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Jan
25
2019

Tele Greenland’s cable break delays and setbacks

Greenland suffers from two damaged submarine cables. The submarine cable fault located south of Sismiut is causing traffic north of Maniitsoq to be served via a radio relay link. TELE Greenland has taken measures to free up capacity such as suspending the 4G network. Customers north of Maniitsoq and as far as Kullorsuaq are experiencing […]

Jan
19
2019

Arctic shipping grows as sea ice declines

In the Arctic region, data shows that the annual maximum and minimum ice extents have become steadily smaller over the past 40 years, and the percentage of thick, multi-year ice has been shrinking considerably. Thinning and retreating ice has opened the Arctic Ocean to new Arctic shipping opportunities. This map shows unique ship visits to […]

Jun
30
2017

Canada150 Owl’s Bouquet Inuit art sold at auction

Canada150 “Owl’s Bouquet” Inuit art which featured on the $10 bill has been sold at auction for $6,875 at Waddingtons Auctioneers. The “Owl’s Bouquet” was created by the late Kenojuak Ashevak of Cape Dorset, Nunavut. The commemorative $10 bank note also included a Métis sash and representations of five landscapes illustrating different regions of Canada. […]

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