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Oldest Ice in North America Hints at Hardy Tundra

Ancient frozen soil did not easily melt during past periods of global warming, suggesting that modern permafrost may not thaw and release as much carbon as previously thought, a new study says.

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Oldest Ice in North America Hints at Hardy Tundra this article opens in a new window

Source: National Geographic, Mon September 22, 2008
Ancient frozen soil did not easily melt during past periods of global warming, suggesting that modern permafrost may not thaw and release as much carbon as previously thought, a new study says.

Canada to create giant new northern national park this article opens in a new window

Source: ENN, Tue April 08, 2008
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada will create a giant new national park covering some 1.9 million acres along one of the country's most spectacular northern rivers, Environment Minister John Baird said on Monday. The Naats'ihch'oh National Park Reserve will cover the watershed of the South Nahanni river in the Northwest Territories.

Bacteria tests in Arctic hamlet may unlock stomach cancer mystery this article opens in a new window

Source: CBC, Fri February 08, 2008
Hundreds of adults living in the small Arctic hamlet of Aklavik, N.W.T., joined a research study this week by getting tested for a stomach bacterium that may be behind the community's high incidence of stomach cancer.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Bigger Than Yellowstone, Canada Park to Protect Cultures, Creatures

Source: National Geographic News, Mon October 23, 2006
Northwest Territories, Canada - With the flourish of a pen and a fire ceremony, Canada's government and Indian groups agreed last week to create a vast national park in the Northwest Territories on the East Arm of Great Slave Lake.

Scientists find new species in high Arctic

Source: CTV, Tue August 02, 2005
Fairbanks, Alaska - Contrary to popular opinion, the remote and inhospitable Canadian Arctic is teeming with life, says a team of international scientists who just completed a 30-day expedition to the northern ocean.

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