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polar

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the regions to the north of the Arctic Circle centered on the North Pole

a waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow

of or relating to the Arctic

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extremely cold

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While exploring and developing the Arctic region, Russia is paying particular attention to the ecological situation in the region.
The second day was devoted to the discussion of the sustainable development of the Arctic regions.
Defence Minister Sergey Shoigu has previously said that Russia will have complete radar coverage of the Arctic region within the year.
Scientists have identified a mechanism that could be a big contributor to warming in the Arctic region and melting sea ice.
January 2014 Implementation Plan for National Strategy for Arctic Region
The findings have implications that today's sharks survive in a warmer Arctic region, which is heating up at about twice the rate of the rest of the planet due to increase in greenhouse gases.
The Arctic region has experienced dramatic environmental changes over the past 30 years.
With the changing climate, the Arctic region suddenly finds itself host to a plethora of prospective opportunities.
Snowy owls nest and breed in the Arctic region, including the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
The Arctic region has been undergoing unprecedented and disruptive change over the last several decades.
This threatens future food supplies for humans in the more-populated Arctic region, and decades earlier than the effect will be felt in the Antarctic, the researchers warn.
The Arctic region, known as the world's air conditioner, is now under threat from oil exploration that will further accelerate climate change," Greenpeace said.
In its 3 July communication, the Commission stressed that research actions financed by the EU in the Arctic region have amounted to 20 million per year in the last decade.
The study, titled "The Arctic Policies of Canada and the United States: Domestic Motives and International Context" cautions that "the lingering disagreements" between Canada and the US would undermine their ability to pursue their interests in the Arctic region.
Bush signed the National Security Presidential Directive (NSPD)-66 on Arctic Region Policy in January 2009, stating goals as: "Meet national security and homeland security needs relevant to the Arctic region; Protect the Arctic environment and conserve its biological resources; Ensure that natural resource management and economic development in the region are environmentally sustainable; Strengthen institutions for cooperation among the eight Arctic nations; Involve the Arctic's indigenous communities in decisions that affect them; and, Enhance scientific monitoring and research into local, regional and global environmental issues.
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