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Mark Blazis: Extreme weather to blame for early rising ticks – Worcester Telegram


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Mark Blazis: Extreme weather to blame for early rising ticks
Worcester Telegram
Extreme weather continues to impact us. While three nor'easters in two weeks have blasted the region, record warmth in February had previously melted ice on lakes and ponds, duped many species into thinking it was spring, and awoke millions of ticks to

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Mark Blazis: Challenges in Antarctica – Worcester Telegram

Mark Blazis: Challenges in Antarctica
Worcester Telegram
More than 99 percent of Antarctica is buried under ice, in some places three miles thick. 80 percent of the world's freshwater is locked up in it. As a result of this additional layer of ice, overall, Antarctica averages the highest elevation of all

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Mark Blazis: Local team explores Antarctica’s penguins – Worcester Telegram

Mark Blazis: Local team explores Antarctica's penguins
Worcester Telegram
Several friends had already sent me tantalizing messages from sunny Florida and the Bahamas where they were fighting bonefish. But it was finally my turn to go south, much farther south — as far south as one can go — to Antarctica. It was the last

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