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Melting Arctic sea ice may strengthen western wildfires

Declining sea ice in the Arctic may be contributing to increased wildfires in the western United States, demonstrating the effects of climate change on extreme weather events and indicating the potential for more and larger wildfires in the area, according to a new study. ... Read more»

Denmark eyes North Pole as Arctic battle heats up

According to a document leaked this week, Denmark plans to claim the North Pole, heating up the battle for the melting Arctic because countries bordering the region, such as Russia, the United States, Canada and Norway, have staked out rival segments of the sea. ... Read more»

Canadians have own oil worries after Gulf spill

It took the BP oil well blowout for most Canadians to give any thought to the potential for a similar catastrophe off their shores.... Read more»