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Siberia wildfires: Russia army planes and thousands of firefighters battle blazes

About 800,000 hectares of forest destroyed so far in region enveloped by smoke as Russia suffers through ‘abnormal heatwave’ Russia’s army has sent water-bombing planes…

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Arctic’s ‘Last Ice Area’ shows earlier-than-expected melt

Part of the Arctic is nicknamed the “Last Ice Area” it starting to melt. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/arctics-last-ice-area-shows-earlier-expected-melt-rcna1325 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Climate change: ‘Last refuge’ for polar bears is vulnerable to warming

A “last ice area” is crucial for the survival of polar bears but is suffering from climate change. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-57682081 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Study finds dinosaurs lived and reproduced in the Arctic

A new study has been published by researchers from Florida State University that challenges the notion that ancient dinosaurs were cold-blooded creatures that required tropical…

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Ground Temperatures Hit 118 Degrees in the Arctic Circle

Newly published satellite imagery shows the ground temperature in at least one location in Siberia topped 118 degrees Fahrenheit (48 degrees Celsius) going into the…

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The New Arctic Oil Bonanza Is a Nightmare

Russia’s national oil company has begun construction on a massive project in the Arctic that officials say will produce 25 million tons of oil each…

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Arctic summit sets the stage for first high-level Russian meeting of Biden era

A growing chorus of voices in the West is accusing Moscow of aggressively militarizing the region, which Russia denies. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/arctic-summit-sets-stage-first-high-level-russian-meeting-biden-n1267747 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Siberia Is on Fire—and It’s Only May

It looks like wildfires in Siberia are starting up again—and some fires that never went out after last summer are starting to poke their heads…

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Sea Level Rise Driven by a Crucial Ice Sheet Could Be 30% More Than Predicted

Look out world—the ice sheet is coming. New research says that the total collapse of a crucial ice sheet in Antarctica could mean that sea…

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Arctic Shipping Routes are melting early. It’s good for trade, but not the planet.

The Northern Sea Route along the Bering Route has typically been open for passage from July to November. The rest of the year, the Arctic…

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Three people dead after Arctic processing plant collapse

Three people are dead following the partial collapse of one of Russian mining giant Norilsk Nickel’s processing plants, the company said on Saturday. Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/news/539714-three-people-dead-after-arctic-processing-plant-collapse Droolin’ Dog…

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Methane Is Blowing More Holes in the Arctic

The Siberian tundra is still out here exploding. A new study from the Woodwell Climate Research Center has identified three new craters in the region’s…

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The Arctic Ocean Was Once Filled With Fresh Water, New Research Suggests

Stunning new evidence suggests the Arctic Ocean was covered by a thick layer of ice and filled with fresh water on at least two occasions…

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How the etymology of “Arctic” complicates the cryptic etymology of “bear”

No one knows what bears are “truly” called. And as such, no one knows what “Arctic” really means either. As the Slovak Studies program at…

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Judge allows contested Arctic oil lease sale to go ahead

A federal judge on Tuesday denied a bid to thwart the Interior Department’s plan to sell oil drilling leases in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge….

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Last-minute White House decision opens more Arctic land to oil leasing

Donald Trump’s administration announced on Monday that it has made final its plan to open up vast areas of once-protected Arctic Alaska territory to oil…

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Climate crisis: Arctic sea ice freezing at latest date on record

Slow formation of ice north of Siberia comes after record-breaking heatwave earlier this year Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/arctic-sea-ice-siberia-temperature-climate-change-b1723810.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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First drone mission launched to the North Pole analyses global warming

The data collected will be used to understand how warming temperatures are affecting the Arctic Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/drone-mission-north-pole-global-warming-climate-b1505607.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Alaska’s Coastal Permafrost Is More Vulnerable Than We Thought

Scientists have long assumed that a thick, solid mass of permafrost underpins all of Alaska like the sturdy foundation of a house, stretching from the…

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Russia’s Laptev Sea Should Have Started to Freeze by Now

Normally, the ‘birthplace of ice’ freezes by late October. For the first time in recorded history, it hasn’t. That could have knock-on effects across the…

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Greenland’s ice melting faster than at any time in past 12,000 years

Increased loss of ice could trigger sea level rise of up to 10cm by end of century Greenland’s ice is starting to melt faster than…

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Arctic wildfires pose new threat to planet, report finds

<p>‘Zombie fires’ in far north are having a harmful effect on global climate </p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change-wildfires-arctic-siberia-b691061.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with…

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