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Greenland scraps all future oil exploration on climate concerns…

Greenland dropped all plans for future oil exploration on environmental grounds, saying the price of extraction was “too high.” The island’s socialist-led government, in office since April, has made climate concerns central to its legislative program. While the decision to scrap planned exploration is a win for environmental groups, it…
bubmag
July 17, 2021
Greenland

Astronomers lay high-energy particle traps in Greenland’s ice

SummaryHigh on Greenland's ice sheet, particle astrophysicists are this week drilling boreholes in a search for the cosmic accelerators responsible for the universe's most energetic particles. By placing hundreds of radio antennas on and below the surface, they hope to trap elusive particles known as neutrinos at higher energies than…
bubmag
July 15, 2021
Greenland

“Greenland” Sequel Sets Massive $75M Deal

STX has beaten out various bidders, including multiple streaming services, for worldwide rights to the Gerard Butler-led action sequel “Greenland: Migration”. Euro producer-seller Anton took the project to the virtual market at Cannes where significant interest was generated. STX, which distributed the original movie, had a matching option and met…
bubmag
July 6, 2021
Greenland

Underwater seismometer can hear how fast a glacier moves

IMAGE: Key advantages of deploying an ocean-bottom seismometer near the calving front of a tidewater glacier. Subglacial and ocean seismo-acoustic signals can be detected, while the impact of surface seismic sources... view more  Credit: Evgeny A. Podolskiy, Yoshio Murai, Naoya Kanna, Shin Sugiyama. Nature Communications. June 24, 2021 Scientists show that…
bubmag
July 1, 2021
Greenland

The Fight for Greenland: A new generation speaks

From: WitnessFour Greenlanders deeply disagree on the direction for their country’s future, but all fight for a better Greenland. Related As the world faces an existential crisis due to climate change, can science devise feasible solutions to global warming? Young Arabs living in Europe often feel marginalised in their societies,…
bubmag
June 17, 2021
Greenland

Gerard Butler returning for Greenland sequel

Gerard Butler and Morena Baccarin are to return to star in a sequel to the apocalyptic action thriller Greenland. The original movie, in which the pair played John and Allison Garrity, a couple who attempt to flee from a comet strike with their son, defied dismal box office predictions amid…
bubmag
June 15, 2021
Greenland

Sunrise special: Solar eclipse thrills world’s northern tier

MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer June 10, 2021Updated: June 10, 2021 11:26 a.m. 1of15An annular solar eclipse rises over the skyline of Toronto on Thursday, June 10, 2021. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)Frank Gunn/APShow MoreShow Less 2of15A partially eclipsed sun peaks out from behind a cloud as it rises over lower…
bubmag
June 10, 2021