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The Northern Climate Observer is published weekly by the Center for Climate and Health. We carefully track news coverage from across the circumpolar north and provide readers with a curated roundup of climate change related events. Thank you for reading our newsletter and for your attention to our changing world.
Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden
Jason Samenow / National Post / July 18, 2018

An intense heat dome has swelled over Scandinavia, spurring some of the region's hottest weather ever recorded.

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Summit Camp, Greenland
CHERYL KATZ / National Geographic / July 20, 2018

Polar bears have been rummaging through science camps at the top of Greenland's ice sheet far inland, where they were never expected, and Polar bears are coming into communities more often these days, says Kristin Laidre, a marine biologist at the University of Washington’s Polar Science Center, and an authority on polar bear populations in Greenland. “It’s happening all over the Arctic, and it’s something that’s only going to be an increasing problem as we continue to lose sea ice,” she says.

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Juneau, Alaska, United States
Alex McCarthy / Juneau Empire / July 19, 2018

Weather authorities and residents are getting used to responding to glacial floods in the Mendenhall Valley.

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Haro Strait, British Columbia, Canada
Tom Okey / LEO Network / June 21, 2018

Rare observation of sea otter in Haro Strait, perhaps first since 2014.

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Stephen Hunt / CBC / July 16, 2018

Deer ticks have made the jump from the mountains to city backyards, putting your dog at risk of contracting Lyme disease in the summer heat.

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
ALLAN WOODS / thestar.com / July 18, 2018

New report suggests 53 deaths in Montreal alone are linked to elevated temperatures in early July.

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Cooper Landing, Alaska, United States
Brian Berube / LEO Network / June 30, 2018

A rare sighting near the confluence of the Russian River.

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Newfoundland, Canada
The Telegram / July 19, 2018

DFO science recommends closing salmon rivers to retention angling for remainder of season.

Read article on The Telegram



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