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Arctic summer sea ice is at its twelfth lowest extent on record, dropping to 1.82 ...

The Daily Mail 23 Sep 2021
Sea ice in the Arctic dropped to an area of just 1.82 million square miles on September 16 — its twelfth lowest extent on record, NASA has revealed ... Sea ice in the Arctic dropped to an area of just 1.82 million square miles on September 16 — its twelfth lowest extent on record, NASA has revealed.
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The Arctic’s Grisly Past Is a Horror Story

The Atlantic 22 Sep 2021
... is again turning to the Arctic for inspiration ... Shelley’s Walton dreamed of making the North accessible; this version of the 19th-century Arctic, populated with foundering ships and human wreckage, is nearly unreachable, a place that matters only to the explorers on its ice.
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Investable Universe Launches Provocative Polar Futures Media Series

Kentucky New Era 22 Sep 2021
Additionally, new trans-Arctic shipping lanes made more accessible by climate change will focus competing political and military interests on the polar zone ... The series also will include insights about the roles of Canada, Finland, Norway, Russia and Sweden in the rapidly evolving Arctic zone.
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Arctic sea ice hits its minimum extent for the year – 2 NASA scientists explain ...

McDowell News 22 Sep 2021
(THE CONVERSATION) September marks the end of the summer sea ice melt season and the Arctic sea ice minimum, when sea ice over the Northern Hemisphere ocean reaches its lowest extent of the year. For ship captains hoping to navigate across the Arctic, this is typically their best chance to do it, especially in more recent years.
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Sibling Scourges: Plastics and Fossil Fuels

Resilience 22 Sep 2021
“I realized how tangible the issue was, so we chartered a ship that was on its way from Antarctica to the Arctic and did the first ever Ocean Plastic Leadership Summit in the [Atlantic] gyre ... In 2019, the United States shipped more than a billion pounds of plastic to 96 other ...
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Royal Navy Surveys the Lost Vessels of WWII Arctic Convoys

The Maritime Executive 21 Sep 2021
Royal Navy survey ship HMS Echo recently returned to waters where sailors once faced Nazi bombers and U-boats to pay tribute to the first Arctic convoy 80 years ago ... 85 of the 1,400 merchant ships which took part in the Arctic runs were sunk, killing 800 merchant sailors.
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Royal Navy Surveys Lost Vessels of WWII Arctic Convoys

The Maritime Executive 21 Sep 2021
Royal Navy survey ship HMS Echo recently returned to waters where sailors once faced Nazi bombers and U-boats to pay tribute to the first Arctic convoy 80 years ago ... 85 of the 1,400 merchant ships which took part in the Arctic runs were sunk, killing 800 merchant sailors.
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International Astronomical Union Names Lunar Crater After Arctic Explorer Matthew Henson: Name Proposed by LPI/NASA

Killeen Daily Herald 20 Sep 2021
He led several expeditions to the Arctic and was awarded a medal by the U.S. Navy in 1945 for his Arctic exploration ... Navy commissioned a ship called USNS Henson ... Henson was at the front lines of almost a dozen Arctic expeditions organized by Robert Peary over 18 years, including the one that ultimately reached the North Pole.
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Lois Bouton

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 19 Sep 2021
(At one point in high school, she says, she wanted to be a lion tamer.) ... Once trained, she was stationed in Cape May, N.J., where her job was to listen to the call and distress channel and use Morse code to help guide ships ... Have you ever heard of the Polar Star? They go to the Arctic, and they're on ships, and they're not around anyone.
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Russia's Arctic Drills Monitored by NATO's Aircraft, 3 Ships - Northern Fleet

Urdu Point 16 Sep 2021
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 16th September, 2021) The Russian Northern Fleet said that its naval exercises in the Arctic was also monitored by NATO's reconnaissance aircraft and three military vessels.
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On thin ice: Near North Pole, a warning on climate change

Urdu Point 15 Sep 2021
The vast, nuclear-powered ships clear paths through the ice for commercial vessels, helping Russia to deliver its oil, gas and minerals to the rest of world, and eventually to set up an Arctic shipping route between Asia and Europe that Moscow has touted as a rival to the Suez Canal.
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Hurtigruten Names New Hybrid Ship at Arctic Port of Svalbard

The Maritime Executive 15 Sep 2021
On Tuesday, Hurtigruten Expeditions celebrated 125 years of operation with the naming of a hybrid battery-powered ship at the location where its expedition cruising began in 1896. The naming for Hurtigruten's Fridtjof Nansen took place at the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard.
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US Coast Guard cutters shadowed Chinese warships sailing near remote US territory in Alaska

Business Insider 14 Sep 2021
During a routine patrol in the Bering Sea and Arctic, US Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf spotted and established contact with Chinese warships, August 30, 2021 ... The ships were tracked by US Coast Guard cutters and did not enter US territorial waters ... The US Navy at the time acknowledged that the Chinese ships conducted a legal transit.
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US Military Releases Photos Of Chinese Warships off the coast of Alaska

War History Online 14 Sep 2021
The photos were taken last month when the ships from the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) arrived in the area ... I believe they are Type 055 destroyer Nanchang, Type 052D destroyer Guiyang, replenishment ship 903, and electronic surveillance ship 799.https.//t.co/57AusstZqx ... Those ships routinely patrol the Bering Sea and Arctic region.
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Atlas Ocean Voyages Announces New 2021 Elite Caribbean Voyage For World-Class Golfing Aboard New World Navigator

The Salamanca Press 14 Sep 2021
World Navigator, Atlas' first ship, has begun service and will sail Caribbean, South America and Antarctica for winter 2021/22; and the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, the Arctic, and Central and South America in summer 2022 ... At 9,930 GRTs, Atlas Ocean Voyages' ships are Polar Category C- and Ice Class 1B-certified.
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