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  1. Close encounter with nature

    Posted Jul 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... columnist Cameron Dueck's expedition to the Arctic. Dueck sailed to the Arctic to learn more about climate change. Here, our junior reporters share their impressions about the trip to the park. ... their awareness about the need to protect it. Also, Cameron's talk was very interesting. It's hard to imagine that such a small group of people could sail as far as the Arctic to learn more ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Jan 19th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Drilling too risky in Arctic Regarding BP's proposal to drill for oil in the Russian Arctic, readers should know that BP has been operating in the Alaskan Arctic since 1969 ('Arctic deal ... a warning letter about corrosion issues in the company's Alaska pipelines. Drilling is considered much more dangerous in the Arctic seas, where industry has not demonstrated reliable capacity ...

  3. Making fuel from slime

    Posted May 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... answer to our environmental problems. Cameron is available to speak to primary and secondary students about environmental issues and his Arctic sailing expedition from June to October last year. ...

  4. Footdown

    Posted Jun 06th 2009, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... Edited by William Wadsworth Dealer ramps rare Defenders Land Rover Hong Kong will introduce the Defender 110 Fire & Ice Limited Edition between July and September, says the dealership's spokeswoman, Maggie Wong. The 2.4-litre turbo diesel-powered models (HK$448,000) stand out in Vesuvius orange (right) or Arctic white with a Santorini black roof, boonet wheel arches ...

  5. One-Claus town

    Posted Dec 21st 2010, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... Strangely, Mohe's sub-arctic climate is putting the tiny town of 40,000 on the map. Less than 80 kilometres from China's border with Russia, Mohe is the mainland's most northerly town ... Village opened in the nearby Beiji Cun, or North Pole Village. It has been modelled on Rovaniemi, the self-proclaimed hometown of Santa near the Arctic Circle in the northern Finnish province ...

  6. Travellers' checks

    Posted Jul 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Northern Lights and create an arctic atmosphere. The bar- from the walls, fittings and glasses, to sculptures- is made entirely from ice and temperatures don't rise above minus eight degrees ...

  7. Channel hop

    Posted Apr 26th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... him travelling to Ukraine, India, Venezuela, Myanmar and the Arctic. Twenty-three years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, Gates ventures into the Zone of Alienation surrounding ...

  8. Outtakes

    Posted Dec 25th 2008, 12:00am by Adam Wright

    ... On day two, the awesomely named Casino Demon (left) will be heading the final night of the latest chapter of the tour. They've been described as the mainland's Arctic Monkeys and cite ...

  9. No red carpets here for fire ants

    Posted Feb 12th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... to crank up the air-conditioning, blasting out arctic air. The crumb of comfort for islanders will, sadly, shrink over time as the ants reproduce. During this stage, they can actually fly. ...

  10. Ace provides spark for Dawes

    Posted Nov 29th 2004, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... it was so hazy. I asked Anthony and he thought it went in,' he said. Dawes was right in the hunt from day one with a four-under 68, survived the Arctic blast on Friday with a 74- 'which ...



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