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Seven Kenyans held in Tanzania for ‘illegal’ fishing – The East African (press release) (blog)


The East African (press release) (blog)

Seven Kenyans held in Tanzania for 'illegal' fishing
The East African (press release) (blog)
Seven Kenyan fishermen have been detained at a beach in Tanzania after they were arrested by security officials over claims of illegally crossing the border. The fishermen from Remba Island in Suba North, Homa Bay County, were arrested on Sunday …

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Iowa scientists: Build with extreme weather events in mind – Iowa City Press Citizen


Iowa City Press Citizen

Iowa scientists: Build with extreme weather events in mind
Iowa City Press Citizen
Passe explained that technology such as urban forestry, permeable pavement, shade trees and steeper roof slopes could fortify buildings against more extreme weather conditions. Passe and Jerry Schnoor, co-director of the University of Iowa Center for …

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Retracing Antarctica’s glacial past – EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)

Retracing Antarctica's glacial past
EurekAlert (press release)
More than 26,000 years ago, sea level was much lower than it is today partly because the ice sheets that jut out from the continent of Antarctica were enormous and covered by grounded ice — ice that was fully attached to the seafloor. The ice sheets
Scientists plan to build undersea wall in Antarctica to stop sea level riseYahoo News

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Antarctica in Virtual Reality – Australian Antarctic Division (press release)


Australian Antarctic Division (press release)

Antarctica in Virtual Reality
Australian Antarctic Division (press release)
The full wonder, fascination and mystery of the icy continent is being brought to life in a 360-degree immersive Virtual Reality (VR) documentary The Antarctica Experience. The film was shot at Australia's Davis research station by White Spark Pictures

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Ain’t no sunshine in Antarctica – Australian Antarctic Division (press release)


Australian Antarctic Division (press release)

Ain't no sunshine in Antarctica
Australian Antarctic Division (press release)
The sun has dipped below the horizon at Australia's Davis research station in Antarctica and will not rise again for six weeks, leaving 19 expeditioners in the twilight zone. The team at Davis station enjoyed the sun for just 34 minutes yesterday

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Kiwis fear cancer after working near leaky US nuclear reactor in Antarctica – The Press


The Press

Kiwis fear cancer after working near leaky US nuclear reactor in Antarctica
The Press
He was NZ Army but on secondment to the Antarctic division of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), the forerunner of today's Antarctica NZ. After leaving the army, he became an advocate for NZ veterans who served in Antarctica

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St. Paul man heads south for the winter — to Antarctica – TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press


TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

St. Paul man heads south for the winter — to Antarctica
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
While you can't legally take as much as a pebble out of Antarctica, here books, kitchen magnets, T-shirts, and toy penguins are all available. And yes, they do take credit cards. They'll give your passport a souvenir penguin stamp and mail cards to

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Antarctica: The first dance | Scoop News – Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Antarctica: The first dance | Scoop News
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
What happens in Antarctica affects the rest of the planet … and vice versa. People don't always make that connection. This EARTH DAY, Antarctica New Zealand urges everyone to consider how the sum of our individual choices can impact Earth's …

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How to protect livestock in extreme weather – Stanly News & Press


Stanly News & Press

How to protect livestock in extreme weather
Stanly News & Press
Extreme weather is seldom fun for anyone. Although people often have the means to escape inclement weather, animals are at the mercy of their caregivers. Protecting animals during extreme weather is not restricted to domesticated pets. Those who have …

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Win The Ultimate Antarctica Photography Safari – ePHOTOzine (press release)


ePHOTOzine (press release)

Win The Ultimate Antarctica Photography Safari
ePHOTOzine (press release)
Paramo are giving you the chance to win the ultimate Antarctica photography safari, worth £7995. The competition is open until 27 March 2017. Explore this incredible area of the world accompanied by photographer Andy Rouse as expedition leader and …

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