The Arctic

My Top 5 Skiing Spots in America Revealed

With Thanksgiving over, it’s now the winter season!<p>Time to break out the skis, the boots, the sweaters and the ski jackets. Time to check the …

Skiing

Sweden says wildfires remain serious threat

Swedish officials say the country's wildfires remain a serious situation, with the continuing hot and extremely dry weather making firefighting …

Wildfires

12 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Alaska

As Alaska is big, so too is its beauty. A vast, uninhabited wilderness overwhelms the comparatively small cities in the state, such as …

National Parks

Challenges and opportunities: Climate change, rail talks bring both to Churchill

CHURCHILL, Man. - A northern Manitoba community on the shore of Hudson Bay is having an identity crisis.<p>The port of Churchill was once bustling with …

Canadian News

Forget hosepipe bans – we’re experiencing a global heatwave

I write from sunny Normandy, where the lush green rolling hills are not so green, currently, but rust, sandstone, copper and amber. It’s not damp, …

Los Angeles

[Bits] Hearing from Beau; Mighty Duck and cover; The Trouba-door

Also, RIP Fenov. :(There hasn’t been much to glean from the last few days, as far as hockey goes, unfortunately, but we’ve managed to scrounge some …

U.S. Army

Quick Strikes: Talkin’ Bout Development

The Bolts<p>Success drafting in the first round tends to be a sure-fire way to achieve success (unless you’re the Edmonton Oilers) in the NHL. Sure, the …

NHL

Born to rewild

The permafrost is disappearing. As it thaws, billions of tonnes of long-buried carbon could escape into our atmosphere with cataclysmic consequences. …

Ice Age

Earth Law and Coastal Communities - Nature and Environment

It turns out that four out of ten people in the world – about 2.4 billion people – live in coastal areas. UN Sustainable Development, Ocean Fact …

Sea Level

Arctic poses communications challenges

Icebreaking ships<p>As remote as it is, the Arctic can be a busy place. Energy companies, mining companies, fisheries, cruise ships and more need to be …

Mining

Research upends theory that Vikings taught Inuit how to spin yarn

New research is upending old assumptions about what the ancestors of today’s Inuit learned from Viking settlers.<p>And the techniques researchers have developed to show that ancient Dorset and Thule people knew how to spin yarn centuries before the Norse were thought to have taught them could change …

Archaeology

The big heatwave: from Algeria to the Arctic. But what’s the cause?

Last week, authorities in Sweden took an unusual step. They issued an appeal for international aid to help them tackle an epidemic of wildfires that has spread across the nation over the past few days.<p>After months without rain, followed by weeks of soaring temperatures, the nation’s forests had …

Climate Change

10 Breathtaking Sights You Can’t Miss in Scandinavia

Embark on an exhilarating journey through the Norwegian mountains, across the serene waterfalls of Sweden, along the beaches of Denmark and if you’re …

Hiking

China's Xuelong ice breaker sets out for Arctic expedition

The ice breaker, Xuelong, departed the Port of Shanghai on Friday, launching China's ninth Arctic exhibition and setting sail for the North Pole regio …

North Pole

Sweden calls for international help to fight forest fires - CBBC Newsround

Getty Images<p>Sweden's government is asking other countries for help to tackle forest fires that have taken hold across the country.<p>The fires have reached as far north as the Arctic Circle, with 44 burning from Lapland in the far north to the southern island of Gotland.<p>Hot weather and long periods …

Forestry

“Yamal LNG among the most competitive projects globally”

Voyage time from the port of Sabetta, where NOVATEK has its Yamal LNG plant, to the port Jiangsu Rudong was 19 days. That is nearly half the time a …

Natural Gas

How has Singapore been legitimising its presence in the Arctic?

Author: Hema Nadarajah, University of British ColumbiaSixteen years after its admission into the Arctic Council, France published its official Arctic …

University of British Columbia

EU coordinates further assistance to help Sweden fight forest fires

The European Commission has promised extra help for Sweden as it struggles to contain dozens of forest fires. Emergency services said the number of …

Europe

S3 E1: The First Day | Grand Hotel

Become a Member and support this KCET program.<p>Airdates<p>Full Episodes<p>In the aftermath of an explosion, Alicia is abducted.<p>Diego helps Doña Teresa get …

Hotels

The Link Between Us: Managing The Apocalypse

Overview<p>The Link Between Us: Managing The Apocalypse by C J Boyle<p>When a mummified cavewoman is found in the permafrost in Siberia, an ancient virus …

Barnes & Noble

NorthCape 4000 (2018) - BIKEPACKING.com

1 continent, 10 countries, over 4200 km of self supported riding with a legendary destination, the Arctic Circle! This is the NorthCape …

Bikepacking

A veteran chronicles 12 years spent exploring Gates of the Arctic National Park – and passes along some pointers

<b>Gates of the Arctic National Park: Twelve Years of Wilderness Exploration</b><p><i>By Joe Wilkins, Brown Books Publishing Group, 324 pages, 2018. $39.95</i><p>Far to …

National Parks

Saturday Pens Points: Hornqvist the advanced stat darling

Check up on all the links fit to share on a summer Saturday for the Pittsburgh Penguins and around the NHLYour Saturday morning links:Patric …

Ice Hockey

Living in the Arctic

View of Svalsat, the ground station that will track SSETI Express<p>View of Svalsat, the ground station that will track SSETI Express. SSETI Express has …

Global Warming

A Global Heat Wave Has Set the Arctic Circle on Fire

From Japan to Sweden, and Oman to Texas, a global heat wave is setting records, igniting wildfires, and killing dozens all across the world this week.<p>…

Arctic Circle

Spread across the globe - These 6 luxury hotels deliver a unique futuristic experience -

<i>Ultra-modern amenities and revolutionary architecture of these Berlin, Dubai, Maldives, Bali, Macau and Norway hotels offer cutting-edge accommodation</i><p>…

Hotels

The Arctic is on fire, and you can see it from space

Wildfires are ravaging parts of the Arctic Circle, and they’re big enough to see from space.<p>The wildfires started in early June, and more than 50 have now cropped up in parts of Sweden inside the Arctic Circle, according to the European Space Agency, which has kept tabs on the situation with …

Arctic Circle

Inuit Circumpolar Council signs Utqiaġvik Declaration: a guide for Arctic action for the next four years

The Utqiaġvik Declaration being signed by members of the Inuit Circumpolar Council’s Executive Council. The declaration provides guidance for ICC …

Inuit

Crop failure and bankruptcy threaten farmers as drought grips Europe

Farmers across northern and central Europe are facing crop failure and bankruptcy as one of the most intense regional droughts in recent memory strengthens its grip.<p>States of emergency have been declared in Latvia and Lithuania, while the sun continues to bake Swedish fields that have received only …

Environment

Landscape photography secrets – 5 tips to be aware

How do you know when the light is best – there are some great tool to help you<p>5. Phone and tablet apps<p>When planning a shoot you need to consider:<p>How …

Landscape Photography