North-East Passage soon free from ice again?

The North-East Passage, the sea route along the North coast of Russia, is expected to be free of ice early again this summer. The forecast was made by sea ice physicists of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in the Helmholtz Association based on a series of measurement flights over the Laptev.. read more →

10 Jun 2012
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Black out Speak out

Websites from environmental organiizations and charities were blacked out across Canada on Monday, “in support of nature and democracy”, as the participating organizations stated. The move had been triggered by omnibus federal budget bill that leads to sweeping changes in the environmental laws in Canada and the assessment process for major industrial projects like oil.. read more →

04 Jun 2012
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