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Latest Drift ice Stories

2009-04-13 08:13:32

Gaining insights into the nature of sea ice.

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2008-08-22 06:50:00

Observers flying over Alaska's northwest coast spotted nine polar bears in one day swimming in the open ocean. Warming conditions are forcing bears to make riskier, long-distance swims to stable sea ice or land.

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2008-04-14 11:25:00

For the first time, a German has taken part in a Russian drift expedition and has explored the atmosphere above the central Arctic during the polar night.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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