Century-old photos chronicle a survival saga in Antarctica at Bowers Museum exhibit – Los Angeles Times

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Oct 062017
 

Los Angeles Times

Century-old photos chronicle a survival saga in Antarctica at Bowers Museum exhibit
Los Angeles Times
The Bowers is the first venue in the U.S. to host the exhibition, which runs until Jan. 28. “Endurance” tells the story of Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton and his crew of 27, who were attempting to be the first to cross Antarctica. Frank Hurley, a

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Alumni learn about effects of extreme weather on farming – Cornell Chronicle

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Jun 182016
 

Cornell Chronicle

Alumni learn about effects of extreme weather on farming
Cornell Chronicle
On June 10, he presented a Reunion Weekend lecture on extreme weather and its impacts on agriculture, held in conjunction with a Mann Library exhibit showcasing collaborations between the Cornell Climate Smart Farming program and New York state …

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FROM THE FARM: Extreme weather can impact livestock – Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

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Feb 262015
 

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FROM THE FARM: Extreme weather can impact livestock
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
“Most livestock tolerate cold weather well,” state veterinarian Dr. Charles Hatcher said. “However, extreme temperature changes can have a dramatic impact on an animal's health and performance.” Access to fresh water is a must. Stock tanks and ponds …

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Knit a penguin sweater to help them survive an oil spill – Houston Chronicle

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Mar 072014
 

Knit a penguin sweater to help them survive an oil spill
Houston Chronicle
The penguin foundation says the sweaters ("jumpers" in Australia) are not a fashion statement, but are essential for penguins affected by oil pollution. The foundation's website says a patch of oil the size of a thumbnail can kill a little penguin

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Keystone XL pipeline foes warn of heavy-crude oil spills – San Francisco Chronicle

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Dec 302013
 

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Keystone XL pipeline foes warn of heavy-crude oil spills
San Francisco Chronicle
Washington –. As the State Department readies its final environmental review of the Keystone XL pipeline, foes of the project are pressuring the Obama administration to pay attention to the challenge of mopping up spills of the heavy crude set to flow
State Department urged to look at Keystone pipeline cleanup challengesSalt Lake Tribune
Keystone XL foes want focus on spill clean upFuelFix (blog)

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Exclusive 35% off Antarctica Cruise Discount Offered by Adventure Life – San Francisco Chronicle (press release)

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Aug 212013
 

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Exclusive 35% off Antarctica Cruise Discount Offered by Adventure Life
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Expedition voyage specialist Adventure Life has announced an exclusive 35% off discount on a last-minute Antarctica tour departure. The small ship cruise experts are unveiling steep discounts each week to celebrate the launch of its new website. “We

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Cheaper solar panels fuel rise in renewable energy – San Francisco Chronicle

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Jun 142013
 

Cheaper solar panels fuel rise in renewable energy
San Francisco Chronicle
BERLIN (AP) — A dramatic drop in the price of solar power technology last year helped the continued growth of renewable energy, according to a U.N.-backed report published Wednesday. Global energy-generating capacity from renewable sources rose by 
Drop in Solar Panel Price Triggers Growth of Renewable EnergyThe Westside Story

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Xenophon ejection shows return to Mahathirism – Aussie paper – Malaysia Chronicle

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Feb 192013
 

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Xenophon ejection shows return to Mahathirism – Aussie paper
Malaysia Chronicle
He was twice defence minister,” he said, referring to the controversial murder of Altantuya Shaariibuu in 2006. “The party backroom is becoming …. He condemned Malaysian palm oil and yet this fucking Anwar supports him. Anwar is a fucking traitor and

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Lanai says aloha to good times again – San Francisco Chronicle

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Feb 092013
 

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Lanai says aloha to good times again
San Francisco Chronicle
Many residents tell me they are particularly grateful about what he isn't building: the controversial wind turbines formerly proposed by the island's last owner, Castle & Cooke magnate David Murdock, near pristine Polihua Beach. 22, just seven

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Fracking could fill California’s treasury – San Francisco Chronicle

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Feb 082013
 

Fracking could fill California's treasury
San Francisco Chronicle
Many of these groups, such as the Sierra Club and Earthjustice, are particularly wary of hydraulic fracturing (better known as fracking), a process that involves pumping water, sand and chemicals into a well to force open cracks in the rock, thus

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