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Takeaway: polar research warms up

Nice place to be a researcher, isn’t it? But that’s only because now it’s summer. In winter, temperatures reach here -45ºC. These biologists

Nice place to be a researcher, isn’t it? But that’s only because now it’s summer. In winter, temperatures reach here -45ºC. These biologists

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Polar research warms up

In this edition of Futuris we travel to northern Sweden, some 150km inside the Arctic Circle where winter temperatures can fall to -45ºc.

In this edition of Futuris we travel to northern Sweden, some 150km inside the Arctic Circle where winter temperatures can fall to -45ºc.

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NASA to explore Arctic sea ice after record warm winter

NASA is preparing to launch two missions to explore the Arctic following data that showed 2015 to be the warmest year on record. According to the

NASA is preparing to launch two missions to explore the Arctic following data that showed 2015 to be the warmest year on record. According to the

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North Pole hots up as El Nino shakes up world weather

It seems things are hotting up in the North Pole. As El Nino shakes up weather around the world, forecasters predicted temperatures of up to minus

It seems things are hotting up in the North Pole. As El Nino shakes up weather around the world, forecasters predicted temperatures of up to minus

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Activists celebrate Arctic drilling victory

Actress Emma Thompson helps to haul a giant polar bear through the streets of London as part of Greenpeace’s celebrations at news that Shell is

Actress Emma Thompson helps to haul a giant polar bear through the streets of London as part of Greenpeace’s celebrations at news that Shell is

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Campaigners hail Shell withdrawal from Alaska Arctic drilling

Royal Dutch Shell has abandoned its search for oil in the Arctic after failing to find enough supplies of crude during a seven-year quest. It has

Royal Dutch Shell has abandoned its search for oil in the Arctic after failing to find enough supplies of crude during a seven-year quest. It has

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Chinese boat sets North East Passage record

The sun rose on a new chapter of sailing history this week. On Tuesday Chinese skipper Guo Chuan and his four crew members from Russia, France and

The sun rose on a new chapter of sailing history this week. On Tuesday Chinese skipper Guo Chuan and his four crew members from Russia, France and

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Activists surround Shell's Arctic drilling rig

Some 25 activists were detained by the US Coast Guard after trying to prevent a Royal Dutch Shell drilling rig from leaving its base in Seattle. The

Some 25 activists were detained by the US Coast Guard after trying to prevent a Royal Dutch Shell drilling rig from leaving its base in Seattle. The

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Seattle begins the battle with Shell over Arctic drilling

Protesters in Seattle are not giving oil giant Shell any peace. After the arrival of the first of two giant rigs destined for Arctic drilling at the

Protesters in Seattle are not giving oil giant Shell any peace. After the arrival of the first of two giant rigs destined for Arctic drilling at the

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Arctic oil prospecting imminent as Shell given go-ahead

Arctic riches beckon. Anglo-Dutch oil company Shell has received renewed permission from the US government to prospect in Alaska’s Chukchi Sea

Arctic riches beckon. Anglo-Dutch oil company Shell has received renewed permission from the US government to prospect in Alaska’s Chukchi Sea