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  1. Iceland's Whale Hunting Season Begins Despite Global MoratoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Switched

    ... vessel set to deliver the whale meat from last year's hunt to Japan. The ship can't sail without the flag. NUUK, GREENLAND - JULY 27: Boats follow a whale as it swims in the water on July 27, 2013 in Nuuk, Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty ...

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  2. Whatever Happened to Common Sense Regarding Climate Change?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Right Wing News

    ... released an EPA report suggesting that climate change may kill Alarmists watch a glacier calve into the sea in Greenland, and have a meltdown over a meltdown that has happened before and will most likely happen again. Were they not so overcome by ...

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  3. Arctic cruise: A polar adventure from Greenland to CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Independent

    ... was to be the pioneer cruise of a new 2,000-plus mile itinerary exploring this Arctic wilderness, stretching from Greenland to mainland Canada. The polar adventure started on the world's largest island, a place four times the size of France but with ...

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  4. High Inuit suicide rates rooted in historical trauma: veteran Nunavut researcherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Nunatsiaq News

    ... University and Gerald McKinley of Western University await questions. (PHOTO BY PETER VARGA) MONTREAL - As in Greenland, Nunavut's alarming suicide rate among Inuit - now 10 times the Canadian national average - is the reverse of what historical ...

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  5. Greenlander Arrested with Over a Kilo of HashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | Iceland Review

    ... that the man is a Greenlandic citizen and was traveling from Denmark on June 3, with a connecting flight to Greenland booked the same day. The case was the second time in a month that a Greenlander has been stopped in Iceland carrying large amounts ...

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  6. The children taken from home for a social experimentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Newsday

    In the 1950s, a group of Inuit children were taken from their families in Greenland to be re-educated as model Danish citizens. More than 60 years later, they want the Danish government to apologise for an experiment that did enormous damage.

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  7. Arctic berries may hold key to diabetes prevention for Inuit: new researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Nunatsiaq News

    ... underway there June 9. The group's goal: to start an Inuit-specific diabetes network, stretching from Alaska to Greenland, which would enable the sharing of knowledge on diabetes and become an essential tool to fight "an evolving epidemic." Diabetes ...

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  8. NASA's Operation IceBridge concludes 2015 Arctic campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    Operation IceBridge wrapped up its seventh Arctic deployment on May 21, when NASA's C-130 research aircraft with the mission's researchers and instruments on board departed Thule Air Base in Greenland and headed to NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. This Arctic field season, IceBridge, NASA's twice-yearly airborne survey of polar ice, carried out 33 eight-hour flights during ten weeks, collecting data over sea and land ice regions that have been evolving rapidly over the last decades.

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  9. How other countries have tried to reconcile with native peoplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | The Globe and Mail

    ... schools than boarding schools for the Inuit population, although both played a role in the attempt to erase Greenland's indigenous culture. Schools were modelled after the Danish education system and were run by the church and later the state. The ...

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  10. Here's Why Global Warming Alarmists Don't Talk About GreenlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | The Daily Caller

    ... summer, or in the near future. But alarmists have been neglecting an inconvenient fact about the polar region: Greenland is seeing healthy levels of ice and record cold temperatures over parts of the polar island. Northeast Greenland saw its coldest ...

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  11. Mystery Of Greenland's Vanishing Lakes Finally SolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Switched

    A water-filled hydrofracture and ice blocks remain after a glacial lake drained on Greenland's ice sheet in 2011. In 2006, researchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the University of Washington noticed that some of the glacial lakes drained away completely -- sometimes in a matter of hours.

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  12. Scientists: how 11B gallons of water vanished from lake in 90 minutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Fox News

    In this July 19, 2011 file photo, a large melt pool forms in the Ilulissat ice fjord below the Jakobshavn Glacier, at the fringe of the vast Greenland ice sheet. For years, scientists have known glacial lakes can rapidly empty themselves of billions of gallons of water-in at least one case, faster than the speed at which water flows over Niagara Falls.

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  13. NASA's Operation IceBridge concludes 2015 Arctic campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | EurekAlert!

    VIDEO: Take a few minutes to sit back, put on your headphones, go full screen, and enjoy a birds-eye view of a vast expanse of Greenland's mountainous region near Helheim Glacier... view more Operation IceBridge wrapped up its seventh Arctic deployment on May 21, when NASA's C-130 research aircraft with the mission's researchers and instruments on board departed Thule Air Base in Greenland and headed to NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. This Arctic field season, IceBridge, NASA's twice-yearly airborne survey of polar ice, carried out 33 eight-hour flights during ten weeks, collecting data over sea and land ice regions that have been evolving rapidly over the last decades.

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  14. Nunavik's young athletes look to AWG 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Nunatsiaq News

    ... visited Nuuk earlier this year to look at venues, accommodations and other logistics for the March 2016 event in Greenland's capital city, which has a population of about 17,000. Team Nunavik-Quebec will compete against athletes from across the ...

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  15. The ebb and flow of Greenland's glaciersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Science, Industry and Business

    In northwestern Greenland, glaciers flow from the main ice sheet to the ocean in see-sawing seasonal patterns. The ice generally flows faster in the summer than in winter, and the ends of glaciers, jutting out into the ocean, also advance and retreat with the seasons.

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  16. Greenland approves same-sex marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Nunatsiaq News

    Nuuk celebrates Gay Pride in May 2012 with a parade around the city. Now, same-sex marriages can take place in Greenland.

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  17. AMD Global Telemedicine is on path to provide health-care to allRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    ... that despite its small size, AMD Global Telemedicine has wide reach. It has won contracts to provide service in Greenland, an autonomous island country within the kingdom of Denmark that's three times the size of Texas but has just 56,000 people. ...

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  18. Greenland's Glaciers Develop Stretch Marks As They AccelerateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Slashdot

    ... stretchmarks in the glacial strata . While a natural part of glaciers as they travel to sea, the glaciers of Greenland have increased in speed by 30% in the past decade. Jakobshavn Isbrae is Greenland's fastest glacier, and is now moving four times ...

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  19. Greenland's Glaciers Develop Stretch Marks As They AccelerateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Slashdot

    ... stretchmarks in the glacial strata . While a natural part of glaciers as they travel to sea, the glaciers of Greenland have increased in speed by 30% in the past decade. Jakobshavn Isbrae os Greenland's fastest glacier, and is now moving at four ...

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  20. Submarine melting of the 1985 Jakobshavn Isbrae floating tongue and...Read the original story

    May 12, 2015 | CiteULike

    Photogrammetric reanalysis of 1985 aerial photos has revealed substantial submarine melting of the floating ice tongue of Jakobshavn IsbrA , west Greenland. The thickness of the floating tongue determined from hydrostatic equilibrium tapers from aS1 4940 m near the grounding zone to aS1 4600 m near the terminus.

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