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Feds new confidentiality rules on Arctic project called ‘chilling’

Feds new confidentiality rules on Arctic project called ‘chilling’ | Inuit Nunangat Stories | Scoop.it
bid by the federal government to impose sweeping confidentiality rules on an Arctic science project has run into serious resistance in the United States.
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"...DFO’s proposed confidentiality provisions say all technology and “other information” related to the Arctic project “shall be deemed to be confidential and neither party may release any such information to others in any way whatsoever without the prior written authorization of the other party.” If enforced, Muenchow says the fisheries department could prevent researchers from publishing scientific findings, blogging about their project or sharing information on the project with the media and public, which is encouraged by the U.S. agencies co-funding the project. Muenchow and DFO scientists involved in the project travel north by icebreaker to deploy and retrieve instruments to assess oceanographic conditions in the ice-choked Nares Strait, which runs between Canada’s Ellesmere Island and Greenland and may have a significant effect on ocean circulation. Muenchow’s problem with the DFO comes amid growing concern and controversy over the Harper government’s micro-management of scientific projects. Researchers are dismayed at “new” publication procedures sent to many federal fisheries scientists two weeks ago and published on-line by anonymous federal researcher. The procedures say DFO managers will decide when and if studies involving DFO scientists can be published in external scientific journals, which are at the heart of scientific communication. ..."
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India must take advantage of Moscow's leverage in the Arctic region - Hindustan Times

India must take advantage of Moscow's leverage in the Arctic region - Hindustan Times | Inuit Nunangat Stories | Scoop.it
Commercially, Russia is set to play a big role in India’s energy security.
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An Early Arctic Explorer's Dramatic Drawings of the Frozen North - Slate Magazine (blog)

An Early Arctic Explorer's Dramatic Drawings of the Frozen North - Slate Magazine (blog) | Inuit Nunangat Stories | Scoop.it
Arctic explorer Sir John Ross drew these images while captaining the first 19th-century British search for the Northwest Passage.
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Here Are 18 Outrageous Prices Northern Canadians Have To Pay For Food

Here Are 18 Outrageous Prices Northern Canadians Have To Pay For Food | Inuit Nunangat Stories | Scoop.it
Average weekly groceries: $600 .
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Shaun Malley sur Twitter

Shaun Malley sur Twitter | Inuit Nunangat Stories | Scoop.it
Kativik School Board announces the appointment of president & executive cttee #nunavik #cbcnorth pic.twitter.com/IRKsYJiTJn
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The Canadian government just granted big oil companies the right to bomb the Arctic seabed.

The Canadian government just granted big oil companies the right to bomb the Arctic seabed. | Inuit Nunangat Stories | Scoop.it
Putting the Clyde River, the narwhals and everyone whose way of life depends on the ocean in danger.
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NEWS: Aglukkaq talks about Inuit traditional knowledge at Lima conference

NEWS: Aglukkaq talks about Inuit traditional knowledge at Lima conference | Inuit Nunangat Stories | Scoop.it
Saying it’s a subject “near and dear” to her heart, Leona Aglukkaq, the environment minister and Nunavut MP, played up her government’s support for traditional aboriginal knowledge in a speech given Dec.
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Innovative course for an innovative North

Innovative course for an innovative North | Inuit Nunangat Stories | Scoop.it
RT @ICNGD: Excited for the launching of @kenscoates' free open online course on #circumpolar #innovation: http://t.co/95ucpMW7dj #innovatio…
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Magical ice cave exploring in Breiðamerkurjökull glacier

Magical ice cave exploring in Breiðamerkurjökull glacier | Inuit Nunangat Stories | Scoop.it
When ice has been pressured and sheltered from direct sunlight its colour is not white, but the fantastic luminous blue that you can see in these photos, captured in an ice cave in Breiðamerkurjökull, an outlet glacier in Vatnajökull, Iceland’s...
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Jay Z and Beyoncé Vacation in Iceland for the Rapper's 45th Birthday

Jay Z and Beyoncé Vacation in Iceland for the Rapper's 45th Birthday | Inuit Nunangat Stories | Scoop.it
The couple stayed at a "private luxury resort and spa" that is "fit for a king"
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OMG, What Are the Inuit Elders Warning NASA and the World About?

