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Russian Firm Plugs Waste Discharge After Unprecedented Oil Leak In Arctic

Russian mining giant Norilsk Nickel said on Sunday it had stopped the discharge of wastewater from one of its Arctic facilities, one month after an unprecedented fuel leak nearby sparked a state of …

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Russia oil spill into Arctic river spurs Putin to declare state of emergency after 20,000 tons leak

A state of emergency has been declared by Russian President Vladimir Putin after tens of thousands of diesel fuel leaked into a river within the Arctic Circle …

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Arctic Permafrost Thawing Will Double Previous Carbon Emissions Estimates

A new study shows that the abrupt thawing of the Arctic permafrost will double previous estimates of potential carbon emissions — carbon that was once frozen in the permafrost ice. In fact, it is already changing the landscape and ecology of the circumpolar north

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Tesla Model X “The Perfect Car For A Family Road Trip,” Arctic Swan Car Reviewer Says

Last year, Luxembourg-based Bianca Hurduc decided to start a car blog, Arctic Swan, to provide auto news and reviews. But the site needed a twist. She wanted to feature “inspiring lady drivers with wanderlust … written by a woman for women.”

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BMW Trio Of Electric Cars Test Inside The Arctic Circle, 600km Range Claimed For Two

bmw electric car testingBMW has released photos of tks iX3, i4 and iNext winter testing inside the Arctic Circle. The i4 and iNext are said to each have 600 kilometers of range.

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Arctic Sea Ice Ties For Seventh-Lowest Maximum

Arctic National Wildlife RefugeThe Arctic sea ice appeared to have reached its likely maximum extent for the year on March 13, according to the National Snow & Ice Data Center, and in doing so tied for the seventh-lowest in the 40-year satellite record

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Extreme Weather Is Turning the Arctic Brown, Signaling Ecosystem’s Inability to Adapt to Climate Change – Smithsonian


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Extreme Weather Is Turning the Arctic Brown, Signaling Ecosystem's Inability to Adapt to Climate Change
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The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the global average, triggering extreme weather events that threaten to transform the icy tundra into a desolate landscape of dead vegetation. But the consequences of this phenomenon, known as “Arctic browning
The Arctic is turning brown due to extreme weather and meltingEarth.com
Extreme weather turning Arctic brown, may impact climate change: StudyKashmir Reader
Extreme weather 'turning the Arctic brown' by killing off plant lifeThe London Economic

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Dynasties on BBC: Why are there penguins in Antarctica and not the Arctic? – Express.co.uk


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Dynasties on BBC: Why are there penguins in Antarctica and not the Arctic?
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Episode two of David Attenborough's Dynasties continues on BBC One tonight at 8pm. Last week followed a group of Chimpanzees in West Africa, focusing on its alpha David and his leadership struggle. Tonight's episode will take viewers to Antarctica to …
BBC crew filming Sir David Attenborough series Dynasties praised for saving penguins in AntarcticaPerthNow
BBC film crew praised for saving penguins – Sydney Morning HeraldThe Sydney Morning Herald
TV viewers praise BBC camera crew for rescuing trapped penguinsIndependent.ie
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Arctic Methane Leaks Go Undetected Because Equipment Can’t Handle the Cold

Equipment failures in the icy cold raise questions about how accurate emissions estimates from oil and gas wells are in a place where climate change stakes are high. The most widely-used technology for detecting methane leaks from oil and gas operations …

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Russia Will Use Floating Nuclear Plant To Power Arctic Oil Exploration. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

floating nuclear power plantRussia intends to bring two nuclear power plants floating on a barge to the Arctic to power oil exploration efforts. What could possibly go wrong?

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