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    Arctic Research Paper

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    The Arctic and Antarctic regions are home to some of the coldest and unapproachable landscapes in existence‚ making them the two of the most underdeveloped areas known to man. While located at the two extremes of the Earth‚ both the North Pole and South Pole play a similar and important role in the balance of our planet. The North Pole is located at the highest point in the globe‚ and is one of two axis points that the Earth rotates on. It has no land mass and consists only of ice‚ which constantly

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    To what extent should Canada protect its Arctic Sovereignty? Canadian Arctic Sovereignty is currently a pressing issue has raised many questions about who owns and who has control over the Arctic and its precious resources. The posing question is; to what extent should Canada protect its Arctic Sovereignty? There are many reasons why Canada must go forward in defending and protecting the Arctic to a moderate extent even though it will be a challenging mission considering that the Canadian military

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    G eo Factsheet www.curriculum-press.co.uk Number 225 Development versus conservation in Alaska’s Arctic wilderness: the case of the oil and gas industry Fig. 1 Oil prices 2006-08. Introduction The Arctic wilderness areas of Alaska are facing potential dramatic new changes as a result of the rising world price of oil and gas (Fig. 1). In Autumn 2003 the world price of standard crude oil was $25 per barrel. By July 2006 the price had risen to $75 per barrel but by late 2007 the price had rocketed

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    Arctic Interrogation

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    Countries began making more and more claims on the Arctic over time. Denmark‚ Canada‚ and Russia have especially become involved. On November 16‚ 2004‚ Denmark ratified UNCLOS. Greenland has land in the Arctic Ocean and is part of Denmark‚ which has led Denmark to make a lot of claims. Since 2004‚ Denmark has claimed over five areas of the Arctic. On December 15‚ 2014 it claimed 900‚000 square miles there. Denmark has also become involved in claims for Hans Island and the Lomonosov Ridge. If Denmark

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    Oil Drilling in the Arctic

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    The Coastal Plain of the Arctic Refuge is one of America’s last great wilderness areas. It is home to many animals such as polar bears‚ wolves‚ and grizzly bears‚ caribou herds‚ snow geese‚ musk oxen‚ and dozens of other species. If your oil companies keep drilling in the Arctic‚ most of these beautiful creatures will die‚ and some will become extinct. The Coastal Plain is home to these animals. Annually‚ a herd of 129‚000 caribou gather on the Coastal Plain to bear and nurse their young. Polar

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    Arctic Study

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    and begin to extract what ever they can be balance can be tipped‚ resulting in pollution and destruction of the environment. Climate. The Artic The Arctic Circle Ditions enclose roughly the same territory‚ which is somewhat larger than the region bounded by the Arctic Circle‚ and will be used as the basis for this article.The largest Arctic ... winters much longer than the Summer. In the winter the sun never rises and in the summer it never sets. The average temperature for the Artic is zero

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    Beholding Eye & Arctic Inuit Irah Boncaros Geog 2: Online Cultural Geography January 22‚ 2017 Ancestral Diet Gone Wrong 1. After reading Marla Cone’s article‚ Ancestral Diet Gone Wrong‚ I knew other countries that have been affected by their environmental surroundings such as Asia or Africa‚ but I did not know that people from the Arctic were affected by their physical and environmental surroundings. 2. The climate changes in Arctic affects the people living in Arctic. It can also

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    Zoya Salahuddin What is the Arctic? The Arctic is an exciting place full of animals and people. There are many types of animals that have their own habitat and it isn’t all frozen. The animals vary in size and characteristics. The Arctic has eight nations within it. They are Canada‚ Denmark (Greenland)‚ Finland‚ Iceland‚ Norway‚ Russia‚ Sweden and the United States. It is an area with 2 million people in it and over 50 languages. One reason that it is a very important area is because of how

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    Committee: Disarmament and Social Council Topic: Prevention of building up of conflict in the arctic region Country: Federal Republic of Austria School: Step by Step International School‚ Jaipur. As the temperature of the Earth rises quite quickly‚ so does the speed at which this storehouse of minerals‚ oils‚ and potential source of energy thaws: The Arctic. The USGS found that the region has an estimated 90 billion barrels of undiscovered‚ technically recoverable oil‚ 1‚670 trillion cubic feet

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    Arctic Sea Melting Enhancing the Effect of Global Warming in High Latitudes The world warmed by about 0.7°C in the 20th century. Every year in this century has been warmer than all but one in the last century (1998). If carbon-dioxide levels were magically to stabilize where they are now (almost 390 parts per million‚ 40% more than before the industrial revolution) the world would probably warm by a further half a degree or so as the ocean‚ which is slow to change its temperature‚ caught up.

