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February 03, 2016
Denmark to chair Nordic Defense Cooperation in 2016
Copenhagen, Denmark (UPI) Feb 1, 2016
Denmark will succeed Sweden in chairing the Nordic Defense Cooperation, which will deepen cooperation on logistics among member states. The chairmanship will be held by the Danish Ministry of Defense. The chairmanship for the Nordic Defense Cooperation, also known as NORDEFCO, is shared in rotation by Denmark, Sweden, Finland, and Norway. Iceland participates in the organization, but does not take a turn as chairman. Finland is scheduled to hold the chairmanship in 2017. "The NORD ... read more

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Human-made climate change suppresses the next ice age
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World's largest canyon could be hidden under Antarctic ice sheet
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Ice sheets may be hiding vast reservoirs of powerful greenhouse gas
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Greenland ice sheet melts more when it's cloudy
Clouds play a bigger role in the melting of the Greenland ice sheet than was previously assumed. Compared to clear skies, clouds enhance the meltwater runoff by a third. Those are the findings of an ... more
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Optimized Arctic observations for improving weather forecast in the northern sea route
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First ever digital geologic map of Alaska published
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Large and increasing methane emissions from northern lakes
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Climate change altering Greenland ice sheet and accelerating sea level rise
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Antarctic clouds studied again after 50-year break
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Meltwater from the Greenland ice sheet releasing faster
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