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The Arctic Wire
News from the North

Temperature trends show the Arctic warmed about 1 degree per decade, on average, between 1981 and 2012. Compare that to the global per-decade average of 0.3 degrees Fahrenheit over the same period, according to NASA.

Yereth Rosen
Newly published research find that Greenland is losing its ice at an accelerated rate, and faster than previously predicted.Irene Quaile, Deutsche Welle
Recommendations on how to respond to the possibility oil spills in the U.S. Arctic won consensus from a diverse committee that spent 18 months drafting the report. Yereth Rosen
They are located on different parts of the planet, but the Arctic and Central Asia have similarities. Both are considered new and exciting territory for oil development; both are fraught with challenges for developers.   Mia Bennett
The MV Nunavik, the new icebreaker about to be put into service in Canada, is a product of Asian investment and interest in the Arctic. Mia Bennett
The population of wild board has exploded since the 1990s, and now about 200,000 of them are roaming the Nordic nation.Radio Sweden
Winter conditions and community growth take tolls on sewage facilities in Nunavut.CBC News
The Inuvik-based telephone company says it would provide better emergency communications than company selected by the Yukon government.CBC News
Some residents of northern Canada are worried that passenger fares and cargo rates will rise if competitors combine. CBC News
Approvals have been granted for the new farms, where 45 wind turbines are expected to produce power, at a cost of $276 million. YLE News