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USGS: Scientists Sail Aug. 2 to Map the Arctic Seafloor and Define the Limits of the Continental Shelf
American and Canadian scientists are mapping the Arctic seafloor and gathering data to help define the outer limits of the continental shelf. More
NASA Icebreaker Voyage to Probe Climate Change Impact on Arctic
NASA's first dedicated oceanographic field campaign is taking an up-close look at how changing conditions in the Arctic are affecting the ocean's chemistry and ecosystems that play a critical role in global climate change.
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Sec. Clinton's Remarks at the Joint Session of the Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting and the Arctic Council
The genius of the Antarctic Treaty lies in its relevance today. It was written to meet the challenges of an earlier time, but it and its related instruments remain a key tool in our efforts to address an urgent threat of this time, climate change... More
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