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  1. Iceberg-inspired Greenland cultural center celebrates 20 years of resilience in the ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inhabitat

    Greenland's harsh arctic climates are notoriously unforgiving, which makes the Katuaq Cultural Centre of Greenland's 20th anniversary all the more impressive. Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects completed the cultural and artistic center in February 1997 and forged a meeting space open to locals, the international Inuit community, and visitors from around the world.

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  2. The world's most terrifying airport landings revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Daily Mail

    ... most hair-raising airport landings. Among the most nail-biting approaches is the flight into Narsarsuaq Airport, Greenland, which is said to be as beautiful as it is challenging. Pilots must fly up a fjord, make a U-turn and then face an onslaught ...

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  3. Greenland needs money and asks if a uranium mine is the answerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | The Toronto Star

    While the world focuses on the potentially disastrous effects of Greenland's melting ice cap, Greenlanders themselves are struggling to solve a very different problem. Greenland badly needs new sources of income to provide jobs and combat chronic social ills.

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  4. Greenland needs money. Is a uranium mine the answer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The Washington Post

    Aerial view of Narsaq in Greenland. A community long sustained by fishing, hunting and farming is on the brink of transformation: Plans are underway for an open-pit uranium mine in the mountains overlooking the town.

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  5. UCI, NASA reveal new details of Greenland ice lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Science, Industry and Business

    Less than a year after the first research flight kicked off NASA's Oceans Melting Greenland campaign, data from the new program are providing a dramatic increase in knowledge of how Greenland's ice sheet is melting from below. Two new research papers in the journal Oceanography , including one by UCI Earth system scientist Mathieu Morlighem, use OMG observations to document how meltwater and ocean currents are interacting along Greenland's west coast and to improve seafloor maps used to predict future melting and sea level rise.

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  6. Nasa's unprecedented study of Greenland's melting reveals new dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | South China Morning Post

    Back in 2015, in a moment of science communication genius, Nasa created a mission called "OMG." The acronym basically ensured that a new scientific mission - measuring how quickly the Oceans are Melting Greenland - would get maximum press attention.

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  7. NASA took on an unprecedented study of Greenland's melting. Now, the data are coming inRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The Washington Post

    A research ship is on Greenland's northwest coast during a NASA mission to survey the seafloor. In 2015, in a moment of science communication genius, NASA created a mission called " OMG ."

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  8. NASA, UCI reveal new details of Greenland Ice lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Newkerala.com

    Washington, Feb 10 : Less than a year after the first research flight kicked off NASA's Oceans Melting Greenland campaign last March, data from the new program are providing a dramatic increase in knowledge of how Greenland's ice sheet is melting from below. Two new research papers in the journal Oceanography use OMG observations to document how meltwater and ocean currents are interacting along Greenlands west coast and to improve seafloor maps used to predict future melting and subsequent sea level rise.

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  9. Oceans Melting Greenland campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | NorCalBlogs

    Less than a year after the first research flight kicked off NASA's Oceans Melting Greenland campaign, data from the new program are providing a dramatic increase in knowledge of how Greenland's ice sheet is melting from below. Two new research papers in the journal Oceanography , including one by UCI Earth system scientist Mathieu Morlighem, use OMG observations to document how meltwater and ocean currents are interacting along Greenland's west coast and to improve seafloor maps used to predict future melting and sea level rise.

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  10. UCI, NASA Reveal New Details of Greenland Ice LossRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | Newswise

    Irvine , Calif. , Feb. 9, 2017 - Less than a year after the first research flight kicked off NASA's Oceans Melting Greenland campaign, data from the new program are providing a dramatic increase in knowledge of how Greenland's ice sheet is melting from below.

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  11. New Details of Ice Loss In GreenlandRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | Space Ref

    Less than a year after the first research flight kicked off NASA's Oceans Melting Greenland campaign last March, data from the new program are providing a dramatic increase in knowledge of how Greenland's ice sheet is melting from below. Two new research papers in the journal Oceanography use OMG observations to document how meltwater and ocean currents are interacting along Greenland's west coast and to improve seafloor maps used to predict future melting and subsequent sea level rise.

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  12. Qaqortoq, Greenland, is one stop on the VikingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Newsday

    ... and continued on to Lerwick, Scotland; Torshavn, Faeroe Islands; Reykjavik, Iceland; Nanortalik and Qaqortoq, Greenland; L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland; and Saguenay, Quebec City and Montreal, Quebec. The stops appealed to me and my wife as ...

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  13. In the wake of Viking explorers, a North Atlantic cruiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | The Janesville Gazette

    This fall 2016 photo shows a view of Qaqortoq, Greenland, overlooking the bay. It was one of many scenic spots on a trip on the Viking Star cruise ship that traces the route of the Vikings through the North Atlantic.

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  14. 'I am Birna': Iceland mourns murdered womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | WEHT

    ... in the murder. The other remains in custody. When it became clear that the suspects in the case were from Greenland, Icelanders were forced to confront their deeply rooted prejudices against the indigenous people in the neighboring country. "There ...

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  15. The Young Queer Writer Who Became Greenland's Unlikely Literary StarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | The New Yorker

    ... in huts and all we do is go hunting." Because the vast arctic island is home to only fifty-six thousand people, Greenland produces relatively few homegrown authors, and few books from abroad are translated for a tiny Greenlandic-language audience. ...

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  16. In the wake of Viking explorers, a North Atlantic cruiseRead the original story

    Monday Jan 30 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This fall 2016 photo shows a view of Qaqortoq, Greenland, overlooking the bay. It was one of many scenic spots on a trip on the Viking Star cruise ship that traces the route of the Vikings through the North Atlantic.

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  17. Alba Mineral Resources posts promising results from Greenland surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Live Charts

    Alba Mineral Resources confirmed on Monday that it has now completed the preliminary evaluation of the high resolution airborne electromagnetic-magnetic geophysical survey on the Amitsoq graphite project near Nanortalik in southern Greenland. The AIM-traded firm said the initial interpreted results are highly encouraging, and provide numerous target areas for follow-up ground work, geophysics and drilling.

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  18. Room at the TopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | The Weekly Standard

    ... on a glacial flat far up the Tunulliarfik Fjord. The airfield now serves as the transportation hub of southern Greenland, and the town of Narsarsuaq (pop. 160) exists to run it. Flights approaching from the east cross a vast icecap, exceeded only by ...

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  19. Birna Brj nsd ttir remembered in Nuuk.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 23 | Iceland Review

    Numerous people convened last night in front of the Icelandic consulate in Nuuk, Greenland, to light candles in memory of Birna Brjansdottir, the 20-year-old Icelandic girl whose body was found on the south coast of Reykjanes peninsula yesterday, RUV reports. She is thought to have been murdered.

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  20. Al Gore is a climate change James Bond in urgent, exhilarating 'Inconvenient Sequel'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Mashable

    ... around the world, observing atrocious evidence that the planet has long since teetered toward catastrophe. Greenland's fast-collapsing Jakobshavn Glacier, where raging rivers of melted snow carve explosive rifts in the ancient ice sheet. Miami ...

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