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Rogoff bought the paper because AK is one of those unusual places where newspapers still matter http://ow.ly/vA3Lm
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The US Department Of Defense's Plan To Cope With Polar Ice Melting: http://ow.ly/syoGm
Polar ice melting has opened new sea lanes, prompting the U.S. to focus more resources and attention on the strategic region.
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BBC business podcast explores #Greenland, pros and cons of resource richness: http://ow.ly/somFV #rareearth #minerals #environment #uranium #econdev
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Helpful #polar vortex explainer from @guardian: http://ow.ly/sjcq8
The polar vortex bringing brutally cold conditions to parts of the US is a product of meandering cold air across the Arctic - and a rather wobbly jet stream.
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From @FT: The Grab for #Greenland: http://ow.ly/ryoz9
On a hill above the old harbour, Hans Egede braves biting winds to keep watch over the town he founded three centuries ago. Bearing the commission of King Frederick IV of Denmark, the Lutheran pastor pitched up in Greenland in 1721. He planned to
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From #ArcticCircle co-founder Alice Rogoff: “I’m doing this because I believe the more journalism in a place, the better the place becomes, it’s just that simple,” said Rogoff. “I view this state and the Arctic beyond it as one of the most undercovered places in the world, and I don’t think that makes for good civic discussion. http://ow.ly/vzSgO
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WSJ Video: Melting ice in the #Arctic, resource challenges for US military: http://ow.ly/sx7uj
As the Polar ice cap melts and commercial traffic increases in the Arctic, the U.S. military must find the resources to patrol the area. In the meantime, it turns to a 40-year old ice breaker to get the job done. Photo: U.S. Coast Guard
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The Glacially Slow Race for the #Arctic: http://ow.ly/solZI
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#Greenland #Arctic mineral debate continues, @guardian: http://bit.ly/1gbELC2
London Mining's £1.5bn iron ore mine and new oil drilling licences for BP and Shell spark concern for environment
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On the economic potential of the #Arctic and need for a treaty @nytimes Op Ed: http://ow.ly/ryoOo
Arctic states have asserted exclusive drilling rights, but the region is not likely to surrender its resources easily.
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