A north-east police officer is among dozens of reservist marines who have endured a fortnight of living in temperatures of -30C in the Arctic Circle as they honed their skills in one of the world’s most challenging environments. FULL ARTICLE AT Press and Journal
WASHINGTON (AP) — A small, four-rotor drone hovered over Washington Nationals players for a few days during spring training in Florida last month, taking publicity photos impossible for a human photographer to capture. The lone exception is an oil company that ... FULL ARTICLE AT San Antonio Express-News
Earth's 'megafauna' vanished as tribes spread. Now palaeontologists are asking if early humans were the cause They were some of the strangest animals to walk the Earth: wombats as big as hippos, sloths larger than bears, four-tusked elephants, and ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Observer
If you happen to have about two minutes to spare, then I suggest you spend them watching this video documenting biodiversity on Russia's Wrangle Island. The island sits in the Arctic Ocean, between the Chukchi Sea and East Siberian ... FULL ARTICLE AT Softpedia
Four Russian bombers are now on a 24-hour patrol over the Arctic Ocean. The Tu-95MS strategic bombers took off from a far east Russian airfield and will refuel in flight after 12 hours. Russian Air Force commander Lt. Gen. Viktor ... FULL ARTICLE AT Insight
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
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