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  1. Would a "soft Brexit plus" deal for Scotland satisfy Nicola Sturgeon?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Sunday Herald

    ... the implications of EU citizenship for Scots who voted Remain. Greenlanders, he noted, are EU citizens even though Greenland is not in the EU. Prof Gallagher said it was hard to see how Scotland, in the UK, could be an EU member state. But he ...

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  2. Epic Aircraft Launches Inaugural Odyssey World TourRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Aero-News Network

    ... the eighth stop on their 20-city itinerary. Having already visited Montreal and Goose Bay, Canada; Narsarsuaq, Greenland; Reykjavik, Iceland; Wick, Scotland; Hampshire, England; and Genoa, Italy, the tour's remaining stops include St. Petersburg, ...

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  3. Greenland lost 1 trillion tons of ice in just four yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    It's no news that Greenland is in serious trouble - but now, new research has helped quantify just how bad its problems are. A satellite study, published last week in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, suggests that the Greenland ice sheet lost 1 trillion tons of ice between the years 2011 and 2014 alone.

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  4. Greenland's glacier lost a trillion tonnes of ice between 2011 and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Daily Mail

    Data from the ESA's CryoSat satellite has allowed researchers to create the most detailed picture yet of Greenland's melting ice. In just the last few years, the region has lost roughly one trillion tonnes of ice, causing sea-levels to rise at an alarming rate.

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  5. Kerry says US awaits 'formal request' for Gulen extraditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Stars and Stripes

    Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a tour the Jakobshavn Glacier and the Ilulissat Icefjord, located near the Arctic Circle, Friday, June 17, 2016, in Ilulissat, Greenland. The U.S. is awaiting a formal plea to turn over a Pennsylvania-based cleric suspected by Turkey of inspiring a military coup attempt, said Secretary of State John Kerry, dismissing as "irresponsible" any accusation of U.S. involvement in the uprising.

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  6. Deep-blue ponds and streams highlight melting on Greenland Ice SheetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Greenland Ice Sheet is melting at a near-record pace, thanks to some unusually warm weather and early season surges. An image captured by NASA's Earth Observing-1 satellite shows the effects.

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  7. Epic Aircraft Launches Inaugural Odyssey World TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | PRWeb

    ... the eighth stop on their 20-city itinerary. Having already visited Montreal and Goose Bay, Canada; Narsarsuaq, Greenland; Reykjavik, Iceland; Wick, Scotland; Hampshire, England; and Genoa, Italy, the tour's remaining stops include St. Petersburg, ...

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  8. Could Greenland get back on the airline map?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Independent

    ... A solid hour is spent north of the Arctic Circle, crossing the solid ice-sheet that permanently shrouds most of Greenland. Then it makes a tour of northern Canada's greatest hits: jigsaw-puzzle-shaped Baffin Island, Hudson Bay and Churchill, ...

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  9. Indigenous Kimberley women leading the way at home and internationallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | ABC News

    ... women shone at the NAIDOC awards, Kalinda Palmer shivered under Arctic layers of clothing on her second visit to Greenland. Far from the heat and humidity of her Kimberley home of Derby, Ms Palmer is on a cultural exchange program focusing on ...

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  10. Secret World of Primeval Rivers Lies Beneath Greenland GlacierRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Yahoo!

    A secret network of rivers was recently discovered beneath the Jakobsvahn Isbrae glacier in Greenland. The primeval river network is mostly dry, but water may still flow through the riverbeds along the margins of the ice, The subglacial river network, which threads through much of Greenland's landmass and looks, from above, like the tiny nerve fibers radiating from a brain cell, may have influenced the fast-moving Jakobshavn Isbrae glacier over the past few million years.

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  11. 2016 Maniitsoq Field Program UnderwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Market Wire

    North American Nickel Inc. is pleased to provide an update on the planned 2016 exploration project at its 100% owned Maniitsoq nickel-copper-cobalt-PGM project in Southwest Greenland. The Company's key objective this year is to carry out follow-up drilling at multiple mineralized targets in order to determine if one or more zones have the potential to warrant delineation drilling.

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  12. That's a wrap: Nunavut arts festival survives the snagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Nunatsiaq News

    ... will have a new addition to their gymnasium stage, thanks to a donation by Alianait and the National Theatre of Greenland. Alianait crews were tasked with building an onstage lighting system for the production of Minik, which required modern ...

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  13. Secret World of Primeval Rivers Lies Beneath Greenland GlacierRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Live Science

    The subglacial river network, which threads through much of Greenland's landmass and looks, from above, like the tiny nerve fibers radiating from a brain cell, may have influenced the fast-moving Jakobshavn Isbrae glacier over the past few million years. "The channels seem to be instrumental in controlling the location and form of the Jakobshavn ice stream - and seem to show a clear influence on the onset of fast flow in this region," study co-author Michael Cooper, a doctoral candidate in geography at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom, told Live Science.

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  14. Parts of Derbyshire nearly as cold as Greenland's capitalRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 2 | Derby Shire Times

    In Greenland's largest city Nuuk - which is one of the coldest capitals in the world - temperatures won't be far behind with the mercury reaching 12C. According to a Met Office spokesman, much of July will be unsettled - but there are signs of better conditions towards the end of the month.

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  15. Ancient River Network Found Hidden Beneath Greenland Ice SheetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | I4U Future Technology News

    Greenland's ancient river system. The ancient river network underneath Jakobshavn Isbrae basin is shown in black; a main stream of the catchment is marked by the solid red line.

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  16. This week from AGU: Ocean currents intensify, capping warming, and 4 research spotlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | EurekAlert!

    ... into the structure and history of Earth's crust and upper mantle. An ancient drainage basin covering one fifth of Greenland predates the ice sheet and strongly influences the modern Jakobshavn Glacier, according to a new study in Geophysical ...

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  17. Maps reveal the massive hidden rivers beneath GreenlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Daily Mail

    The past of Greenland revealed: Stunning maps show massive underground rivers a mile deep and seven miles wide The vast network once extended across nearly a fifth of its total surface, they say, and experts found some of the channels within this system were about a mile deep and over seven miles wide. The find covers an area comparable in size to the Ohio River Basin and predates the formation of the ice sheet about 3.5 million years ago.

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  18. Britain Won't Be The First To Leave A United Europe. Guess Who Was?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | National Public Radio

    U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon , and Greenland's then-Prime Minister Aleqa Hammond stand on the ice outside the city of Uummannaq, north of the Arctic Circle in 2014. Greenland held a referendum in 1982 and voted to leave the European Economic Community, the forerunner of the European Union.

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  19. Pang Fest marks its 2nd year with Inuit artists from GreenlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | CBC News

    This year's lineup at Pang Fest featured Greenlandic artists Naneruaq, and Inuk, a pop, rock, reggae band from Nuuk. Twin Flames, a well known duo to Nunavut audiences featuring singer songwriters Chelsey June and Nunavik's Jaaji, also took part in the festival.

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  20. What are the lessons from Greenland's 'Grexit'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | MacLeans

    A passenger ship docks in the harbour of Nuuk, Greenland. Nuuk's harbour is at the end of the Gulf Stream and as such is open year round for shipping.

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