In 1959, geologist Paul Walker put this note into a bottle and left it buried inside a pile of rocks in a remote part of the Arctic. More than just a "GEOLOGY WUZ HERE" sort of message, though, the note ... FULL ARTICLE AT Boing Boing
In a world that's constantly evolving, it's important to ask big questions about the future of travel and how we're changing our planet by exploring it en masse. That's why we asked 13 luminaries in their ... FULL ARTICLE AT Intelligent Travel Blog
Surrounded by lava fields, with views of the Northern Lights and Iceland's largest natural lake? Yes, please.Folks, it's time to take a vacation. This gorgeous little resort set into Iceland's lava fields is too much to ... FULL ARTICLE AT Fast Company
Politicians, glaciers, and the tortoise and the hare As The Times reminded us last week, the gradual disappearance of Arctic sea ice is being driven by anthropogenic climate change, which is also contributing to the increased likelihood of wildfires and ... FULL ARTICLE AT Seattle Times
UK director says Russian action has inadvertently strengthened will to protest against drilling in the Arctic Greenpeace will step up its campaign to confront oil companies working in the Arctic, but has not decided whether to attempt to board Russian ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Observer
The Arctic (pronounced /ˈɑrktɪk/ or /ˈɑrtɪk/) is the region around the Earth's North Pole, opposite the Antarctic region around the South Pole. The Arctic includes the Arctic Ocean (which overlies the North Pole) and parts of Canada, Greenland (a territory of Denmark), Russia, the United States (Alaska), Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Finland.
The word Arctic comes from the Greek αρκτικός (arktikos),... Full Article At Wikipedia.org