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Coronavirus strands Peruvian singer in Finnish Arctic

This post was originally published on this siteROVANIEMI, Finland, March 26 (Reuters) – When Peruvian musician Victor Alarcon set out on his dream trip to shoot a music video in the Finnish

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Coronavirus Restrictions Force Cancellation of Arctic Research Flights

This post was originally published on this siteThe organizers of a climate research expedition in the frozen Arctic Ocean have canceled a series of research flights after the Norwegian government

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Coronavirus Is Slowing Climate Change Research In The Arctic

This post was originally published on this siteAs the coronavirus crisis rages on, the disease has now possibly spread to the Arctic. An ice-locked Arctic research expedition has been halted due

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The Coronavirus Has Reached The Arctic — One Tests Positive For the Virus and 20 More Are Quarantined

This post was originally published on this siteThe Coronavirus is jeopardizing an extensive and important international scientific project called MOSAiC as it reaches the Arctic. One confirmed

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Arctic Winter Games is off because of coronavirus, Yukon officials say

This post was originally published on this siteThe Arctic Winter Games, scheduled to begin March 15 in Whitehorse, were canceled Saturday due to concerns about the spread of the new coronavirus.

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Wall Street backs away from Arctic drilling amid Alaska political heat

This post was originally published on this siteANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – Three big U.S. banks have publicly announced break-ups with Arctic drilling in recent months, reflecting Wall

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Oil companies can’t accurately locate polar bear dens in the Arctic. That could be grave for mothers and cubs.

This post was originally published on this siteA method used by fuel companies to avoid polar bear dens before they search for oil or gas works less than half the time, according to a new study

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Arctic ‘Doomsday’ Food Vault Welcomes Millionth Seed Variety

This post was originally published on this siteOSLO (Reuters) – A vault in the Arctic built to preserve seeds for rice, wheat and other food staples contains one million varieties with the

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Shipwreck from doomed 1840s Royal Navy Arctic expedition reveals its secrets

This post was originally published on this siteStunning artifacts have been recovered from the wreck of HMS Erebus, one of two 19th-century Royal Navy ships involved in a doomed expedition to

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2 Germans killed in avalanche on Norway’s Arctic Svalbard

This post was originally published on this siteTwo German nationals have died in an avalanche near a glacier on Norway’s Arctic Svalbard archipelago, which sits more than 800 kilometers

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