, "a beach in Miami sounds good right now."
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Our Oceans Are A Human Casualty
Dana Ellis Hunnes PhD
PhD, Speaker, Dietitian, and Adjunct Professor at UCLA Fieldin...
Our agricultural runoff, oil rigs, plastic, fish-glut, and noises are killing the ocean.
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As Trump Dismantles Obama's Climate Legacy, Report Urges Action To Save The Arctic
Oil drilling and shipping could "inflict further stress on Arctic marine ecosystems already straining" from climate change, the report warns.
How Arctic Governance Could Become A Testing Ground For Sino-US Relations
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Nengye Liu, University of Adelaide and Michelle Lim, University of Adelaide The Arctic is becoming an important testing ground
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