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‘Little hope’ of saving beluga whale stranded in Seine river

Gulf News 07 Aug 2022
Rennes ... The whale still has “energy ... AFP ... Another option under consideration would be to take it out of the water, give it vitamins, check the cause of the illness and ship it out to sea to feed ... Belugas are normally found only in cold Arctic waters, and while they migrate south in the autumn to feed as ice forms, they rarely venture so far ... .
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The State Department must step up on Arctic diplomacy

The Hill 04 Aug 2022
When it comes to Arctic policy, there is no shortage of steps we can take ... Another is passage of my Arctic Commitment Act, which focuses on regional security, shipping, research, and trade ... And Arctic shipping routes promise to greatly shorten and cheapen global shipping regimes.  .
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Quark Expeditions launches the 2022 Canadian Arctic season with its new ship Ultramarine

Ellensburg Daily Record 04 Aug 2022
... of off-ship adventure options, which include Zodiac cruises, kayaking and hiking ... View original content to download multimedia.https.//www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/quark-expeditions-launches-the-2022-canadian-arctic-season-with-its-new-ship-ultramarine-301600411.html.
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Murmansk Hosts Discussion on Raising Submerged and Dangerous Objects in the Seas of the Arctic Ocean

The Eastern Herald 04 Aug 2022
Murmansk Conference on submerged and dangerous objects in Arctic Ocean ... This includes the Northern Sea Route, the use of which for shipping purposes will only increase,” noted Nikolay Korchunov, Chair of the Senior Arctic Officials and Ambassador-at-Large for Arctic Cooperation of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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Senate votes in favor of Finland and Sweden joining NATO, approving historic expansion of the ...

Union Leader 04 Aug 2022
But their official inclusion in the alliance is expected to significantly alter the security landscape in Northern Europe, where melting Arctic ice is opening new opportunities for transit and exploration and increasing naval and air activity, experts have said ... It also has a powerful Navy with five submarines and dozens of smaller ships.
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Senate votes in favor of Finland and Sweden joining NATO, approving historic expansion of the military alliance

Stars and Stripes 04 Aug 2022
But their official inclusion in the alliance is expected to significantly alter the security landscape in Northern Europe, where melting Arctic ice is opening new opportunities for transit and exploration and increasing naval and air activity, experts have said ... It also has a powerful Navy with five submarines and dozens of smaller ships.
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The Nordic connection

The Telegraph India 03 Aug 2022
Green partnership, digital and innovation economy, trade and investment links, sustainable development, and Arctic engagement are five areas of interest that can be explored mutually ... Climate change is melting the Arctic ice caps and causing recurrent floods in the Himalayas.
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Russia’s new naval doctrine: What you need to know

Russia Today 01 Aug 2022
The shipyard will be used to build “large-capacity vessels” including ships suitable “for the development of the Arctic,” as well as “modern aircraft carriers for the Navy.” Currently, Russia has only one aircraft-carrying naval vessel, the ...
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Russian president Vladimir Putin vows to expand presence in Arctic as he ramps up Russia’s naval ambitions

Irish Independent 01 Aug 2022
... Russia has a coal-mining base, after Moscow accused Norway of blocking food resupplies to its miners.Svalbard is considered a strategic location because it is close to North America and also projects control over any potential Arctic Sea shipping route between Europe and Asia.
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First Ukraine grain ship since start of war leaves Odesa

Reuters 01 Aug 2022
First Ukraine grain ship bound for LebanonTurkey says more ships to followRussian missiles pound port of MykolaivUkraine grain tycoon Oleksiy Vadatursky killed in MykolaivPutin's maritime ambitions include Black Sea, Arctic ... "The first grain ship since #RussianAggression has left port ... More ships will follow, it said.
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Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. Reports 2022 Second Quarter Financial Results'

MENA FN 01 Aug 2022
(MENAFN - PR Newswire) Second Quarter 2022 Highlights. Operated all ten owned and operated ships providing expeditions across Alaska, the Arctic, the Gal–pagos Islands, Greenland, Iceland, ... .
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Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. Reports 2022 Second Quarter Financial Results

Longview News-Journal 01 Aug 2022
Second Quarter 2022 Highlights.Operated all ten owned and operated ships providing expeditions across Alaska, the Arctic, the Gal�pagos Islands, Greenland, Iceland, Norway and the Baltic and North Seas ... Voyages represent the number of ship expeditions completed during the period.
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Canada’s “Jekyll-and-Hyde” Masquerade as Nation that Supposedly Supports Pacifism and Progressive Principles

Dissident Voice 01 Aug 2022
Exemplifying Canada’s version of the revolving door, Lockheed contracted with retired Air Force Commander André Deschamps—who had helped direct the Canadian Armed Forces in Afghanistan—to lobby for military contracts in 2017, while Irving Shipbuilding hired former Vice Admiral James King to push for Arctic and offshore patrol ship contracts.
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Russia Adopts Updated Maritime Doctrine; Lists U.S., NATO As Primary Threats

Radio Free Europe 31 Jul 2022
It singled out the strategic importance of Russia's recent efforts to develop its 5,600-kilometer Northern Sea Route -- which allows container ships and other large vessels to travel along Russia's Arctic coast from Novaya Zemlya to the Bering Strait -- safe and competitive and free of ice year-round.

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