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My Turn: Embrace challenges, rewards of being an Arctic nation

...options exist and reliable telecommunications and internet access is commonplace. Then there is the Arctic in Alaska, Canada, Greenland and parts Russia that still struggle to access clean drinking water, affordable energy and essential services. In those...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-19/my-turn-embrace-challenges-rewards-be
Opinion
Alaska Juvenile Male Soccer Opens AWG with 10-4 Loss to Greenland

...WHITEHORSE, Yukon (March 4, 2012) ? Greenland used a string of six straight goals...the Arctic Winter Games."We expect Greenland to be one of the tougher teams," Alaska...game. They have to adjust to it."Greenland got two goals each from Kuluk Hermansen...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-03-05
Sports
Antarctic sea ice growth does not negate climate change

...chilly air, creating an opportunity to make more ice.In the landlocked Arctic, winter sea ice gets hemmed in by Russia, Greenland, Canada and Alaska, said Thorsten Markus, head of cryospheric sciences at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. But in...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-09-03/antarctic-sea-ice-growth-does-not-neg
Not For Web
Family of missing hiker speaks out

...always outside doing adventurous activities, whether it's kayaking in Juneau, bicycling across Canada or ice camping in Greenland."She kayaks, she cycles," Brenda Buis, Sharon's sister-in-law, told the Empire on Tuesday, adding that Sharon...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-28/family-missing-hiker-speaks-out
Local
Inuit council members meet in Kotzebue

...meeting in Kotzebue.Members from Russia, Greenland and Canada met with Alaska members last...have a seat on the Arctic Council. ICC Greenland President Aqqaluk Lynge there has to...and our future culture," Lynge said.Greenland has seen a rapid growth of mining, and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-26/inuit-council-members-meet-kotzebue
State
On the Trails: The scourge of scurvy

...reported as spruce or arbor vitae); this treatment was suggested by local Natives. Still earlier, the Vikings on the way to Greenland are said to have made use of scurvy grass or a similar species. And long before that, in the fifth century, the Chinese...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-15/trails-scourge-scurvy
Outdoors
UAF gets $127K penalty for musk oxen deaths

...Musk oxen were once native to Alaska but were hunted to extinction several hundred years ago. The animals were reintroduced, starting with a small herd from Greenland in the 1930s. The university herd was established about 30 years ago.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-12/uaf-gets-127k-penalty-musk-oxen-deaths
State
Emotions run high after search is called off

...adventures, from cycling to kayaking to hiking. She's biked across Canada and just returned from an ice camping trip in Greenland with Johnson last month."Sharon is a very tough and strong woman, she grew up as a farm girl," Irene Versteegen-Buis...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-30/emotions-run-high-after-search-called
Local
My Turn: Muskoxen are a conservation success

...hunters in the mid-1800s. The original Nunivak herd of about 35 animals had been brought to Alaska from native herds in Greenland with funding provided by the U.S. Congress. These progenitors of today's muskoxen were initially taken to the University...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-08/my-turn-muskoxen-are-conservation-suc
Opinion
As Alaska's glaciers retreat, scientists look for links to climate

...are dwarfed by the huge ice sheets of Antarctica, or even Greenland, they play a disproportionate role in the rise of sea levels...changing more rapidly than the ice sheets" of Antarctica and Greenland."O'Neel spoke at the University of Alaska Southeast's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-10-30/alaskas-glaciers-retreat-scientists-loo
State

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