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The Arctic Garden

Peter Neill | Posted 11.11.2015 | Green
Peter Neill

No one seemed to be asking the alternative question: Other than resource extraction, what is the true value of the Arctic?

Here's How 'Twin Peaks' Changed The Course Of One Gay Teen's Life Forever

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 05.05.2015 | Gay Voices

The legacy of cult classic television show "Twin Peaks" continues to hold strong decades later. In fact, for one gay teen, "Twin Peaks" literally chan...

Lost Ship From Doomed Arctic Expedition Discovered

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 09.10.2014 | Science

TORONTO (AP) — One of two British explorer ships that vanished in the Arctic nearly 170 years ago during a search for the fabled Northwest Passage h...

How Did Western Civilization End? A Noted Historian Of Science Looks Back -- From 2093

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 10.04.2014 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

"The Collapse of Western Civilization" is the clearest, shortest explanation of the science of climate change and its consequences I've seen.

The New North

Peter Neill | Posted 08.16.2014 | Green
Peter Neill

The new north -- a phrase that slowly seeps into the geopolitical discussion and suggests that in the changes, overt and still to come, in the norther...

Maine Governor Says We Shouldn't Be So Glum About Global Warming

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 12.05.2013 | Politics

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) suggested Thursday that global warming could actually be a good thing for his state, because the melting ice is opening up ...

Andrew Burmon

A Thawed Plan: How Warming Complicates Cruising The Canadian Arctic | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.27.2011 | Travel

The melting of Arctic ice first made the Northwest Passage passable for a cruise ship in 1984, creating an opportunity for outfitters to cater to thos...

Ship Lost For More Than 150 Years Recovered In Canada

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TORONTO — Canadian archeologists have found a ship abandoned more than 150 years ago in the quest for the fabled Northwest Passage and which was...

Warm Winds May Reopen Arctic Northwest Passage

McClatchy Newspapers | George Bryson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Alaska's warm weather this summer has all "gone north." Way north. Scientists at the National Snow and Ice Data Center say strong, southerly winds fro...

Elusive Northwest Passage May Open To Shipping As Arctic Ice Cap Shrinks

AP | Jamey Keaten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Arctic ice has shrunk to the lowest level on record, new satellite images show, raising the possibility that the Northwest Passage that eluded famous ...