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Russia’s northernmost base projects its power across Arctic
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Russia’s northernmost base projects its power across Arctic

NAGURSKOYE, Russia (AP) — During the Cold War, Russia’s Nagurskoye airbase was little more than a runway, a weather station…
Scientists return from Arctic with wealth of climate data
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Scientists return from Arctic with wealth of climate data

BERLIN (AP) — An icebreaker carrying scientists on a year-long international effort to study the high Arctic has returned to…
Russia sees melting permafrost behind Arctic fuel spill
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Russia sees melting permafrost behind Arctic fuel spill

An unprecedented fuel spill that has polluted huge stretches of Arctic rivers was caused by melting permafrost, Russian officials said…
Arctic ‘doomsday vault’ stocks up on more food seeds
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Arctic ‘doomsday vault’ stocks up on more food seeds

An Arctic “doomsday vault” is set Tuesday to receive 60,000 samples of seeds from around the world as the biggest…
Arctic has one of warmest years, raising fears over rising sea levels
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Arctic has one of warmest years, raising fears over rising sea levels

The Arctic has experienced its second warmest year since 1900, according to a report published Tuesday, raising fears over low…
‘Arctic heat wave’ hits world’s northernmost settlement
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‘Arctic heat wave’ hits world’s northernmost settlement

Temperatures hit a record 69.8 degrees Fahrenheit in Alert, the northernmost permanently inhabited spot on the planet less than 600…
Antarctic sea ice in dizzying decline since 2014: study
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Antarctic sea ice in dizzying decline since 2014: study

After mysteriously expanding for decades, Antarctica’s sea ice cover melted by an area four times greater than France in just…
Arctic could face another scorching annus horribilis
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Arctic could face another scorching annus horribilis

Scientists say 2019 could be another annus horribilis for the Arctic with record temperatures already registered in Greenland — a…
An exclusive look inside Russia’s Arctic military base
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An exclusive look inside Russia’s Arctic military base

Kotelny Island, Russia (CNN)–Six time zones east of Moscow, on the frozen landscape of the New Siberian Islands, a new…
Climate change forces Arctic animals to shift feeding habits: study
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Climate change forces Arctic animals to shift feeding habits: study

Seals and whales in the Arctic are shifting their feeding patterns as climate change alters their habitats, and the way…
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