100-Year-Old Fruitcake Found in Antarctica Is ‘Almost’ Edible – National Geographic

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Aug 112017
 

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100-Year-Old Fruitcake Found in Antarctica Is 'Almost' Edible
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"Living and working in Antarctica tends to lead to a craving for high-fat, high-sugar food, and fruitcake fits the bill nicely, not to mention going very well with a cup of tea." (See "Opinion: 6 Reasons Antarctic Explorers Were Tougher 100 Years Ago
A 100-Year-Old Fruitcake Was Found 'Perfectly Preserved' in AntarcticaTIME
Century-Old Fruit Cake Found in Antarctica is 'Almost Edible'History
Fruitcake taken to Antarctica by famous British explorer Robert Falcon Scott found in remote hut – and it's still EDIBLEThe Sun
Atlas Obscura –Food & Wine –Antarctic Heritage Trust –Wikipedia
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Groups Challenge Fracking Plan for Ohio s Only National Forest

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Aug 032017
 

In 2014 a well pad caught fire in Monroe County, resulting in the contamination of a creek near the forest; wastewater and fracking chemicals spilled into Opossum Creek—an Ohio River tributary—killing 70,000 fish over a five-mile stretch. “The Wayne …
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What’s Really In Antarctica’s Mysterious Blood Falls – National Geographic

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Apr 302017
 

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What's Really In Antarctica's Mysterious Blood Falls
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Located in Antarctica's McMurdo Dry Valleys, the falls pour forth from Taylor Glacier, and the liquid bubbles up from fissures in the glacier's surface. The flow was previously a mystery, as the mean temperature is 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit (-17 degrees
Scientists solve huge mystery in AntarcticaBABW News
The mystery of Antarctica's Blood Falls has been solvedSFGate
Mystery Of Antarctica's Blood Falls Is Finally SolvedForbes
Popular Science –Yahoo7 News –CTV News –Cambridge University Press
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Get an Amazing Whale’s-Eye View Underneath Antarctica – National Geographic

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Apr 272017
 

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Get an Amazing Whale's-Eye View Underneath Antarctica
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We're crammed into an inflatable black rubber zodiac on a blustery day in Antarctica's Gerlache Strait, puttering toward a motionless humpback whale. A fist-sized camera with gangly grasshopper-like antennae and suction cup feet sits on a pole resting

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Antarctica Is Covered With More Meltwater Than Thought – National Geographic

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Apr 192017
 

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Antarctica Is Covered With More Meltwater Than Thought
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Ice floats near the coast of West Antarctica seen from a window of a NASA Operation IceBridge airplane on October 27, 2016. Meltwater flows risk hastening the collapse Antarctica's ice shelves—but in some cases, meltwater drainage could help keep ice …
Scientists have discovered vast systems of flowing water in Antarctica. And that worries them.Washington Post
Hundreds of Meltwater Streams Found Flowing Across AntarcticaLive Science
Antarctica's massive lakes, rivers, and streams could help us understand rising sea levelsThe Verge
The Independent –Gizmodo –Daily Mail
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3.0-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Wayne National Forest, Fracking Operations Temporarily Halted

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Apr 062017
 

(See the map below.) Within 20 miles of the epicenter, four wastewater injection wells thrust high-pressure fracking wastewater into the ground. In 2016, those wells injected 350 million gallons of fracking wastewater — most coming from out of state.
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FedEx CEO To Trump: National Security Needs Fuel Economy Standards

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Apr 052017
 

Donald Trump likes to brag that not contracting a sexually transmitted disease during the Vietnam era was his burden to bear. While he was dodging the draft, as only a person with enormous inherited wealth can do, Fred Smith was a Marine platoon leader and forward air controller in Vietnam. Today, he is CEO of FedEx. As head of the world’s largest air cargo fleet, he is highly aware of fuel costs and the impact of fuel sources on national and international politics

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3.6 Million More Penguins Live in Antarctica Than Thought – National Geographic

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Mar 162017
 

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3.6 Million More Penguins Live in Antarctica Than Thought
National Geographic
New research estimates roughly six million Adélie penguins live in East Antarctica—cause for celebration and concern. WATCH: Adélie penguin numbers have marched upward in East Antarctica, but the news may not be all happy. Footage courtesy …
Scientists Miscalculate Antarctica's Penguin Population By 3.6MHuffington Post Australia
Adelie penguin numbers jump due to counting method change – ABCABC Online
WATCH: Scientists now estimate twice as many Happy Feet penguins live in AntarcticaBusiness Insider Australia
The Mercury –Latin American Herald Tribune –Telegraph.co.uk
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How Come “Old Faithful” Is Spewing Out Crude? Drilling In Our National Parks Is A Hot Issue

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Feb 042017
 

Recent humongous finds in the Permian, the Gulf of Mexico, Alaska and elsewhere have proven … And trying to enjoy the solitude of the Grand Tetons while listening to fracking pumps in the background hardly seems peaceful. Make no mistake, I love this …
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Three Conservation Groups Will Sue the Federal Agencies Who Auctioned Off Wayne National Forest Land

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Jan 272017
 

“Pipelines, well pads, and wastewater pits destroy habitat and harm people and … companies will set up drilling operations (in many cases). Underground, remember, fracking is a horizontal operation; companies will be able to direct the high-pressure …
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