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A rethink is needed on opening the Arctic frontier to oil and gas exploration

Tradewinds 02 Mar 2021
It was the first February journey that a full-size merchant ship transited the Northern ...
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An Indian mission in Moscow to reset Russia ties with energy

The Times of India 02 Mar 2021
While nuclear cooperation between the two countries remained on a firm footing as ever, the emphasis shifted on Indian companies developing projects in the Far East and Arctic for shipping oil, gas and coking coal to India.
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Eye of the Storm review – moving film about Scottish painter in love with nature

The Guardian 02 Mar 2021
Morrison’s story is interesting enough – born and raised in Glasgow, the son of ship’s fitter, who settled on the east coast and made epic trips to paint abroad, most notably to the Arctic – but it’s added to here by a plangent late-life twist ... ....
photo: Creative Commons / Mil.ru
Aerospace Forces successfully launched a new Soyuz-2.1V launch vehicle from the Plesetsk cosmodrome by Roscosmos, Russia
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Russia launches satellite to monitor climate in Arctic

The Independent 28 Feb 2021
Russia has launched a satellite into space to monitor climatic changes in the Arctic ... The launch is part of the Kremlin’s push to expand its activities in the Arctic region as Russia seeks to develop the energy-rich region, investing in the Northern Sea Route for shipping across its long northern flank as ice melts.
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All you need to know about Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine authorised in USBoth mRNA ...

Deccan Herald 28 Feb 2021
Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine was granted emergency authorisation in the United States. Also read ... J&J's vaccine remains stable for at least three months at normal refrigerator temperatures, while the Moderna vaccine must be shipped frozen and the Pfizer/BioNTech option must be shipped and stored at even colder sub-Arctic temperatures.
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TV guide: 25 of the best shows to watch this week, starting tonight

The Irish Times 28 Feb 2021
In 1845, two ships under the command of Capt John Franklin set sail from Britain on an ambitious voyage to the Arctic in order to locate the fabled Northwest Passage ... Tonight’s opening episode is mostly set in September 1846, and sees Franklin’s Royal Navy expedition run into difficulty and both ships become irretrievably stuck on the ice ... ON DEMAND.
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TV guide: 25 of the best shows to watch this week, including tonight

The Irish Times 28 Feb 2021
In 1845, two ships under the command of Capt John Franklin set sail from Britain on an ambitious voyage to the Arctic in order to locate the fabled Northwest Passage ... Tonight’s opening episode is mostly set in September 1846, and sees Franklin’s Royal Navy expedition run into difficulty and both ships become irretrievably stuck on the ice ... ON DEMAND.
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With bombers and boats, US-Russian competition heats up in the frozen Arctic

The National 24 Feb 2021
The Arctic region is deemed essential to Russia’s economic vitality ...It’s a new ocean opening before our eyes – with all of the likely issues coming to the fore; access to and from the Arctic Ocean, access within the Arctic Ocean, control and management of shipping lanes, access to natural resources,” Mr Sfraga said.
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Wicker Reintroduces National Ocean Exploration Act

The Clarksdale Press Register 24 Feb 2021
NOAA’s Ocean Exploration Program supports Pacific Northwest research from mapping the Arctic to facilitate shipping, tourism and commerce, to exploring the biological and cultural importance of the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary.”.
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Could Russia dominate world agriculture?

Asiatimes 24 Feb 2021
Vladimir Putin used to make light of climate change. “An increase of two or three degrees wouldn’t be so bad for a northern country like Russia,” he said in 2003 ... Hmm ... There’s little dispute that Russia, Canada and Scandinavia will be climate change winners, and not only thanks to the new shipping lanes through the Arctic that melting ice will create.
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Russian tanker cuts previously impossible path through warming Arctic

Sandhills Express 23 Feb 2021
Researchers conclude largest Arctic expedition ... The tanker, run by the Sovcomflot shipping company, returned to the remote Russian gas terminal at Sabetta on February 19, taking Russia one step closer to its goal of year-round commercial navigation through the warming Arctic. NOAA scientists say Arctic is changing at an ….
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Plainview native serves aboard “Fast and Feared” U.S. Navy warship

Post Bulletin 23 Feb 2021
Today, Meyer serves aboard a ship with more than 300 other sailors, who make up the ship's crew ... These Forward-Deployed Naval Forces-Europe ships have the flexibility to operate throughout the waters of Europe and Africa, from the Cape of Good Hope to the Arctic Circle, demonstrating their mastery of the maritime domain.
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The latest consequence of climate change: The Arctic is now open for business year-round

Vox 22 Feb 2021
The Arctic is now open for business year-round after a large commercial ship sailed the Northern Sea Route from Jiangsu, China, to a Russian gas plant on the Arctic coast, for the first time ever during the month of February, when winter temperatures normally make the icy waterway impassable.
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