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Secret Atlas Launches Private, Sustainable Small Ship Luxury Expeditions To Greenland and Iceland

The Oneida Daily Dispatch 18 Jun 2021
NEW YORK, June 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- , the home of small ship voyages to remote areas of the Arctic, announces the addition of two new luxury expeditions to Iceland and Greenland for Summer and Fall 2021 ... Secret Atlas is the home of small ship voyages that explore the world's ...
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Locally made data buoys to take part in Arctic mission

Taipei Times 18 Jun 2021
... Arctic Sea for an observation mission ... Despite the negative effects of a melting Arctic, the ice-free status might usher in a new intercontinental waterway for shipping through which Taiwan, with its competitive geographic location, can explore new economic opportunities, he said.
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UN adopts ban on heavy fuel oil use by ships in Arctic

Reuters 17 Jun 2021
LONDON, June 17 (Reuters) - The United Nations shipping agency on Thursday adopted a ban on the use of heavy fuel oil in the Arctic region while green groups said the regulations contained loopholes which will allow many vessels to keep sailing without enough regulatory control.
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France Shows Interest in Development of Northern Sea Route - Russian Official

Urdu Point 17 Jun 2021
In 2018, French President Emmanuel Macron stated that the development of the Arctic shipping route will kill the planet, Korchunov recalled ... Korchunov noted that in 2018 a US-based NGO, the Ocean Conservancy, launched a campaign against the Arctic cargo traffic, which was ...
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IMO MEPC Selects "Business-as-Usual" Carbon Targets for 2026

The Maritime Executive 17 Jun 2021
"Since short-term measures to address greenhouse gas reductions from shipping so weak, it will mean no reductions in CO2 emissions in the ... "For the next 10 years, shipping's climate heating emissions will likely increase, especially in the Arctic where shipping is set to expand.".
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China poses ‘systemic’ challenges warns NATO

Tamil Guardian 17 Jun 2021
He called on China; ... Read Stoltenberg full statement here ... The New York Times highlights that China has “sent ships into the Mediterranean and through the Arctic; it has also conducted military exercises with Russia in NATO’s backyard, built bases in Africa, and owns significant infrastructure in Europe, including the Greek port of Piraeus” ... .
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Putin: Nuclear-armed Russia, US share responsibility for global strategic stability

Press TV 17 Jun 2021
Putin and Biden also signed a joint statement on the matter following their summit ... Tough diplomatic face-off ... Ukraine conflict ... Putin also stressed that it was Moscow’s sovereign right to determine whether or not to allow foreign ships to pass through inland seas in the Arctic or not, but that Russia was not abusing such a right ... www.presstv.ir ... .
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Competition heats up in the melting Arctic, and the US isn’t prepared to counter Russia ...

Penn Live 16 Jun 2021
With the sea ice now thinner and disappearing sooner in the spring, several countries have had their eyes on the Arctic, both for access to valuable natural resources, including the fossil fuels whose use is now driving global warming, and as a shorter route for commercial ships ... Arctic shipping routes.
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Algorithm reveals the mysterious foraging habits of narwhals

Phys Dot Org 16 Jun 2021
The small whale, known for its distinctively spiraled tusk, is under mounting pressure due to warming waters and the subsequent increase in Arctic shipping traffic ... Because narwhals live in isolated Arctic regions and hunt at depths of up to 1,000 meters, it is very difficult—sometimes impossible—to gain any insight whatsoever.
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Bacteria used to clean diesel-polluted soil in Greenland

Phys Dot Org 16 Jun 2021
As such, this natural method can be applied elsewhere in the Arctic, where it would otherwise be incredibly resource-intensive to remove contaminated soil by way of aircraft or ship," explains Professor Jan H ... Prior to this project, landfarming had never been tested on a large scale under Arctic conditions.
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DM's son works at defence firm behind winning warship bid; DND silent on what guidelines are in place to avoid conflict of interest

Canada Dot Com 14 Jun 2021
The Kanata-based firm also has a significant role on the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship project being handled by the defence department ... Try refreshing your browser, or ... .
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Competition Heats Up in a Melting Arctic

The Maritime Executive 13 Jun 2021
With the sea ice now thinner and disappearing sooner in the spring, several countries have had their eyes on the Arctic, both for access to valuable natural resources, including the fossil fuels whose use is now driving global warming, and as a shorter route for commercial ships ... Arctic shipping routes (Susie Harder/Arctic Council).
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Putin Says Russia Will Continue Developing World's Most Powerful Icebreaker Fleet

Urdu Point 13 Jun 2021
Karl Schultz said that the US was discussing plans to lease a heavy icebreaker to increase its presence in the Arctic while building a ship of its own - a process that could take up to a decade ....
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