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  1. Mighty Rovers expedition sets sights on the Arctic

    Posted Jun 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nicholas Lo, YP intern Mighty Rovers- an annual programme organised by HK Discovery- are organising a trip to the Arctic Circle, in order to learn more about it and its importance. ... This year's participants will explore the Arctic environment and wildlife, while exploring how the polar ice caps are affected by climate change. The expedition is a corporate social responsibility ...

  2. News - World - RUSSIA

    Captain of seized Greenpeace ship recalls commandos plundering liquor

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 02:43am by NYT

    ... who boarded a Greenpeace ship in the Arctic two months ago were coldly professional at first, pointing automatic weapons at terrified crew members and forcing them to kneel. But after ... the Arctic Sunrise, in his first interview since his release from detention. "The way we were arrested was quite scary," Willcox, 60, said by telephone from St Petersburg, where all but two ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 01:46am

    ... by levelling baseless allegations of corruption against him.   Conference spotlight on Arctic issues The Arctic Frontiers conference, focusing on the theme of man in the Arctic environment, opens ... in the Arctic.   US air base debate dominates mayor election A Japanese mayoral election in which the incumbent opposes the controversial relocation of a US Marines air base to his city, while challenger ...

  5. Real meltdown is in the Arctic, not on Wall Street

    Posted Oct 07th 2008, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... recently from the Russian research ship Jakob Smirnitskyi in the Arctic. 'We had a hectic finishing of the sampling programme yesterday and this past night. An extensive area of intense ... one-thousandth of the coverage. The worst that the financial crisis can bring is some years of recession. The worst that massive methane releases in the Arctic can bring us is runaway, irreversible ...

  6. Arctic meltdown has a silver lining for business

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by David Fullbrook

    ... David Fullbrook Since the dawn of history, the Arctic has been locked up with snow and ice, a dead end of little consequence for East Asia. But the ice is melting, and quickly, focusing ... predicted that the Arctic Ocean would be practically ice-free by the end of summer 2012. Even a decade ago, such a prediction would have been extreme. But the rate at which the Arctic ice cap has ...

  7. Arctic explorer braves shopping mall for green message

    Posted Nov 14th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Arctic explorer Nicolas Vanier would rather be anywhere else than a shopping mall, but he braved the throngs of consumers and screaming pop-idol fans at Festival Walk on Wednesday to spread his environmental message that the ice caps are melting fast. With 25 years in the icy north as a researcher, author ...

  8. An ill wind blows across the Arctic

    Posted Nov 05th 2007, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... warming. Five nations are competing to claim ownership of the Arctic, a region rich with natural resources. Media last week reported that Russian Natural Resources Minister Yuri Trutnev planned to file an ownership claim to the United Nations this year covering the rich resources of the Arctic seabed. Mr Trutnev said the polar region was an extension of Siberia. It is Russia's ...

  9. Arctic Monkeys

    Posted Feb 05th 2006, 12:00am by Mark Mccord

    ... Mark McCord Arctic Monkeys Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not (Domino) Not since the floppy-fringed Suede heralded the onslaught of Britpop in the early 1990s has a young band come from nowhere to so totally dominate the pop consciousness as Sheffield's spotty teen herberts the Arctic Monkeys. Having conquered the world via the internet, their story ...

  10. Laying claim to the Arctic's frozen assets

    Posted Aug 14th 2007, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... Gwynne Dyer At the beginning of this month, remote-controlled mini-submarines planted a Russian flag on the Arctic seabed at the North Pole, symbolically claiming the Lomonosov Ridge, ... seabed resources all the way to the North Pole. Days later, Danish scientists headed for the Arctic to gather evidence for their claim that the Lomonosov Ridge is actually an extension ...




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