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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, July 13, 2014

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:10am by AGENCIES

    ... Russia's Arctic coast line stood in marked contrast to the live broadcast of an embarrassing aborted first launch attempt, watched by President Vladimir Putin via video from the Kremlin. Reuters ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Arctic Sea ice retreats to record minimum as UN climate talks stall

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:55am by Los Angeles Times, The Guardian

    ... Agencies in Los Angeles and London Experts warn of self-perpetuating momentum of warming amid anger over stalled talks on UN accord to combat greenhouse-gas emissions Arctic Sea ice retreats to reach minimum on record The fast-changing Arctic broke new records for loss of sea ice and spring snow cover this year, as well as the extent of the summertime melt of the Greenland ice ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Tai Po’s indie star in the making

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 07:11pm by RACHEL MOK

    ... music there. My first live gig was an Arctic Monkeys show. There were only 50 people in the audience as the band had not made their name yet," he says. "It is still my most memorable ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - EVOLUTION

    Disappearance of wildflowers may have doomed giant animals of Ice Age

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 02:56am by Reuters

    ... including the mighty woolly mammoth and woolly rhinoceros. Scientists who studied DNA preserved in Arctic permafrost sediments and in the remains of such ancient animals have concluded that these Ice Age beasts relied heavily on the protein-rich wildflowers that once blanketed the region. But dramatic Ice Age climate change caused a huge decline in these plants, leaving the Arctic ...

  5. Comment - Blogs - BEAUTY

    World Oceans Day: celebrating beauty and our “blue heart”

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 02:28pm by TAMA LUNG

    ... more than €350,000 to support Mission Blue’s campaigns in Antarctica and Arctic Hope Spots. The focus this year is bringing awareness to threats facing the ocean ecosystem around the Galapagos ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books

    Global impact of 1815 volcanic eruption blueprint for today's climate change

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 11:52am by CAMERON DUECK

    ... to the first economic recession in the new country. Wood's description of Tambora's impact on arctic climate and sea ice is the link between this 200-year-old catastrophe and our modern ... summers. It was only years later, when ocean current and conveyor belt theories were better understood, that this became clear. And it was the warming of the Arctic in the years following ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, February 16, 2014

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 03:51am by AGENCIES

    ... found in Arctic whales raises concerns A parasite that is found in cats and can cause brain disease, blindness and miscarriages in people has been found for the first time in Arctic beluga whales, scientists say. The emergence of parasite Toxoplasma gondii in western Arctic beluga has raised concerns about the indigenous Inuit people who eat whale meat as part of their traditional ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    The summer music season heralds some of the best live rock action in Asia

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 10:56pm by NEIL WESTERN

    ... and easier to reach is Summer Sonic, held in Tokyo and Osaka with acts alternating days between the two venues. Arctic Monkeys, Kraftwerk and Megadeth are among the headliners, along with Queen ...

  9. Magazines - Style - DIVERSIONS

    Creative jewellery makers turn to ancient, fossilised materials

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 11:19pm by Francesca Fearon

    ... The woolly mammoth teeth are being revealed in the Arctic tundra as global warming melts the ice. What is not salvaged would rot very quickly once air gets to it, van der Velden explains. The British ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Hong Kong exhibit at Venice Biennale explores ties with Pearl River Delta

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:39am by CHRISTOPHER DEWOLFE

    ... of a 1970s apartment in a prefabricated apartment block, setting the stage for an investigation of prefab housing design through Chile’s tumultuous recent history. Arctic Adaptations: Nunavut at 15 ...




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