OMG, What Are the Inuit Elders Warning NASA and the World About? | Inuit Nunangat Stories | Scoop.it
The Inuit are indigenous people who inhabit the arctic regions of Canada, the United States, and Greenland, and throughout history their very lives have depended on being able to correctly forecast weather...
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Inuit Elders Warn Earth HAS Shifted - YouTube

Inuit Elders are issuing a dire warning to NASA..... the earth has shifted, tilted.... "wobbled" and this is what is causing such extreme weather events. Art...
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Amazing Video...

#iceland   #greenland   #auroraborealis  

Amazing Video...<br/><br/>#iceland   #greenland   #auroraborealis   | Inuit Nunangat Stories | Scoop.it
Amazing Video... #iceland #greenland #auroraborealis  - Delton Doucet – Google+
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Russian Navy to Focus Strategy on Arctic Zone and Black Sea - Newsweek

Newsweek Russian Navy to Focus Strategy on Arctic Zone and Black Sea Newsweek The Russian navy has unveiled plans to strengthen its presence in the Black Sea and the Arctic zone, heavily focusing its military strategy on the two regions for the...
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NEWS: Kids get down and gooey at Nunavut science camp

NEWS: Kids get down and gooey at Nunavut science camp | Inuit Nunangat Stories | Scoop.it
Special to Nunatsiaq News CAMBRIDGE BAY — Here’s one way to get kids’ attention: fill a table top with vegetable oil, antacid, vinegar, cornstarch water, glue, bowls and stir sticks and tell everyone to roll up their sleeves.
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Greenland, the World’s Biggest Slave State | Radiance Viewsweekly

Greenland, the World’s Biggest Slave State | Radiance Viewsweekly | Inuit Nunangat Stories | Scoop.it
Suprise Suprise. Colonization in 20th century. #shame "@MD_Nalapat: Greenland, the World’s Biggest Slave State http://t.co/ScLh7RMN38"
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Arctic circle Soviet officer authentic sheepskin ushanka

Arctic circle Soviet officer authentic sheepskin ushanka | Inuit Nunangat Stories | Scoop.it
@Ghg398 buy me for jesusmas plz http://t.co/XxYshdDQTZ
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Transfer of forces to Russia's new Arctic command to be completed by mid ... - ITAR-TASS

Transfer of forces to Russia's new Arctic command to be completed by mid ... - ITAR-TASS | Inuit Nunangat Stories | Scoop.it
The command staff of the brigade is taking advanced training at military training centers
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What we know about the future of the Arctic is scary—what we don't, scarier - Quartz

What we know about the future of the Arctic is scary—what we don't, scarier - Quartz | Inuit Nunangat Stories | Scoop.it
It's going to be a long, warm winter.
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Association between environmental contaminants and health outcomes in indigenous populations of the Circumpolar North | Singh | International Journal of Circumpolar Health

Association between environmental contaminants and health outcomes in indigenous populations of the Circumpolar North
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U of S professor launches new, open online course on Circumpolar Innovation

U of S professor launches new, open online course on Circumpolar Innovation | Inuit Nunangat Stories | Scoop.it
December 8, 2014 A new open online course offered by the U of S looks to answer how innovation and technology can improve life for people in the North. This February, Ken Coates, director of the In...
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Ancient creature discovered deep beneath the Arctic Ocean - CTV News

Ancient creature discovered deep beneath the Arctic Ocean - CTV News | Inuit Nunangat Stories | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered the remains of a new species of sea creature buried deep beneath the sediment under the Arctic Ocean.
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‘Two Lands – Greenland | Iceland': Timelapse of the Aurora Borealis As It Dances Across the Night Sky [VIDEO]

‘Two Lands – Greenland | Iceland': Timelapse of the Aurora Borealis As It Dances Across the Night Sky [VIDEO] | Inuit Nunangat Stories | Scoop.it
The aurora borealis follow an 11-year cycle, with the strongest and most frequent activity occurring during that eleventh year.
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