Posts Tagged ‘Arctic’

Trump administration rushes to auction off Arctic National Wildlife Refuge drilling rights before Biden inauguration

In what critics are calling a parting gift to the fossil fuel industry, the Trump administration on Tuesday will ask oil and gas companies to choose which areas of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska—which is the sacred homeland of the Gwich’in Indigenous people—they would like to drill. The Washington Post reports the administration’s call for nominations is a […]

Seven things to learn on the Arctic from documentary photographer Louie Palu

The Arctic is undergoing an unprecedented ecological transition that will have an impact far beyond the region. A study funded by The National Science Foundation (USA) has suggested that it has warmed by 0.75 degrees Celsius in the last decade. There is a stark contrast when comparing this figure with the rest of the world, […]

Russian strategic bombers escorted by US F-22 over neutral Arctic waters – MoD

The Tu-95MS planes, together with Tu-142 anti-submarine warfare aircraft, were conducting planned training flights over the neutral waters of the Arctic Ocean, the Bering Sea and the Sea of Okhotsk, Major-General Igor Konashenkov, a Defense Ministry spokesman, said on Saturday. Russian long-range bombers target ISIS positions in Idlib & Deir ez-Zor in Syria – MoD […]

Herds of Arctic Reindeer Walking in Mesmerizing Circular Patterns

A video of several reindeer herds on Russia’s Kola Peninsula, in the Arctic Circle, walking in circular patterns for no apparent reason has been getting a lot of attention on social media lately. The video was originally posted on the Facebook page of the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography Peter the Great, aka Kunstkámera, located in […]

Top NASA scientist previously claimed all ice will VANISH from the Arctic by this summer

(Natural News) Climate alarmists are everywhere — but real science continues to show that these scaremongers are the ones full of hot air. Back in 2008, a top “climate prophet” from NASA predicted that the Arctic would be free of sea ice by summer 2018. But data from 2017 has shown quite […]

Arctic warming? Scientists alarmed by supposed temperature rises

     Record warmth in the Arctic this month could yet prove to be a freak occurrence, but experts warn the warming event is unprecedented An alarming heatwave in the sunless winter Arctic is causing blizzards in Europe and forcing scientists to reconsider even their most pessimistic forecasts of climate change. Although it could yet prove […]

Putin: Russia’s Arctic fleet is strongest in the world & will continue to be

The Russian leader vowed to continue developing the scientific, transport and military infrastructure in the strategically important Arctic region. He also emphasized that icebreakers are a key component of this ambition. “Our Arctic fleet has been, remains and will be the strongest one in the world,” Putin said, addressing Russian parliamentarians on Thursday. READ MORE: Russia’s successes […]

Arctic chill at minus 65C in Nunavut – eskimos advised to stay indoors

     Rankin Inlet, Nunavut gets cold in the winter. Located on the northwestern shore of the Hudson Bay at 62 degrees and between Chesterfield Inlet and Arviat, the town is definitely in a remote yet exposed region. Weather is just a part of life and recently the weather has been colder than cold. Schools in […]

How about plastic for dinner? It is showing up in mussels from the Arctic to China, and ending up on our plates

(Natural News) While some moules et frites (mussels and fries) sounds delicious, the dish probably wouldn’t be as appetizing if every other bite had plastic in it. According to a recent study, mussels from the European Arctic to China are contaminated with “tiny bits of plastic.” Mussels in Arctic waters contain the most plastic of […]

Niagara Falls ‘freezes’ as Arctic conditions grip North America (VIDEO)

     North America is currently experiencing a particularly severe and protracted cold snap resulting in major car accidents, a state of emergency, sharks freezing to death and even now Niagara Falls is experiencing the Arctic blast. The water of the majestic falls themselves has yet to succumb to the polar winds, but the surrounding area […]

Plastic Found in Mussels from Arctic to China

Plastic Found in Mussels from Arctic to China December 20th, 2017 Via: Reuters: Tiny bits of plastic are contaminating mussels from the European Arctic to China in a sign of the global spread of ocean pollution that can end up on people’s dinner plates. […]

What lies beneath: ‘Monster’ plankton discovered in Arctic ice (PHOTO)

The fortuitous discovery of the eight-legged creature – which freakishly only has one eye, no mouth and two hairy antennae – was made by a University of Manitoba student in 2014. READ MORE: Jellyfish invasions caused by human construction at sea – study Aurelie Delaforge was working at an ice camp in the wilds of Cambridge […]

30,000 sq mile Antarctic ice hole & Arctic ice gain anomalies

     The media sounds alarm bells that there is a 30,000 square mile ice hole that opened in the Antarctic sea ice, as if its because of global warming, but they forget to add that this occurred in the 1970’s as well. Arctic sea ice continues to grow at record pace and Greenland with massive […]

Due to global human pollution, the arctic has become a toxic reservoir of heavy metals, PCBs and other deadly chemicals

(Natural News) Human-induced pollution has greatly affected the Greenland ice sheet and the whole Arctic region over the last few decades. Back in the late 1950s, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers built Camp Century, an army base located just below the surface of the ice sheet. The cavernous army base, big enough to accommodate up to […]

Mars One Time Had An Ocean With More Water Than The Arctic

Analysis of water residue in Martian ice caps indicates that the Red Planet was once – at least partly – blue. Billions of years ago, Mars had a body of water that held more water than Earth’s Arctic Ocean, according to a NASA study published Thursday. “Our study provides a solid estimate of how much […]

