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  1. In an observation that will give further credence to climate change warnings, 16-foot waves were recorded for the first time in an area of the Arctic Ocean that was, until ... FULL ARTICLE AT International Business Times

  2. Floating snowflake hotel planned in Norway with perfect view of Northern Lights

    The five-star hotel will float in the fjords near Tromso, within the Arctic Circle, so guests have the perfect opportunity to spy the Aurora Borealis through the glass roof. FULL ARTICLE AT The Daily Mail

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Bluebells growing on the rocks, on the other side of Arctic Circle.

Bluebells growing on the rocks, on the other side of Arctic Circle.

  1. Mike's Blog Round Up

    UW Today : Huge Waves Measured For First Time in Arctic Ocean Jezebel : Pussy Riot Sues Russian Government in European Human Rights Court Music Empowers : How Important is Music Education? Take ... FULL ARTICLE AT Crooks and Liars

  2. US researchers have measured swells of more than 16 feet in once frozen region of Arctic Ocean that have the potential to break up ice even faster, threatening an "ice-free ... FULL ARTICLE AT NDTV

  3. Leatherback turtles hatching on a Puerto Rico beach. Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve. To help get more eyeballs ... FULL ARTICLE AT Daily Kos

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Vintage still life. Vintage compass lies on on the ancient map of the North Pole (also Hyperborea).. Arctic continent on the Gerardus Mercator map of 1595.Vintage still life. Vintage compass lies on an ancient world map.

Vintage still life. Vintage compass lies on on the ancient map of the North Pole (also Hyperborea).. Arctic continent on the Gerardus Mercator map of 1595.Vintage still life. Vintage compass lies on an ancient world map.

  1. Researchers get the first measurements of wave heights in the Beaufort Sea north of Alaska, and they're big. FULL ARTICLE AT National Geographic

  2. Washington Post: Big waves like those fit for surfing are not what we think of when contemplating the Arctic Ocean. The water is ice-covered most of the time -- and it ... FULL ARTICLE AT EcoEarth

  3. Catching Waves in the Arctic

    As the climate warms and sea ice retreats, the North is changing. An ice-covered expanse now has a season of increasingly open water that is predicted to extend across the ... FULL ARTICLE AT Environmental News Network

  4. Humongous Waves in the Arctic Ocean Measured for the First Time Ever

    A recent paper in the journal Geophysical Research Letter announces a world first for research projects focusing on the natural world and on how climate change and global warming are ... FULL ARTICLE AT Softpedia

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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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