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From India to Greenland

Blog entry by Juliette | 24 August, 2009 4 comments

India seems (and is) quite far away from Greenland and the Arctic. Yet, with the world's second population and with major cities like Mumbai (parts of which lie just a few meters above sea level), the country cannot ignore what is...

The Most Excellent Storm: At Helheim Glacier

Blog entry by Melanie | 23 August, 2009 1 comment

Today is August 22. We are mid-way through leg 2 of this Arctic Climate Impacts Expedition in Sermilik Fjord. We have been wildly busy since arriving in Tasiilaq on August 17, but things are going really, really well. We’ve been...

Arctic Sunrise weathering media storm off Greenland

Blog entry by Melanie | 22 August, 2009

The Arctic Sunrise is currently on the east coast of Greenland. We said goodbye to the on-board science team in Nugatsiaq on August 9, and to two Chinese journalists and a campaigner from Greenpeace China in Sisimiut on August 11. Our...

Hamaoka: reading the news and things to come

Blog entry by Justin | 21 August, 2009 1 comment

We’ve said before that when it comes to reading news about the nuclear industry, initial reports should never be taken at face value or in isolation. Often the first stories about a nuclear incident consist of industry statements...

Nuclear News: Attacks on Pakistani Nuclear Facilities

Blog entry by Justin | 21 August, 2009 1 comment

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Attacks on Pakistani Nuclear Facilities ’In July, the CTC Sentinel published an analysis stating that over the past two years, several Pakistani nuclear weapons sites have come under...

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