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A controversial Greenland mine passes a key regulatory hurdle, and heads for public comment

A controversial Greenland mine passes a key regulatory hurdle, and heads...

One of Greenland’s most controversial mining projects, a proposed uranium and rare earths mine, has reached what its owners describe as a “major” milestone...

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Blue jean microfibers are leaving a footprint in the Arctic, new research finds

Blue jean microfibers are leaving a footprint in the Arctic, new research finds

Microfibers from blue jeans are widely found throughout the Canadian Arctic islands, says new research published on Sept. 2 in the American Chemical Society’s...
Russia’s massive new nuclear-powered icebreaker embarks on its first Arctic voyage

Russia’s massive new nuclear-powered icebreaker embarks on its first Arctic voyage

MOSCOW — A nuclear-powered icebreaker Russia says is the world's largest and most powerful set off on Tuesday on a two-week journey to the...
Arctic sea ice shrinks to its second-lowest annual minimum extent ever

Arctic sea ice shrinks to its second-lowest annual minimum extent ever

Arctic sea ice extent fell to the second-lowest annual minimum on record last week, a status that followed a summer of extreme heat in...
Warming conditions are making northern Bering Sea more friendly for pink salmon

Warming conditions are making northern Bering Sea more friendly for pink salmon

Pink salmon, the most plentiful and cheapest of Alaska’s five salmon species, are finding more hospitable habitat in the warming northern Bering Sea, a...
OneWeb to resume launches in December, eyes commercial service in 2021

OneWeb to resume launches in December, eyes commercial service in 2021

LONDON — OneWeb, the collapsed satellite operator rescued by the British government and India's Bharti Group, will resume launches with Arianespace in December, putting...