Arctic

Blue Star Gold Commences Drill Program at Its Ulu and Hood River Projects

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 1:30pm

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - July 21, 2021) - Blue Star Gold Corp. (TSXV: BAU) (FSE: 5WPO) ("Blue Star" or the "Company") announces that the drilling component of its 2021 Exploration Program has commenced at the Ulu and Hood River Projects located in the High Lake Greenstone Belt in Nunavut.

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  • Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - July 21, 2021) - Blue Star Gold Corp. (TSXV: BAU) (FSE: 5WPO) ("Blue Star" or the "Company") announces that the drilling component of its 2021 Exploration Program has commenced at the Ulu and Hood River Projects located in the High Lake Greenstone Belt in Nunavut.
  • About Blue Star Gold Corp.
    Blue Star is a gold company focused on exploration and development within Nunavut, Canada.
  • The Company owns the Ulu Gold Property lease, an advanced gold project, and the highly prospective Hood River Property that is contiguous to the Ulu mining lease.
  • A significant high-grade gold resource exists at the Flood Zone deposit (Ulu lease), and numerous high-grade gold occurrences and priority targets occur throughout the Ulu, Hood River and Roma Projects.

Genpact Launches 24-Hour 'Melting Point' Challenge, Leveraging Technology to Help Fight Climate Change

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 5:00pm

That same innovation can and must be applied to addressing the world's most pressing social and environmental issues," said Sanjay Srivastava, chief digital officer, Genpact.

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  • That same innovation can and must be applied to addressing the world's most pressing social and environmental issues," said Sanjay Srivastava, chief digital officer, Genpact.
  • Whether in the boardroom, on the racetrack, or in the race against climate change, digital innovation is at the core of enabling meaningful progress."
  • "It's an honour to partner with Genpact on Melting Point, which will raise awareness of the detrimental impact of climate change," said Tom Light, executive director, the Arctic Ice Project.
  • "Genpact has been integral to streamlining data collection to support the team's carbon-neutral certification and together, we are taking yet another step in tackling climate change.

Genpact Launches 24-Hour 'Melting Point' Challenge, Leveraging Technology to Help Fight Climate Change

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 5:00pm

TOWER BRIDGE, London, July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ahead of this weekend's Formula E London E-Prix at the city's iconic Royal Docks and ExCel exhibition centre, Genpact (NYSE: G), a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation, is enabling people around the world to join in the fight against climate change with a new social media challenge, "Melting Point," designed to draw attention to the realities of our warming planet and highlight the role of technology in overcoming critical global issues. 

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  • That same innovation can and must be applied to addressing the world's most pressing social and environmental issues," said Sanjay Srivastava, chief digital officer, Genpact.
  • Whether in the boardroom, on the racetrack, or in the race against climate change, digital innovation is at the core of enabling meaningful progress."
  • "It's an honour to partner with Genpact on Melting Point, which will raise awareness of the detrimental impact of climate change," said Tom Light, executive director, the Arctic Ice Project.
  • "Genpact has been integral to streamlining data collection to support the team's carbon-neutral certification and together, we are taking yet another step in tackling climate change.

Quark Expeditions Unveils Industry's Most Immersive Polar Helicopter Program

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 6:01pm

SEATTLE, July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Quark Expeditions, the global Leader in Polar Adventures, unveiled details today of its immersive helicopter program made possible with the acquisition of two twin-engine Airbus H145 helicopters that are designed to take travelers deeper into the Polar Regions than any other helicopter in its class.

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  • SEATTLE, July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Quark Expeditions, the global Leader in Polar Adventures, unveiled details today of its immersive helicopter program made possible with the acquisition of two twin-engine Airbus H145 helicopters that are designed to take travelers deeper into the Polar Regions than any other helicopter in its class.
  • As with all of its polar-based operations, Quark Expeditions applies the same high standards to the helicopter personnel.
  • Highlights of Quark Expeditions' helicopter program:
    Unbeatable Polar Helicopter Experiences: Quark Expeditions' two twin-engine Airbus H145 helicopters, which are the fastest in their category, are able to take guests further over the polar landscape than any other helicopter in its category, and deliver the largest portfolio of off-ship adventure options in the industrybeyond flightseeingallowing guests to fully customize their polar experience.
  • About Quark Expeditions:Specializing in expeditions to Antarctica and the Arctic, Quark Expeditions has been the leading provider of polar adventure travel for three decades.

Canadian Museum of Nature researchers return to the Arctic for botanical and small-mammal fieldwork

Monday, July 19, 2021 - 10:00pm

OTTAWA, July 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Researchers with the Canadian Museum of Nature are heading back to the Arctic this summer, following a year when fieldwork had been cancelled due to the pandemic.

