Hole the Size of Maine Opens in Antarctica Ice – National Geographic

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Oct 122017
 

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Hole the Size of Maine Opens in Antarctica Ice
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Winter sea ice blankets the Weddell Sea around Antarctica with massive extra-tropical cyclones hovering over the Southern Ocean in this satellite image from September 25, 2017. The blue curves represent the ice edge. The polynya is the dark region of
A mysterious hole nearly the size of South Carolina has opened in Antarctica's iceBusiness Insider
A giant hole has opened up in Antarctica as scientists look to find out …The Independent
Giant hole polynya opens up in Antarctica as scientists look to find …NEWS.com.au
BGR –CBC.ca –IFLScience –Motherboard
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Researchers find secret, warm oasis beneath Antarctica’s ice that could be home to undiscovered species – National Post

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Sep 092017
 

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Researchers find secret, warm oasis beneath Antarctica's ice that could be home to undiscovered species
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Deep within Antarctica's ice caves, a group of scientists may have discovered a secret ecosystem of plants and animals being supported by the warmth of an active volcano. Although average year-long temperatures on Ross Island hover around -17C, …
Scientists are closing in on warm caves under Antarctica which could support secret lifeBusiness Insider
Newly Discovered Caves in Antarctica Could House Unknown LifeU.S. News & World Report
"Lost World!" —Antarctica's Unexplored Volcano Caves Harbor Unknown SpeciesThe Daily Galaxy (blog)
Laboratory Equipment –International Business Times –Popular Mechanics
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Shuttle Fleet At Zion National Park Adds Proterra E2 Electric Bus

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Aug 292017
 

The shuttle fleet at Zion National Park has added an electric bus from Proterra for a three month trial. If it passes the test, a transition from all LPG powered buses to electric buses will begin.

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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
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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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