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Arctic

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  1. Aug 29 (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell Plc has sought permission from the U.S. government to drill in the Arctic Ocean and is keeping open the possibility that it could ... FULL ARTICLE AT Reuters

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A sign marking the Arctic Circle in Norway. Isolated on white background

A sign marking the Arctic Circle in Norway. Isolated on white background

  1. The Lost Hobbits of the Eastern Arctic

    Scientists never understood what became of the Paleo-Eskimos who once peopled the north. Now they know—and there's new reason to miss them FULL ARTICLE AT TIME Magazine

  2. Inuit were not the first people to settle in the Arctic

    A study published today in the journal Science shows the first people to settle in the Arctic weren't Inuit but rather ‘paleo-Eskimos’ — a Siberian people not genetically related to ... FULL ARTICLE AT CBC Canada

  3. DNA tells story of Arctic peopling

    A study of genetic sequences sheds light on the settling of the North American Arctic, from ancient "Paleo-Eskimos" to the modern-day Inuit. FULL ARTICLE AT BBC

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The Grimsey signpost marks the Arctic Circle

The Grimsey signpost marks the Arctic Circle

  1. Ancient tooth DNA sheds light on origins of Arctic peoples

    The people of the ancient Arctic left behind a complicated archaeological record that researchers have been puzzling over for more than a century. But for whatever reason, they left little ... FULL ARTICLE AT Toronto Star

  2. Study Offers Clues to Arctic Mystery: Paleo-Eskimos’ Abrupt Extinction

    A study seems to rule out assimilation as the reason for the sudden disappearance of the Paleo-Eskimo population that thrived alone for more than 4,000 years. FULL ARTICLE AT Opinion

  3. World's first Arctic arts festival to open for one year in northern Norway

    Salt festival will take place on remote island celebrating an 'Arctic state of mind' through art, music, architecture and foodThe world's largest sauna, a black-metal band playing rocks ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Observer

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The Arctic (pronounced /ˈɑrktɪk/ or /ˈɑrtɪk/) is the region around the Earth's North Pole, opposite the Antarctic region around the South Pole. The Arctic includes the Arctic Ocean (which overlies the North Pole) and parts of Canada, Greenland (a territory of Denmark), Russia, the United States (Alaska), Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Finland. The word Arctic comes from the Greek αρκτικός (arktikos),... Full Article At Wikipedia.org

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