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Whale of a fight: trapped whale freed in Arctic Norway

Dawn 02 Jul 2022
OSLO ... The mammal was floating listlessly on the surface of the Barents Sea on Wednesday, its tail trapped in ropes and a buoy, when the KV Bison coastguard ship approached it after receiving a tip from the crew of the local ferry company ... .
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Trapped whale splashes to freedom after dramatic rescue in incredible video

New York Post 02 Jul 2022
More On. whales. Icy haute. Taxi around Antarctica on Paul Allen’s megayacht for $2.2M. Boat hits whale, whale hits back. Boat hits whale and goes flying in terrifying humpback crash ... It was a whale of a rescue tale ... The video was shot in the Barents Sea during a 10-to-15 minute rescue on Wednesday, a coast guard official told Reuters ... ....
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Will the race to develop hypersonic weapons spark the next global arms race?

Yahoo Daily News 02 Jul 2022
On May 28 in Arctic waters not far from Finland and Norway, Russia’s Northern Fleet blasted a missile from a frigate in the Barents Sea that was no ordinary projectile ... away in the White Sea ... Russia conducts a test firing of Zircon hypersonic cruise missile in the Barents Sea.
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Pentagon FAILS yet another hypersonic weapons test after an 'anomaly' occurred during flight that was ...

The Daily Mail 01 Jul 2022
The Pentagon has admitted that its latest test of a hypersonic weapon failed after an 'anomaly' occurred during the first test of the full system ... Cdr ... Pictured ... The 6,670mph weapon hit a target in the Barents Sea according to the Moscow defence ministry, who claims the missile is capable of Mach-9 speeds and able to evade all Western defences ... .
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US test of new hypersonic missile fails amid China, Russia pressure

The Jerusalem Post 30 Jun 2022
cnxps.cmd.push(function () { cnxps({ playerId ... China ... Russia ... The Admiral Gorshkov frigate of the Northern Fleet in the White Sea launched the Zircon cruise missile in the Barents Sea, successfully hitting a practice target in the White Sea about 1,000 kilometers away, according to Russia's Defense Ministry ... .
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Pregnant woman dies, 22 missing in central Med shipwreck

The New Arab 29 Jun 2022
The boat was sinking and many people were already in the sea when the Geo Barents arrived following a distress call from migrant rescue hotline Alarm Phone ... Two women had reported losing their children at sea, while another young woman lost her little brother ... "Tragedies at sea ...
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Pregnant woman dies, 22 missing after boat sinks in Mediterranean

Sandhills Express 29 Jun 2022
MSF Sea (@MSF_Sea) June 28, 2022 ... The boat was sinking and many people were already in the sea when the Geo Barents arrived following a distress call from migrant rescue hotline Alarm Phone ... Two women had reported losing their children at sea, while another young woman lost her little brother.
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Pregnant woman dies, 22 missing in Mediterranean shipwreck—MSF

The Philadelphia Inquirer 29 Jun 2022
The boat was sinking and many people were already in the sea when the Geo Barents arrived following a distress call from...
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Russia and China eye Nato's 'Arctic Achilles heel'

The Times of India 29 Jun 2022
BARENTSBURG ... Welcome to Spitsbergen, the largest island of the archipelago and "Nato's Achilles heel in the Arctic" ... "We started to put nature reserves around Russian sites," admitted former diplomat Sverre Jervell, the architect of Norwegian policy in the Barents Sea which separates the islands from Norway and Russia ... .
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Greenland's Norse Settlers Shipped Walrus Ivory All the Way to Kyiv

The Maritime Executive 27 Jun 2022
We therefore assumed that these ivory artefacts came from walruses in the Barents Sea,” Barrett says ... The animals might also have come from Iceland, but not from the Barents Sea,” Barrett says ... From there they might have been sent across the Baltic Sea, on down the ...
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Spotting the Fault Lines in NATO’s United Front

The Spokesman-Review 27 Jun 2022
Some, especially in former Soviet-bloc nations, believe that “Russia has fundamentally changed everything and we’re back to a Cold War alliance, and we have to hold the line from the Barents Sea to the Black Sea,” he said, referring to NATO’s northern and southern reaches.
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Russia and China eye NATO's 'Arctic Achilles' heel'Moscow has long wanted a bigger say in ...

Deccan Herald 23 Jun 2022
Russian flags flap in the stiff polar breeze, a bust of Lenin looms out of the snow and a vast slogan declares, "Communism is our goal!" ... "We started to put nature reserves around Russian sites," admitted former diplomat Sverre Jervell, the architect of Norwegian policy in the Barents Sea which separates the islands from Norway and Russia ... Sign Up.
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The Arctic’s sizzling

The News International 22 Jun 2022
Extraordinary global heating in the Arctic that’s seven (7) times faster than the global average” in the North Barents Sea region ... “This study shows that even the best possible models have been underestimating the rate of warming in the Barents Sea,” Ibid.
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Challenges mounting for Equinor’s Wisting development

Upstream Online 22 Jun 2022
The clock is ticking for Equinor to submit a development ...
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Warming climate upends Arctic mining town

Raw Story 22 Jun 2022
In the northernmost part of the Barents Sea where the archipelago is located, temperatures are rising five to seven times faster than on the planet as a whole, according to a study he co-authored and recently published in scientific journal Nature. Why? The shrinking sea ice, explain scientists.

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