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Away Is Home | How to survive extreme weather on vacation – Seattle Times


Seattle Times

Away Is Home | How to survive extreme weather on vacation
Seattle Times
Extreme weather can happen at any time. But when it interrupts your vacation, you're in real trouble. Consider my recent misadventure when my oldest son, Aren, and I hiked up our favorite trail during Arizona's famously unpredictable monsoon season.

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Antarctica trips are so trendy that China had to make a don’t-touch-penguins rule – Seattle Times


Seattle Times

Antarctica trips are so trendy that China had to make a don't-touch-penguins rule
Seattle Times
Chinese Arctic and Antarctic Administration officials first announced the new set of rules for behavior in Antarctica in September, after realizing it was one of four countries that had signed the Antarctic Treaty but had not established regulations
Antarctica is such a trendy vacation spot that Chinese officials made …Tampabay.com
China Warns Citizens to Not Feed Penguins in AntarcticaTravelPulse
China releases Antarctic guideline to curb eco-footprint – Global TimesGlobal Times
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‘My Last Continent:’ love in the frozen heart of Antarctica – The Seattle Times


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'My Last Continent:' love in the frozen heart of Antarctica
The Seattle Times
Taking place on and around an expedition ship in present-day Antarctica (and elsewhere in some lengthy flashbacks), it's the story of Deb, a penguin researcher in love with her work and with her colleague Keller, with whom she has a lengthy and stormy …
Mon 9 AM | From Ashland To Antarctica In A First NovelJefferson Public Radio
Ashland author transports readers to AntarcticaAshland Daily Tidings

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Antarctica: The Last Frontier – KIRO Seattle


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Antarctica: The Last Frontier
KIRO Seattle
Vast, more frigid than most can imagine, barren and quiet possibly the most fragile ecosystem known to man, Antarctica has been dubbed the “Last Frontier”. The ski culture has hopes to some day put ski resorts on the continent and become a tourist

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The sun never rises: Dispatches from a winter job in Antarctica – Seattle Globalist


Seattle Globalist

The sun never rises: Dispatches from a winter job in Antarctica
Seattle Globalist
Overlooking McMurdo Station in Antarctica — where the sun never rises this time of year. (Photo by Nasko Abadjiev). “The light is amazing, especially when the sun sets. It's a mixture of pinks, orange, yellow, red… sometimes intense, sometimes very

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Two activists chain themselves to Shell ship in Seattle to protest Arctic drilling… but one already asked for help getting down

Two protesters chained themselves to an Arctic oil-drilling support ship parked north of Seattle … He described the Arctic Challenger as a savior vessel that is used in the case of an oil leak, but said activists doubt its effectiveness at preventing …
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‘Big Eyes,’ ‘The Babadook,’ ‘Maps to the Stars,’ ‘Antarctica’ – The Seattle Times


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'Big Eyes,' 'The Babadook,' 'Maps to the Stars,' 'Antarctica'
The Seattle Times
DVD sightings for Tuesday, April 14, include “Big Eyes,” “The Babadook” and “Antarctica.” Star ratings are by Seattle Times movie reviewers, freelancers or wire services. For full reviews, search the title at seattletimes.com. Release dates are subject

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National Geographic lecture series opens with ‘Untamed Antarctica’ – The Seattle Times


The Seattle Times

National Geographic lecture series opens with 'Untamed Antarctica'
The Seattle Times
Libecki's “Untamed Antarctica” talk with Richards will focus on their 2012 National Geographic-sponsored expedition (with two teammates) to Antarctica's Queen Maud Land, where they ascended thousands of feet of a jutting rock called Bertha's Tower in

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Coast Guard icebreaker leaves Seattle for Antarctica – Military Times


Military Times

Coast Guard icebreaker leaves Seattle for Antarctica
Military Times
SEATTLE — The nation's last heavy icebreaker, the Polar Star, left Seattle Sunday on a four-month mission to Antarctica as part of the annual operation to resupply the McMurdo station. The Coast Guard says the mission will require the Polar Star to
Icebreaker leaves Seattle for AntarcticaDaily Astorian

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Shell reports crude-oil spill at Anacortes refinery – The Seattle Times (blog)

Shell reports crude-oil spill at Anacortes refinery
The Seattle Times (blog)
About 6,300 gallons of crude oil spilled this morning at the Shell Puget Sound Refinery in Anacortes. Shell spokeswoman Destin Singleton said the leak was entirely contained to the site. A Coast Guard flyover confirmed that no oil spilled into local
Hose bursts at refinery in Anacortes, causes oil spillTheNewsTribune.com

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