Arctic Region Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Travel: Visiting Iceland, the land of Bjork and bizarre winter festivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Sunday Herald

    Even in the depths of winter there is never a dull moment in Reykjavik. As an outpost the city is very noticeably extreme both geographically and climatically.

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  2. Aliens could be found using HOLOGRAMS: Nasa says new type of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Daily Mail

    This is according to Nasa, who has created a microscope capable of capturing images of extra-terrestrial microbes smaller than a micron, or 1 millionth of a meter. The images are then fed into a computer which can create a realistic, holographic image of the alien beings back on Earth.

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  3. How Holograms Could Aid Alien Life HuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | LiveScience

    Examples of organisms and trajectories observed in sackhole brines of Malene Bay, Greenland, using digital holographic microscopy. Appearance of a nearly full-screen image containing objects suggestive of bacteria .

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  4. Rare Comfort on the Edge of the Arctic, Natural Habitat Adventures Expands Base Camp GreenlandRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | PR Log

    Jan. 19, 2016 - PRLog -- BOULDER, CO - Natural Habitat Adventures is well known for blazing new trails in its soft expedition offerings to some of the most compelling yet isolated places on Earth. In that spirit, the world's premier nature travel company has announced the expansion of facilities at its deluxe Base Camp Greenland for magnificent views, keeping an eye out for miniature wildflowers and Arctic fox.

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  5. Zayed Future Energy Prize Recognises Nine New WinnersRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Business Wire

    HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai , HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces , and HE Enrique Pena Nieto, President of Mexico , present the Zayed Future Energy Prize Lifetime Achievement award to Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, former Prime Minister of Norway, current Special Envoy with the United Nations, and the Deputy Chair of The Elders , during the opening ceremony of the World Future Energy Summit 2016, as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre .

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  6. Traveling in Iceland in WinterRead the original story

    Monday Jan 18 | Iceland Review

    Q: I'll be in Iceland February 26-March 9. What are the best places to visit during that time? My friends and I are going to rent a car to take a round trip. Would that be a good idea? A: Although there are no festivals planned at the time of year you're planning to come, this is still a great time to take the Ring Road around the country.

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  7. Shootings Drive Icelandic Composer Back HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Iceland Review

    Three shootings were all they could take. Composer Atli Orvarsson, who made the music to the award-winning Icelandic film Rams , and his American wife Anna recently left the United States and moved to the tranquil town of Akureyri in North Iceland.

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  8. Record Usage of Liquids in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Iceland Review

    Liquids were used in larger amounts by Icelanders last year than in previous years, one cold and alcoholic, the other hot and non-alcoholic. First, let's talk about beer.

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  9. Snapshot 638Read the original story

    Jan 4, 2016 | Iceland Review

    Liquids were used in larger amounts by Icelanders last year than in previous years, one cold and alcoholic, the other hot and non-alcoholic According to the Paraguayan police, an Icelander, whose whereabouts has been unknown for two years, is said to be a powerful drug smuggler with operations in Paraguay and Brazil. Minister for the Interior A'lA f Nordal, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2014, revealed yesterday that the cancer has returned.

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  10. Art Beat: Downtown Anchorage ice carving extravaganza starts FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    Cross your fingers for cool temperatures as the carvers start working on sculptures for this year's Crystal Gallery of Ice. One-thousand-pound blocks will be set up in Town Square for the artists to start working at 9 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15. The public is invited to watch their progress through 4 p.m. Sunday, by which point the sculptures are supposed to be completed.

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  11. Young Icelanders Don't Believe God Created UniverseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Iceland Review

    Almost 18 percent of Icelanders believe that God created the universe, according to a poll conducted by Maskina , RUV reports. Meanwhile, 62 percent believe the universe was created in the Big Bang.

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  12. Lots of Snow in AkureyriRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Iceland Review

    If you're wondering where to go skiing these days, Akureyri, North Iceland, is definitely the place. The area received 30 cm of snowfall overnight, bringing the total snow depth to 77 cm .

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  13. The Remote Frozen Islands Where Science Is KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Wired

    The Sousy Svalbard Radar is an antenna field in Adventdalen, just outside of Longyearben. Its 365 antennas monitor the troposphere and mesosphere.

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  14. Forty Years Since K pasker EarthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Iceland Review

    Today marks the 40th anniversary of a major earthquake that hit Kopasker, Northeast Iceland in 1976. Many houses were destroyed and others damaged.

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  15. Former soldier who was the first amputee to cross Greenland Ice Cap will take on Mount KilimanjaroRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | IcNetwork

    Peter Bowker, a former lance corporal in the Dragoon Guards, will set out in February with five Royal Marines and five female police officers A former Welsh soldier who became the first amputee to successfully cross the Greenland Ice Cap unsupported is taking on another monumental fitness challenge by climbing Mount Kilimanjaro - with fellow injured servicemen. Peter Bowker, a former lance corporal in the Dragoon Guards, was hit by an improvised explosive device while serving in Afghanistan in 2008.

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  16. VIDEO: Inside seed vault buried in ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | BBC News

    A special vault has been built in the Arctic to store thousands of seeds, as scientists fear the impact of climate change and prolonged conflicts could have devastating consequences on food crops around the world. The Global Seed Vault has been built inside a mountain, near the town of Longyearbyen on the remote Svalbard Islands.

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  17. Greenland's ice sheet melts faster in cloudy weather releasing meltwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Daily Mail

    Greenland's ice sheet melts a THIRD faster in cloudy weather - and this causes 56 BILLION tonnes of meltwater to be released This can lead to an additional 56 billion tonnes of water being lost from the glaciers a year, raising global sea levels But new analysis of the loss of snow from the sheet shows that cloudy skies are in fact accelerating the melting of the island's glaciers. Even though clouds bring moisture to recharge the ice sheet through fresh snow fall, this effect is obliterated by the higher temperatures that also accompany cloudy weather.

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  18. Books For The Road - Lost In The FjordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Writer's Wanderings

    In anticipation of the trip to Iceland we are planning, I was perusing one of the travel books on Iceland and found that the town of Akureyri has three authors from there. The most famous of which is Jon Sveinsson, author of the Nonni books.

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  19. Britaina s EU Membership Referendum: A 2016 Declaration Of Independence?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 10 | Breitbart.com

    Britain's Prime Minister, David Cameron, began self-assured - even more arrogant than usual - when he appeared on the BBC's Andrew Marr show this morning to announce that he was hopeful of a deal to keep Britain in the European Union by next month. go ahead and hold a referendum."

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  20. Are these the nicest cabins in the world?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 9 | BBC News

    Many people yearn for their own quiet space. Somewhere remote - a place to write a novel or compose an album of love songs.

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