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  • OTTAWA, July 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Researchers with the Canadian Museum of Nature are heading back to the Arctic this summer, following a year when fieldwork had been cancelled due to the pandemic.
  • The botany expedition from July 19 to August 23 is part of the museums ongoing Arctic Flora Project.
  • One of the four species of lemmings in the Canadian Arctic, is the Ungava collared lemming (Dicrostonynx hudsonius), which is found in Nunavik.
  • The Canadian Museum of Nature is Canada's national museum of natural history and natural sciences.

Arctic Wolf Announces $150 Million Series F Financing Round

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 1:00pm

Arctic Wolf , a leader in security operations, today announced that the company has executed a financing round of $150 million, with Viking Global Investors, Owl Rock, a division of Blue Owl Capital, and other existing investors.

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  • Arctic Wolf , a leader in security operations, today announced that the company has executed a financing round of $150 million, with Viking Global Investors, Owl Rock, a division of Blue Owl Capital, and other existing investors.
  • Capitalizing on hypergrowth and strong demand for its technology and services, Arctic Wolf is cementing its position as the market leader in Security Operations.
  • With its innovative approach to solving cybersecuritys effectiveness problem, Arctic Wolf is setting a new standard for customers looking to end cyber risk by leveraging the cloud-native Arctic Wolf Platform and the Concierge Security Team.
  • For more information about Arctic Wolf, visit arcticwolf.com or follow us at @AWNetworks, on LinkedIn or Facebook.

Nunavut Land Use Plan enters final phase with critical protections on the line

Thursday, July 8, 2021 - 10:18pm

WWF-Canada applauds todays release of the revised 2021 Nunavut Land Use Plan by the Nunavut Planning Commission.

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  • WWF-Canada applauds todays release of the revised 2021 Nunavut Land Use Plan by the Nunavut Planning Commission.
  • kilometres, and is a requirement of the original Nunavut Agreement from 1993 that created the territory.
  • In progress since 2007, the NLUP is now entering a final review process.
  • It also includes protections for many more walrus haulouts across Nunavut, establishing clear guidelines for ships to avoid these important areas where walrus are vulnerable to disturbance.

Landmark international agreement enters into force-legally prohibiting unregulated commercial fishing in the Central Arctic Ocean

Friday, June 25, 2021 - 4:52pm

OTTAWA, ON, June 25, 2021 /CNW/ - With climate change causing Arctic ice to melt at an alarming pace, the central Arctic Ocean is now opening up to increased international interest, including the potential for commercial fishing and shipping activity.

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  • OTTAWA, ON, June 25, 2021 /CNW/ - With climate change causing Arctic ice to melt at an alarming pace, the central Arctic Ocean is now opening up to increased international interest, including the potential for commercial fishing and shipping activity.
  • As of today, under the Agreement, no commercial fishing can take place in the central Arctic Oceanuntil parties have a greater scientific understanding of the area and its ecosystem and measures are in place to regulate commercial fisheries.
  • The Arctic and its future is a priority for the Government of Canada and for Arctic Indigenous Peoples.
  • This Agreement shows leadership from Canada and its partners for responsible stewardship of the central Arctic Ocean.

Arctic Wolf to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences

Monday, June 21, 2021 - 3:34pm

Arctic Wolf , the leader in security operations, is scheduled to present at the following investor conferences:

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  • Arctic Wolf , the leader in security operations, is scheduled to present at the following investor conferences:
    Arctic Wolf is the market leader in security operations, pioneering the first cloud-native security operations platform to end cyber risk.
  • Leading the industry with threat telemetry from endpoint, network, and cloud sources, the Arctic Wolf Platform, supported by the original Concierge Security Team is the last line of defense for thousands of organizations worldwide.
  • The Arctic Wolf Platform and Concierge Security experts make it fast and easy for organizations of any size to stand up world-class security operations that continually guard against attacks in an efficient and sustainable way.
  • For more information about Arctic Wolf, visit arcticwolf.com or follow us at @AWNetworks, on LinkedIn or Facebook .

Secret Atlas Launches Private, Sustainable Small Ship Luxury Expeditions To Greenland and Iceland

Friday, June 18, 2021 - 7:28pm

The new restriction-free chartered expeditions to the majestic wilderness of Iceland and Greenland fully embody the mission of Secret Atlas: to revive the lost spirit of exploration.

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  • The new restriction-free chartered expeditions to the majestic wilderness of Iceland and Greenland fully embody the mission of Secret Atlas: to revive the lost spirit of exploration.
  • Secret Atlas was created by two passionate explorers and conservationists intent on making Arctic travel more personal and more sustainable.
  • Secret Atlas expeditions to Iceland and Greenland offer safe, restriction-free travel for those in search of a transformative travel experience.
  • Secret Atlas is the home of small ship voyages that explore the world's most remote locations in the Arctic, including Svalbard, Greenland, and Antarctica.