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  1. Photo: Louis St-Laurent to complete offshore mapping for UNCLOSRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nunatsiaq News

    The Canadian Coast Guard Ship Louis St-Laurent, seen here on an earlier voyage, set out from Dartmouth, N.S July 22 on the last leg of an offshore Arctic seabed research project that will generate data to complete Canada's submission under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea for the extension of seabed rights on the continental shelf. The CCGS Louis St-Laurent will sail to Tromso, Norway and is expected to rendezvous with the Swedish icebreaker Oden off Svalbard on Aug. 9. From there the two vessels will do seabed mapping work in the farthest reaches of the Arctic Ocean, around Amundsen Basin, Lomonosov Ridge, Makarov Basin and Alpha Ridge.

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  2. Housing association employee runs Midnight Sun Marathon for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | 24dash

    AN employee of Essex housing association, CHP, recently ran the Midnight Sun Marathon in Tromso, Norway, and raised nearly 3,000 for charity. Alice Newton, CHP Resident Services Officer, took part in the annual marathon with her father, Paul Newton, and raised 2,800 for the charities The British Kidney Patient Association and Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity .

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  3. COMMENTARY: Making the connection: Why the Arctic needs broadband accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Nunatsiaq News

    Tara Sweeney, chair of the circumpolar Arctic Economic Council, at the official opening of the AEC secretariat in Tromso, Norway in 2015. The AEC was created at a meeting in Iqaluit in September 2014 that was organized under Canada's chairmanship of the Arctic Council.

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  4. Lost in the arctic fogRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | TrekEarth

    Signs for my Hurtigruten trip were not exactly promising. My flight to Hammerfest was diverted to Alta due to low visibility.

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  5. 'Good progress' on agreement on high seas fishing in Arctic OceanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | CBC News

    ... nd monitoring that will take into account Indigenous and local knowledge. A scientific workshop scheduled for Tromso, Norway, from September 26 to 28 is intended to shed some light on the question.

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  6. Young sailor calls into Lerwick as Northabout heads for Arctic CircleRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 3 | Shetland Today

    ... being the youngest person to complete the trip "by about 20 years". From Lerwick the crew will call in at Tromso, Norway, before concluding the first leg of the trip in Murmansk, Russia. During the second leg they will travel through the North East ...

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  7. Heading north for bragging rights includes Alaskan courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    The North Star Golf Course in Fairbanks, Ala., is considered the world's coldest golf course as part of the Awesome Eight Golf Challenge. John Asay/Special to View The North Star Golf Course in Fairbanks, Ala., is considered the world's coldest golf course as part of the Awesome Eight Golf Challenge.

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  8. #YouthMonth: Precocious creations with Dane DoddsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Bizcommunity

    ... Can you tell us a bit more about your exhibition: 1994? The exhibition 1994 took place this time last year in Tromso, Norway. The show was really well received and almost sold out. 1994 is, however, developing with me - so I hope to be exhibiting in ...

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  9. DIARY: Over the EdgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Artforum Intl.

    MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED artists, designers, academics, and scientists migrated north to Spitsbergen Island the second weekend of June for "Thinking at the Edge of the World," a three-day cross-disciplinary conference organized by the Office for Contemporary Art Norway and the Northern Norway Art Museum that considered changes in the Arctic as a flashpoint for things to come farther south. Touching down at the northern outpost of civilization, the view out of the plane engulfed by the Norwegian territory's austere black mountains veined with snow and topped by a misty halo, we were greeted at Longyearbyen airport by a stuffed polar bear at the center of the baggage carousel.

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  10. NightscapesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | BBC News

    ... The first prize in Beauty of the Night Sky category went to Stephanie Ye from China, for an image made in Tromso, Norway, titled The Tail of Aurora. Sacrament of Unification with Nature, was the third winner in the Beauty category by Boris Dmitriev ...

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  11. Honeymoon Traveler bloggers capture their holiday using a droneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Daily Mail

    ... air balloons at Cappadocia in Turkey, to dancing with locals in Ethiopia and enjoying the snowy mountains in Tromso, Norway. Pretty simple: We actually only used the drone a few times, most places you really can't fly it,' Mr Yamaguchi said, adding ...

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  12. 18 Norwegian dishes you've probably never heard ofRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | CNN

    A Western Norwegian Christmas treat, smalahove is a whole sheep's head. To prepare, burn off the wool and skin, remove the brain and salt the head.

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  13. 18 extraordinary Norwegian dishes you've probably never heard ofRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | CNN

    A Western Norwegian Christmas treat, smalahove is a whole sheep's head. To prepare, burn off the wool and skin, remove the brain and salt the head.

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  14. New Trade Union for Visual Artists is Officially Recognized in EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Artforum Intl.

    According to Liz Hill of the Arts Professional , Artists' Union England has been certified as the first trade union representing visual artists in England. A group of artists had established the union in May 2014, but earning the required certificate of independence took three years.

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  15. New Trade Union for Visual Artists is Officially Recognized in EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Artforum Intl.

    According to Liz Hill of the Arts Professional , Artists' Union England has been certified as the first trade union representing visual artists in England. A group of artists had established the union in May 2014, but earning the required certificate of independence took three years.

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  16. Menil Collection Receives Major Gift of 110 Drawings by 41 ArtistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Artforum Intl.

    The Menil Collection has announced that it has received one of the largest gifts in its history. Janie C. Lee and Louisa Stude Sarofim, trustees of the collection, promised the institution one hundred and ten drawings by forty-one modern and contemporary artists.

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  17. Norway Launches Art Foundation and Residency in World's Northernmost TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Artforum Intl.

    The Norwegian ministry of culture has announced that it will establish an art foundation and artist residency in Longyearbyen - one of the world's northernmost inhabited areas - which is located on an archipelago of four islands in the Artic Ocean called Svalbard, Anny Shaw of the Art Newspaper reports. The Art in Svalbard Foundation will be funded by the ministry of culture in partnership with Tromso's Northern Norway Art Museum, the Office of Contemporary Art Norway, and the Queen Sonja Print Award.

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  18. 10 secret places you need to go before everyone elseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | USA Today

    Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/28H83VQ Alto Adige, Italy: The Swiss, Austrian and French Alps get all the attention for their hiking and skiing opportunities. But the Dolomites in northeastern Italy afford the same natural beauty - minus the crowds and hefty price tags.

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  19. Sonar to listen for moving icebergs near Arctic oil platformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | New Scientist

    ... twice a day," says glaciologist Alun Hubbard at the Centre for Arctic Gas Hydrate, Environment and Climate in Tromso, Norway. Step in SensIs. Kongsberg's system will track drift ice from up to 1200 metres away using acoustic frequencies between 10 ...

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  20. SAS B736 at Oslo on Mar 25th 2015, flare requires 4 times the usual force on elevatorRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2016 | AVHerald

    Last Update: Friday, Jun 3rd 2016 16:10Z 18679 Articles available Events from Jun 19th 1999 to Jun 2nd 2016 A SAS Scandinavian Airlines Boeing 737-600, registration LN-RPA performing flight SK-4403 from Tromso to Oslo , had been treated with de-icing fluid prior to departure from Tromso and performed an uneventful departure and cruise at FL400 . The aircraft was on a stabilised ILS approach to Oslo's runway 01R, the captain disconnected autothrottle and autopilot at 700 feet AGL and continued manually in calm winds and near optimal trim so that only minor adjustments were needed to maintain the glidepath.

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