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EU lawmakers vote for ban on Arctic oil exploration

March 16, 2017 10:30 pm
EU lawmakers vote for ban on Arctic oil exploration

This photo taken in the Arctic region on March 26, 2016 shows a perspective of the northeast coastline of Greenland. (Photo by AFP) Members of the European Parliament have voted against oil drilling in the Arctic region, emphasizing the necessity to preserve the icy waters’ unique environment. Lawmakers, who backed […]

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Climate experts says half of Arctic sea ice decline due to natural causes : Qinghua Ding from the University of California

March 14, 2017 12:00 am
Climate experts says half of Arctic sea ice decline due to natural causes : Qinghua Ding from the University of California

A new study says 30 to 50 per cent of the overall decline in September Arctic sea ice since 1979 can be accounted for by natural variability. Photo / Alan Gibson A new study has found that as much as half of the decline in Arctic sea ice over the […]

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