arctic circle

Cycle for Water Bamboo Bicycle Journey to Support Water Awareness

September 30, 2010 / No Comments

Joost Notenboom and Michiel Roodenburg, began their 18-month bicycle journey called ‘Cycle for Water’ on July 4, 2010 as part of their attempt to bring attention to the global water crisis. Starting from Deadhorse in Northern Alaska, the two Dutch friends are now en route to Ushuaia, the most southern tip of Argentina.

Picture Perfect Invisible Treehouse Comes Up In Sweden

July 15, 2010 / 1 Comment

When architects Tham and Videgard announced their intention to build an almost invisible treehouse, they were told it would be impossible to pull it off. But the duo have been able to successfully build one, and have plans to replicate it to be a group of six invisible treehouse units, that will be Treehotels in Sweden.

Unexplored Oil and Gas Resources in the Arctic, Mostly Russian

May 29, 2009 / No Comments

They say the balance of power shifts with the control over natural gases and oil reserves. It might be the right notion with Russia, US, Canada and Denmark staking their claim over the region that falls north of the Arctic Circle. These countries would get back to staking their claims as scientists from the USGS in collaboration with international researchers have ...

Final Verdict: Human Activity Undeniably Caused the Climate Change at the Poles

November 3, 2008 / No Comments

Whenever there is a scientific theory or even an assumption, the most obvious effect of it, is the appearance of the skeptics. It is such people who have always maintained that the humans as a race were over-reacting to the phenomenon of 'global warming' and that it was just a natural cycle of the Earth that was causing climate changes. But ...

What Lies Beneath The Arctic Ice

July 25, 2008 / No Comments

The U.S. Geological Survey has some insight into what lies beneath/near/on the Arctic Circle: An estimated 90 billion barrels of recoverable oil Enough oil to supply the WORLD's needs for nearly 3 years. Maybe 1.670 trillion cubic fee of natural gas About 13% of the world's undiscovered oil About 30% of the world's undiscovered natural gas About 20% of the world's undiscovered natural gas liquids Some 400 ...