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    Arctic Circle Report

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    The Arctic Circle is located at a latitude of 66 degrees 33 feet 39 inches North. The problem with this statement is the actual latitude of the Arctic Circle is continuously changing due to the tilt of the Earth. It is important to maximize your sample size when developing a predictive model like the height and shoe length model we explored in the Experimental Laboratory 1. What is the purpose of a large sample size? A large sample size provides the scientist with a more accurate representation

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    Trees at the Arctic Circle

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    Trees at the Arctic Circle. In the poem “Trees at the Arctic circle”‚ the author Al Purdy provides a description of dwarf plants that manage to grow above the tree line on Baffin Island‚ a Canadian territory. The topics of this poem are very mundane as he uses different types of trees to illustrate truths about the human condition‚ and in particular about life in the Arctic. However‚ Purdy ’s true goal is to remind the reader that humans are judgmental creatures and that it is only once you

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    A trip to the Arctic would be an eye-opening adventure for anyone‚ it allows travelers to gain perspective on how unique and vast our world truly is. As Doerr proves in his article about his journey to the Arctic‚ the concept of what is normal evolves with time and is in a state of cultural and geographic flux; yet humans are somehow able to establish connections to their perceived view of the world‚ despite its enormity. Humans are creatures of habit when they grow up in the same environment and

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    in arctic ice‚ and rising temperatures are causing more animal species to go on the endangered list. Some may argue that ice and glaciers have been growing and receding for hundreds of years‚ but they will always grow back again. However‚ for the past 100 years though‚ arctic ice and glaciers have been decreasing at an alarmingly fast rate. Glaciers have slowly been getting smaller and smaller since the 1960s and has been decreasing at a faster speed over the past 10 years. The rising ocean level

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    Arctic Fox

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    footprint on the Arctic Fox Michael Mays Biology 102 April 28‚ 2011 I wanted to do my research on an animal that was not all that common. We hear all the time about if we don’t stop doing this or this then there won’t be any more Polar Bears‚ etc. But there are so many other species out there that we never hear about that really might have a bigger impact on humans if they become extinct. So that is why I choose to do my project over Arctic Foxes. Slide MM #2 The Arctic Fox (Alopex lagopus)

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    Introduction      As of now the Earths ocean is home to  over 230‚000 species of marine plants and animals. Today the oceans are at risk because of human activities. The main problem is climate change which leads to other problems within such as ocean acidification and pollution; these effects can all have an ever lasting impact on what’s in the ocean and what’s out.        Paragraph 1: Climate Change (ocean acidification‚ CO2 ‚etc.)     One of the main dangers of the oceans today is climate change and from

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    Climate change in Russia’s Arctic tundra 1. Key words Fill the gaps in the sentences using these key words from the text. Tundra‚ permafrost‚ swamp‚ wilderness‚ landslide‚ Catastrophic‚ indigenous‚ itinerant‚ unmistakeable‚ impenetrable 1. The _______________ people of a particular place have lived there for a very long time before other people came to live there. 2. A _______________ situation or event causes a lot of damage or makes a lot of people suffer. 3. A _______________ is

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    Ocean Noise Pollution

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    Ocean Noise Pollution For millions of years‚ the oceans have been filled with sounds from natural sources such as the squeaks‚ moans and clicks of whales and dolphins‚ the snapping of shrimp‚ the sound caused by wind upon the surface and even the occasional rumble from earthquakes. Over millions of years‚ the ocean’s marine species have developed into what they are today‚ with their own specialized acute hearing abilities‚ communication skills and echo location abilities at natural sound levels

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    ecosystems: the arctic tundra and the alpine tundra. The tundra biome has several unique characteristics. The climate is very cold there is little diversity‚ and a "short season of growth and reproduction occurs" (1). The Finnish word tunturia‚ which means treeless plain‚ was the inspiration for the words tundra (4). The formation‚ plants‚ and animals that are associated with this biome have several attributes that make them remarkable‚ and this biome is also effected by human actions. The arctic tundra

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    The Arctic Fox By Rebekah Mackinnon‚ Grade 3 Project due‚ January 23‚ 2013 The Arctic Fox is a cute ball of white fluff. They are the size of a cat. They have short ears and legs; they have

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