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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Powerful storm lashes northeastern US with snow, arctic cold

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 01:54pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington Long cold winter conditions continue to disrupt the US as a new cold front bring sub-zero temperature and snow storms affecting Washington and the northeast A deadly winter storm hit the US east coast with freezing rain, snow and nea ...

  2. Magazines - Style - INSIDE SCOOP

    Freezing hot

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:59pm by Vivian Chen

    ... Freezing hot Who doesn't love fashion for a good cause, especially when it involves sightings of handsome celebrities? Vivienne Westwood's "Save the Arctic" designs got ... The celebrity campaign was shot by photographer Andy Gotts, who Westwood met at a charity photo shoot for Elton John. The campaign draws attention to The Arctic- one of the last untouched places ...

  3. News - World - WEATHER

    Arctic blast set to plunge parts of United States into deep freeze again

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 11:28pm by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... McClatchy-Tribune Arctic blast set to send temperatures plunging again in Midwest, northeast and parts of south US braced for another blast of freezing cold air Much of the United States is about to get cold again. A huge dome of arctic air will send temperatures plummeting across parts of the Midwest and northeast early this week in a deep freeze reminiscent of early ...

  4. News - China - EXPLORATION

    Blueprint called for on China's ambitions in Arctic and Antarctic

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 04:16am by Teddy Ng

    ... China urged to define its polar ambitions Beijing needs to clearly define the strategic objectives of its Arctic and Antarctic exploration, as its growing presence in the polar regions has ... on Tuesday. Last month, China signed an agreement with institutes from the Nordic nations to establish a joint research centre. It was also recently granted observer status in the Arctic Council, ...

  5. News - World - WEATHER

    US sees break in arctic weather

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 10:59pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Chicago US wakes up to a welcome break from freeze After days of an arctic chill so cold that a Chicago zoo brought their polar bear inside, the United States woke ... from the Arctic. Schools, businesses and government offices were closed. Water mains and household pipes froze. Roads and pavements became ice rinks. The National Guard was called in to help ...

  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    Scientists unravel eye-colour changes that allow reindeer to cope in Arctic

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 05:04am by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Researchers discover an amazing ability that allows reindeer to adjust to Arctic light changes Rudolph has changing eyes to go with shiny nose Rudolph the fictional reindeer was famous for his red nose, but his true-life cousins have eyes that change colour with the seasons. In the summer, the eyes of Arctic reindeer appear gold, and around Christmas ...

  7. News - World - RUSSIA

    Jailed Pussy Riot members, 'Arctic 30' set to benefit from Amnesty in Russia

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 01:44am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Moscow Jailed Pussy Riot members, 'Arctic 30' set to benefit from amnesty Russia's parliament yesterday adopted an amnesty which lawyers said would free two jailed members of punk band Pussy Riot and enable 30 people arrested in a Greenpeace protest against Arctic oil drilling to avoid trial. The State Duma, or lower house, unanimously approved ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Greenpeace activists stage silent protest outside Russian consulate in Hong Kong over ‘Arctic Sunrise’ arrests

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 08:08pm

    ... the arrests by the Russian Coast Guard of 30 of their colleagues who were on board the Greenpeace ship ‘Arctic Sunrise’ that was protesting against Russian Arctic drilling at a Gazprom oil rig in the Russian Arctic sea. Besides Hong Kong, activists have staged a number of protests at Russian embassies around the world in support of the Greenpeace activists and crew of the ‘Arctic Sunrise’. ...

  9. News - World - ARCTIC

    Race for Arctic resources must be conflict-free: Pentagon

    Posted Nov 23rd 2013, 08:43am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel vows to assert American sovereignty in the rapidly thawing Arctic. US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Friday the United States will assert its sovereignty in the rapidly thawing Arctic but called on countries to work together to avoid conflict over the untapped frontier. Unveiling the Pentagon’s first ...

  10. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia says Greenpeace Arctic crew cannot leave country

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 09:17pm by Agence France-Presse in Saint Petersburg

    ... Agence France-Presse in Saint Petersburg Russia has denied foreign Greenpeace activists permission to leave the country pending their trial over an Arctic protest, the group said ... any idea as to when authorities will actually summon them for questioning. The 30-strong crew of Arctic Sunrise was arrested after some activists attempted to scale a Gazprom gas company ...




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