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The geopolitics of the Arctic: What it means for the EU, Russia and India

Hindustan Times 21 Oct 2021
Cooperation on researching the melting permafrost in the Arctic region can bring together the EU, Russia and India ... India and the Arctic ... Russia is notably laying submarine cables in the Arctic under the Polar Express project and has the largest number of nuclear-powered heavy icebreaker ships.
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Pole to Pole Meet at Harwich International

The Maritime Executive 21 Oct 2021
The ship is named after one of the most famous polar vessels of all time, the ... Having the RSS Sir David Attenborough in port at the same time provides a nice moment of symmetry – one regular Arctic visitor and one ship about to sail on its first voyage to the Antarctic.
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Climate change will bring global tension, US intelligence report says

BBC News 21 Oct 2021
Climate change will lead to growing international tensions, the US intelligence community has warned in a bleak assessment ... Poorer countries ... The Arctic is likely to be one, as it becomes more accessible because of reducing ice. That may open new shipping routes and access to fish stocks but also create risks of miscalculation as militaries move in ... .
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The EU’s vision for the arctic

Taipei Times 20 Oct 2021
The arctic is changing rapidly, owing to effects of global warming, increasing competition for resources and geopolitical rivalries ... Already, receding arctic ice is opening up shipping routes and easing access to oil, gas and minerals — some of which serve as key inputs to help meet the world’s growing demand for innovative technology products.
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Coast Guard Cutter Healy’s journey through the Arctic: No ‘ice liberty’ in changing waters

Stars and Stripes 20 Oct 2021
(Tribune News Service) — They call it "ice liberty," a tradition during the Coast Guard's maritime missions in Arctic waters ... The vessel is deep into a marathon voyage that began July 10 as the 420-foot ship pulled away from its berth at the Coast Guard base in downtown Seattle and traveled into Arctic waters off Alaska.
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Legendary U.S. Ship Presumably Found off the Canadian Coast After Decades of Searching

Journal Online 20 Oct 2021
This comes after almost two decades of searching for the missing military ship that served in both World Wars ... The plan was to turn the ship into a floating museum and restaurant ... The steam and sail-powered ship was then used as a Revenue Cutter where it patrolled the Arctic for 41 years.
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Seattle-based Coast Guard cutter’s journey through the Arctic: No ‘ice liberty’ in changing waters

The Seattle Times 20 Oct 2021
Retreating ice in the Arctic has made travel easier for the U.S. Coast Guard's Healy, an icebreaking ship. The Seattle-based cutter is deep into a mission that included a transit through the Northwest Passage, with a rotating cast of scientists ... .
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Nunavut companies to ship plastic water bottles to Southern Canada for recycling

Moosejaw Today 19 Oct 2021
A partnership between Nunavut Sealink and Supply, Baffinland Iron Mines, Arctic Co-operatives and the Qikiqtaaluk Corporation aims to ship the used bottles to recycling facilities in Southern Canada ... Arctic Co-operatives already has an aluminum can recycling program with several ...
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Greenpeace Seeks to End LNG Use Painting “Climate Killer” on FSRU

The Maritime Executive 19 Oct 2021
The protest came as part of a tour of the Adriatic by Greenpeace’s ship the Arctic Sunrise to promote efforts to stop the growing use of LNG and a petition that calls for a ban on all fossil fuel advertising ... The protest took place at the recently opened liquefied gas terminal on the island of Krk in Croatia ... This is a lie ... ....
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Historic U.S. ship found

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 17 Oct 2021
The 190-foot Bear then spent more than four decades patrolling the Arctic on search and rescue and law enforcement operations, conducting censuses of people and ships, recording geological and astronomical information, recording tides, and escorting whaling ships ... Even after its time in the Arctic was over, Bear's career continued.
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Coast Guard: Wreck found in Atlantic is storied cutter Bear

Gloucester Times 17 Oct 2021
The 190-foot Bear then spent more than four decades patrolling the Arctic, performing search and rescue, law enforcement operations, conducting censuses of people and ships, recording geological and astronomical information, recording tides, and escorting whaling ships ... Even after its time in the Arctic was over, Bear's career continued.
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Wreck of historic Arctic rescue ship USS Bear discovered

The Times/The Sunday Times 16 Oct 2021
The wreck of a US navy ship that served in both world wars, carried out rescues in the Arctic Circle and was captained by the first black ...
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New water-focused exhibition shines light on climate crisis

The Jerusalem Post 16 Oct 2021
Meditech and the Holon Digital Art Center are launching a group exhibition focusing on water, titled Water Affair ... Floating ice as seen during the expedition of the The Greenpeace's Arctic Sunrise ship at the Arctic Ocean, September 14, 2020. (credit. REUTERS / NATALIE THOMAS) ... .
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Storied military ship found wrecked off Mass. coast

Bangor Daily News 15 Oct 2021
The 190-foot Bear then spent more than four decades patrolling the Arctic, performing search and rescue, law enforcement operations, conducting censuses of people and ships, recording geological and astronomical information, recording tides, and escorting whaling ships ... Even after its time in the Arctic was over, Bear’s career continued.
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History found: Shipwreck recovered turns out to be Coast Guard’s legendary cutter Bear

Penn Live 15 Oct 2021
The 190-foot Bear then spent more than four decades patrolling the Arctic, performing search and rescue, law enforcement operations, conducting censuses of people and ships, recording geological and astronomical information, recording tides, and escorting whaling ships ... Even after its time in the Arctic was over, Bear’s career continued.
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