US Secretary of State Signs Arctic Climate “Affirmation”

US Secretary of State Signs Arctic Climate Affirmation By Eric Worrall Rex Tillerson. By Office of the President-elect [CC BY 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons View the original article US Secretary of State Signs Arctic Climate Affirmation at wattsupwiththat.com Posted in Analysis & Review. Tagged with Climate Change, Rex Tillerson, Wikimedia Commons. No comments By darkpolitricks […]

‘There is no potential for any conflict in the Arctic’ – Lavrov

“Russia is doing and will do a lot to make sure the Arctic develops as a territory of peace, stability and cooperation,” Lavrov said speaking at the council’s meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska. “There is no potential for any conflict here.” “International law makes it possible to reliably ensure the national interests of all Arctic states […]

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Reversal Of Arctic And Atlantic Drilling Ban

Anchorage, AK — Conservation and Alaska Native groups today filed a lawsuit against President Trump, challenging his decision to jettison a permanent ban on new offshore oil and gas drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans. The groups, League of Conservation Voters, Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club, Alaska Wilderness League, Defenders of Wildlife, Northern Alaska Environmental Center, REDOIL […]

How Do We Organize A Hundred Million. Part 4: Transformation And Reconstruction

Print Friendly Above Photo: From Progressive.network The final post in the series: How Do We Organize A Hundred Million? Click to read Part One, Two, Three. Transformation and Reconstruction: the Means and Measure of Revolutionary Change To organize millions, the revolution has to create, not destroy.   Truly massive movements take shape around affirmations of goodness most powerfully represented […]

Great White shark attacks fisherman near Cape Agulhas, South Africa

     A shark, apparently a Great White, attacked a spear fisherman near Cape Agulhas on Thursday, the NSRI said. A fellow spear fisherman brought the 43-year-old man to Arniston harbour around noon and used the rubber bands from their spear guns as a tourniquet on the wounds, National Sea Rescue Institute Agulhas station commander Reinard […]

6 injured as gunman opens fire on tourist bus in France

The bus was carrying 75 Czech tourists, including a group of children who were on a school trip, and was en route from Spain to the Czech Republic. The incident happened not far from the southeast French town of Saulce-sur-Rhone, when the bus was roughly halfway between Lyon and Marseille, local media report. ISIS to […]

Growing List Of Celebrities Speaking Out About Chemtrails/Geoengineering

Cassius Kamarampi, ContributorWaking Times First, the alt media exploded with info about Merle Haggard exposing chemtrails/geoengineering when he passed away. Then, it was Prince: now we can add Vin Diesel and Chuck Norris to that list. Chuck Norris took a particularly bold stance, and wrote an entire article entitled “Sky Criminals.” […]

US Kunduz inquiry lacks transparency, no deterrent against similar potential attacks – MSF to RT

On Friday Army General Joseph L. Votel, commander of US Central Command (CENTCOM) published the results of an investigation into the bombing of an MSF facility that took place in October. The probe stated that 16 people had been guilty for the strike. Twelve of those individuals were punished with administrative measures taken by the General […]

State Police Tracking Social Media To Monitor Flint Water Crisis Talk

Police in Michigan have been using online surveillance to monitor social media comments made about the Flint water crisis, according to emails released by Governor Rick Snyder’s office. The emails reveal that there had even been an attempt to press charges against one man over a Facebook post in which he criticized the governments handling […]

French soldier attacked by ‘Arabic-speaking’ man wielding blade in Strasbourg

On Saturday evening, a troop patrol which was on the streets as part of France’s heightened security measures following last year’s terror attacks, was approached by a man who sliced one of the soldiers in the face with a box cutter, French media report.  “During a patrol at the station, two groups consisting of two […]

N. Korea vows to stop nuke tests if US ends military drills with Seoul

“Stop the nuclear war exercises in the Korean Peninsula, then we should also cease our nuclear tests,” Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong said in his first-ever interview with Western media. “If we continue on this path of confrontation, this will lead to very catastrophic results, not only for the two countries but for the whole entire […]

Happy Adolf Hitler Birthday 2016: Celebrations Worldwide

“Adolf Hitler’s birthdays are always the saddest. We celebrate his greatness and his message for us to save ourselves from the same threat today he fought back then. But we are happy in our affection for him and in the knowledge that the time will come when we will rise up to complete his work […]

Samsung Holds A Patent On Smart Contact Lenses With Built In Camera

Samsung has been granted a patent for smart contact lenses with built-in cameras that can project images directly into your eyes. According to a Samsung-focused tech blog called SamMobile, the patent application was filed in South Korea back in 2014. The patent includes a contact lens equipped with a display, a camera, an antenna, and […]

Syrian ceasefire bulletin: Reconciliation committee head kidnapped by moderate terrorists

     General information on the application of measures for the reconciliation of opposing sides In the course of last 24 hours, ceasefire agreements have been achieved with commanders of 5 armed formations with total staff up to 450 men active in vicinity of Mahajjah (Daraa province). In total, 42 ceasefire application forms have been signed […]

Newsletter: Using Courts To Build The Movement

Print Friendly The courts are a tool usually used by the status quo to protect their interests. The US Constitution is a property rights constitution, with human rights a secondary thought. Laws have followed the lead of the Constitution and have strengthened property rights. The worst crimes of US history have been protected by law […]

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