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Whaling: Greenland hunt gets okay, Iceland blasted

The International Whaling Commission (IWC) gave aboriginal Greenlanders the go-ahead to kill hundreds of whales.

Whaling: Greenland hunt gets okay, Iceland blasted
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Preglacial landscape found deep under Greenland ice

US geologists said Thursday they have uncovered a preglacial tundra landscape preserved for 2.7 million years far below the Greenland ice sheet.

Preglacial landscape found deep under Greenland ice
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Revealed: Vast water store beneath Greenland's ice

A vast store of water equivalent in area to Ireland lies beneath Greenland's icesheet, and it may provide answers to one of the big riddles of climate change, scientists reported on Sunday.

Revealed: Vast water store beneath Greenland's ice
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Greenland awards first big mining exploitation license

Greenland awarded Thursday its first big mining exploitation license, approving an iron extraction project by British company London Mining, and lifted a ban on exploiting uranium.

Greenland awards first big mining exploitation license
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Massive canyon lies beneath Greenland ice sheet

A huge canyon twice the size of the longest river in Britain and as deep as the Grand Canyon lies beneath the ice sheet in Greenland.

Massive canyon lies beneath Greenland ice sheet
Massive iceberg breaks off Greenland glacier
Massive iceberg breaks off Greenland glacier

A massive iceberg twice the size of Manhattan has broken off of a glacier in Greenland, according to NASA satellite imagery, in what could be the latest indication of global warming.

Massive iceberg breaks off Greenland glacier

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