De Beers puts Canadian Snap Lake diamond mine up for sale

Anglo American Plc's De Beers has put its Snap Lake diamond mine in Canada up for sale after suspending operations at the unprofitable mine last December, a spokesman said on Friday.

Mapping project preps Barrow for coastal change

The storms that have wreaked havoc on the coastline combined with thawing permafrost mean Barrow and the North Slope could look very different in coming years.

Arctic cruise raises hopes and environmental concerns

The 1,077-passenger Crystal Serenity will sail the Northwest Passage this summer, an event that marks a turning point for the Arctic -- and is causing concern in some quarters.

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