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Shellfish Ships: Antarctic Species Under Threat From Crabs And Barnacles Clinging To Ships

The Birmingham Times 16 Jan 2022
This European shore crab was found living on a ship that visited Antarctica and the Arctic ... Of great concern are species from the North Pole region, which are already adapted to a cold climate, that hitch rides on research or tourist ships spending time in the Arctic before heading to the Antarctic for the antipodal summer season.
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Tanks in European streets explained by Russia

Russia Today 16 Jan 2022
The German tabloid Bild went even further, specifically linking the surprise Swedish deployment to Russia’s recent decision to move three of its heavy landing ships from the Barents Sea in the Arctic Ocean to the Baltic Sea ... Putin decides to use the ships to capture Gotland.
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Rivers speeding up Arctic ice melt at alarming rate, experts say

Phys Dot Org 14 Jan 2022
Irina Panyushkina grew up in Siberia, near the Arctic Circle ... As Arctic ice melts, new opportunities and challenges for humans will arise, researchers say ... A future trans-Arctic shipping route called the Supra Polar Route will link the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans through the Arctic, potentially paving the way for more trans-Arctic commerce.
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Nigerian LNG vessel arrives in Turkiye

Anadolu Agency 14 Jan 2022
LNG carrier, Arctic Lady, reached Turkiye on Thursday, January 13, according to the ...
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‘Dead end’ in Nato’s talks with Russia over Ukraine

Irish Independent 14 Jan 2022
Swedish Armed Forces on Wednesday dispatched two Saab JAS Gripen aircraft and a Visby-class corvette to meet three Russian landing ships that had sailed around Norway from Russia’s Arctic coast.While voicing concern that Nato could potentially use Ukrainian territory ...
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Making waves: Artist Danielle Eubank captures the world's oceans on canvas

Mountain View Voice 13 Jan 2022
Arctic, Atlantic, Indian, Pacific and Southern ... She has made four international sailing expeditions and two of these trips were made in ships that replicated historical vessels ... She also made an expedition to the Arctic on a barquentine (three-masted) tall ship.
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Canada's Navy Returns to Arctic After Long Absence

Beijing News 12 Jan 2022
appear to have taken different paths with respect to Arctic ship building," said Adam Lajeunesse, a professor at Canada's St ... He said he will take up a senior position in the navy's sea training unit where he will become "a mentor" to future Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship captains.
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Canada’s Navy Returns to Arctic After Long Absence

Voa News 12 Jan 2022
appear to have taken different paths with respect to Arctic ship building,” said Adam Lajeunesse, a professor at Canada’s St ... He said he will take up a senior position in the navy’s sea training unit where he will become “a mentor” to future Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship captains.
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Ships from 1,581 ports may go to Antarctica, bringing unwanted guests

Ars Technica 12 Jan 2022
Ships can accidentally ... “We know from other cold areas in the world, including the Arctic, that things growing on the hulls of ships absolutely do get transported from place to place, and it is one of the major sources of marine introductions around the world,” McCarthy told Ars.
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Antarctica's unique ecosystem is threatened by invasive species ‘hitchhiking’ on ships

The Conversation 11 Jan 2022
Such ships travel the whole world, with many regularly visiting both the Arctic and Antarctic each year, typically via the Atlantic ... European shore crab Carcinus maenas found living on a ship that visited Antarctica and the Arctic ... and the Arctic each year of the study period.
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Study: Biofouling Poses a Unique Risk to Antarctica

The Maritime Executive 11 Jan 2022
The authors noted that Antarctica is connected to all regions of the globe via shipping activity ... These species are already adapted to the cold, and they could make the journey on tourist or research ships, which often spend the northern summer in the Arctic and the southern summer in the Antarctic.
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Permafrost researchers analyze the drivers of rapidly changing Arctic coasts

Phys Dot Org 11 Jan 2022
Arctic coasts are characterized by sea ice, permafrost and ground ice ... Understanding the correlation of these changes is essential to improve forecasts and adaptation strategies for Arctic coasts ... "The pace of changes in the Arctic is increasing, leading to accelerated coastal retreat," says Dr ... Arctic shoreline changes.
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Antarctica's unique ecosystem is threatened by invasive species 'hitchhiking' on ships

Phys Dot Org 11 Jan 2022
Antarctica has been relatively isolated from the rest of the world for millions of years but these days ships could potentially introduce marine animals and seaweeds ... Such ships travel the whole world, with many regularly visiting both the Arctic and Antarctic each year, typically via the Atlantic.
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Invasive species 'hitchhiking' on tourist and research ships threaten Antarctica's unique ecosystems

Phys Dot Org 10 Jan 2022
New research by the University of Cambridge and the British Antarctic Survey has traced the global movements of all ships entering Antarctic waters ... These species are already cold-adapted, and may make the journey on tourist or research ships that spend the summer in the Arctic before traveling across the Atlantic for the Antarctic summer season.

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