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First-of-a-Kind Fishing Vessel Gently Vacuums Shellfish off the Bottom

The Maritime Executive 28 Nov 2022
Now Arctic Pearl, which is the world's first and only fishing vessel of its kind, is heading for the Barents Sea to pick a rare delicacy - the cockle ... to exploit more and more of the many food resources found on the seabed, without damaging the vulnerable ecosystems in the sea.
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European islands defy EU's Russia sanctions

Beijing News 27 Nov 2022
Denmark's self-governing Faroe Islands have renewed a fishing deal with Moscow ... The deal gives the Faroese a quota to fish in Russia's Barents Sea, while in return Russian ships are granted rights fish the waters off the coast of the Faroe Islands. Russian vessels are also permitted to ship their catch out of Faroese ports ... (RT.com) ....
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Small European nation defies sanctions to fish with Russia

Beijing News 26 Nov 2022
Denmark's self-governing Faroe Islands have renewed a fishing deal with Moscow ... The deal is essentially a barter agreement that gives the Faroese a quota to fish in the Barents Sea, while Russian ships are able to fish the waters off the coast of the Faroe Islands. Russian vessels are also permitted to ship their catch out of Faroese ports ... (RT.com).
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Eastern Canadian Arctic has much more sea ice than usual

Principia Scientific 25 Nov 2022
Svalbard (Western Barents Sea). Sea ice coverage around Svalbard in the Barents Sea was the 10th lowest on record, which means there have been many years with less ice than this ... habitat all within what is officially the ‘Barents Sea’ subpopulation boundary.
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Russian strategic bombers patrol over Barents, Norwegian seas

Xinhua 25 Nov 2022
24 (Xinhua) -- Two Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers performed a scheduled flight over the neutral waters of the Barents Sea and the ... Russian strategic bombers patrol over Barents, Norwegian seas.
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Russia's Tu-160 Completed 13-Hour Flight Over Barents, Norwegian Seas - Defense Ministry

Urdu Point 24 Nov 2022
Two Russian Tu-160 strategic missile carriers completed a 13-hour flight in the airspace over the neutral waters of the Barents and Norwegian Seas, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Thursday ... and Norwegian Seas," the statement said.
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A warmer Arctic Ocean leads to more snowfall further south, according to new model

Phys Dot Org 24 Nov 2022
The results of the study, published in the journal npj Climate and Atmospheric Science show that water evaporation from the Arctic Ocean has increased over the past four decades, and that the biggest changes have occurred from the Barents and Kara Seas north of western Siberia, ...
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How rugged Russian Pomors live on the shore of the White Sea

Russia Beyond 23 Nov 2022
They ride their snowmobiles to the sea and work until the evening,” says Ivan Egorov, leader of the fishing collective farm ‘Zarya Severa’ on his way to Kolezhma, an old Pomor village on the White Sea shore ... She worked at the post office, in the nursery, on the farm and even on a ship in the Barents Sea as a cook.
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Putin touts Russia’s ‘Arctic power’ with new nuclear icebreaker

Al Jazeera 22 Nov 2022
Putin, who came to power in 1999 promising to end the chaos triggered by the collapse of the Soviet Union, has quietly strengthened Russia’s presence in the Arctic, where Russia has more than 24,000km (15,000 miles) of coastline, stretching from the Barents Sea to the Sea of Okhotsk.
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Putin touts Russia's 'Arctic power' with launch of nuclear icebreakers

Reuters 22 Nov 2022
Putin, who came to power in 1999 promising to end the chaos triggered by the collapse of the Soviet Union, has quietly strengthened Russia's presence in the Arctic, where Russia has more than 24,000 km (15,000 miles) of coastline stretching from the Barents Sea to the Sea of Okhotsk.
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Arctic carbon conveyor belt discovered

Phys Dot Org 21 Nov 2022
Every year, the cross-shelf transport of carbon-rich particles from the Barents and Kara Seas could bind up to 3.6 million metric tons of CO2 in the Arctic deep sea for millennia ... Subsequent analyses revealed a body of water with large amounts of particulate carbon to depths of up to two kilometers, composed of bottom water from the Barents Sea.
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Even a limited nuclear war could devastate the world’s oceans: here’s what our modeling shows

Raw Story 21 Nov 2022
How a nuclear war could ice over the Baltic Sea ... We found that the low light and rapid cooling would cause large physical changes to the ocean, including a dramatic expansion of Artic sea ice ... We expected that a reduction in sunlight and lower temperatures would cause more sea ice and less algae in the oceans ... Phytoplankton blooms in the Barents Sea.
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Fisherman Missing and Presumed Dead in Barents Sea Man-Overboard

The Maritime Executive 18 Nov 2022
A fisherman who went over the side of a trawler in the Barents Sea on Tuesday is presumed dead, according to the Northern Norway Rescue Center ... A substantial search effort was launched, and eleven good samaritan fishing vessels answered the call for assistance ... ....
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Even limited nuclear war would be a climate catastrophe

Asiatimes 18 Nov 2022
How a nuclear war could ice over the Baltic Sea ... We found that the low light and rapid cooling would cause large physical changes to the ocean, including a dramatic expansion of Artic sea ice ... We expected that a reduction in sunlight and lower temperatures would cause more sea ice and less algae in the oceans ... Phytoplankton blooms in the Barents Sea.
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Study: Methane emissions in Arctic diversify the diets of marine ecosystems living in productive shallow-marine areas

Phys Dot Org 17 Nov 2022
However, it wasn't until now that we discovered how these natural methane seep sites influenced the diet of Arctic ecosystems in shallow-marine areas, such as the Barents Sea ... Cold seeps have been observed around the world, and the Barents Sea is no exception ... Important knowledge about the environment in the Barents Sea.

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