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  1. Santa LivesRead the original story

    44 min ago | QTMagazine

    Images in order: City Hall Square, Copenhagen by Christian Alsing, Courtesy Nuuk Tourism, Courtesy Greenland Tourism As our editor-at-large Justin Ocean has previously reported , Scandinavia is a unique and interesting destination for LGBT travelers during the holiday season. A last-minute flight to Copenhagen promises days of fun, cheer, and open arms to the gay community -- the city even hosts an internationally renowned "same sex dance party" .

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  2. Map shows Greenland's ice sheet is THICKER in the centre than 9,000 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Mail

    Map shows Greenland's ice sheet is THICKER in the centre than 9,000 years ago but melting at the edges will raise sea levels Stiff upper layer of ice that formed atop of the Greenland Ice Sheet during the Holocene era may be causing ice flow within to slow down This could be due to falling snowfall rates or the collapse of an 'ice bridge' that used to connect Greenland's ice to that on nearby Ellesmere Island The rapid melting of Greenland's ice sheet is used by many as proof the Earth is going through a period of global warming. But the reasons why the centre of the massive body of ice has grown thicker over time has left climate scientists baffled.

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  3. Project Launched to Save Greenland's Buried TreasuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | 24-7 Press Release

    Mankind has long been aware of the changes in our environment and the most extensive climate change in our time is the melting ice in Greenland. This change is now threatening to destroy the archaeological finds we have yet to uncover.

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  4. Long-time Inuit circumpolar leader joins Inuvialuit Regional Corp.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Nunatsiaq News

    Duane Smith, second to the right in the back row, stands with other Inuit Circumpolar Council executives at his final meeting with the organization in Ottawa. Duane Smith, the ICC vice president and ICC-Canada president, resigned from his ICC positions after 17 years with the international organization which represents Inuit in Canada, Alaska, Russia and Greenland.

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  5. New book takes an in depth-look at Greenlandic namesRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | Nunatsiaq News

    Curious about Greenlandic names, their meaning and history? You'll want to read Kalaallit Aqqi, a new publication from Oqaasileriffik, Greenland's language secretariat, by Nuka Moller. "I learned among many things that names were one of the oldest language forms still in existence," says Nuka Moller, who chairs the Inuit Aqqinik Akuersisartut - the Personal Names Committee of the Oqaasileriffi, Greenland's language secretariat, and compiled the new book on Greenlandic names.

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  6. Stunning Video Shows Pro Paraglider Soaring Beneath The Northern LightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Switched

    ... : Calgary Ontario , Yukon Territory , Manitoba Plan Your Trip : Fodor's Canada Travel Guide Northern Lights are in Greenland all year but they can't be seen during summer's Midnight sun Why Go : Greenland still remains a final frontier for the ...

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  7. My word: Diplomatic offensivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Jerusalem Post

    ... singled out for special treatment? In different circumstances, I could have been a national heroine in Greenland. My family and I occasionally amuse ourselves listing various countries and peoples seeking independence or involved in a territorial ...

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  8. Project Launched to Save Greenland's Buried TreasuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | 24-7 Press Release

    Mankind has long been aware of the changes in our environment and the most extensive climate change in our time is the melting ice in Greenland. This change is now threatening to destroy the archaeological finds we have yet to uncover.

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  9. Nuuk needs more snow for Arctic Winter GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | CBC News

    City of Nuuk communications officer Lars Damkjaer was in Iqaluit this week meeting with officials before the Arctic Winter Games begin in March. City officials in Nuuk say plans are in place in case not enough snow falls before the Greenland capital hosts the 2016 Arctic Winter Games in March.

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  10. New book gives origins, history of Greenlandic Inuit namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | CBC News

    Nuka MA ller, author of Kalaallit aqqi, says he researched Greenlandic names dating back hundreds of years. He says a lot of traditional names stopped being used when Christianity came to Greenland and people were encouraged to give their children biblical names.

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  11. Greenland stamps show seasons, regional costumes, and childRead the original story

    Friday Jan 22 | Linn's Stamp News

    ... for 2016. Sepac's themes for previous years include scenery, animals, flowers, and culture. On the new stamps from Greenland, the seasons of winter and summer are represented by photographs taken by Mads Pihl. The 13-krone stamp reproducing Pihl's ...

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  12. Spotlight on green news & views: crime in Flint; slime in Malheur; storm in the EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Daily Kos

    ... And the one below that almost seems to be forming a cozy cradle. And another, a sheltered cavern." Another sign of Greenland ice melting-icebergs are showing up 4 months early off Newfoundland written by Pakalolo : "Something very weird is going on ...

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  13. Another sign of Greenland ice melting - icebergs are showing up 4 months early off NewfoundlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Daily Kos

    ... melt water pulse that exploded out of the Disko and Uummannaq Bay. Tropical moisture from Hurricane Alex shrouded Greenland and Baffin Island causing significant ice melt this past weekend. Now, Robert Scribbler is reporting that ice bergs that ...

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

    Friday Jan 22 | Daily Mail

    ... Researchers have already successfully tested the system, known as digital holographic microscopy (DHM), in Greenland (right) Nasa is hoping the device - which is about the size of a piece of carryon luggage - will be flown on a mission to Jupiter's ...

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  15. 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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  16. Greenland to Nunavut electricity exports? It just might be possibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Nunatsiaq News

    It may be possible for Greenland to export excess hydroelectric power to Iqaluit via an undersea transmission cable, a Greenlandic study has found. A study released in November 2015 says Greenland could generate enough hydro-electricity to supply its own needs and export excess power to Nunavut or Newfoundland through an undersea cable.

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

    Thursday Jan 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... the Smithsonian section to accommodate Alaska items long stored out of state. Contrast that with the plight of Greenland. Space is so tight at the country's national museum, Nunatta Katersugaasivia Allagaateqarfialu in Nuuk (Godthab), that an ...

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  19. 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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  20. 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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