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Antarctica: Mystery continent holds key to mankinds future

...January, in the middle of the chilly Antarctic summer, The Associated Press followed...South Shetland islands and vulnerable Antarctic Peninsula, which juts off the continent...above zero in the South Shetlands and Antarctic Peninsula to the unbearable frozen lands...
Kachemak Bay tour offers science, sightseeing

...observations, I felt like I had embarked on a great oceanographic expedition - even if it was to Peterson Bay and not the Antarctic Ocean.We didn't make any major discoveries, but we did learn about an issue of concern that scientists with the Kachemak...
Homer man dies trekking in Patagonia

...a trip Feraudo planned that would continue on a sea voyage from Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world, across the Antarctic Circle and to the Antarctica Peninsula. Naturalists and guides Carmen and Conrad Field planned to meet Feraudo in Argentina...
The Bookworm Sez: 'Dead or Alive?' perfect for the budding biologist

...don't use them because mayflies "don't live long enough to get hungry." Scientists think there's a possibility that the Antarctic volcano sponge might live for up to 10,000 years! A four-month-old puppy in England accidentally got flushed down the...
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What others say: Defend the Coast Guard

...the Coast Guard aircraft assigned to fisheries patrols.The Coast Guard desperately needs icebreakers for its Arctic and Antarctic missions, but seeking funding for new tools seems like a fool's errand when the Coast Guard can't even get the funding...
Story of Lt. David M. Carey put to rest in Antarctica

...Defense operation in support of the U. S. Antarctic Program. ?Lt. David M. Carey...crash of a Neptune patrol plane on the Antarctic ice shelf,? said a story in the...Carey had heard that a glacier on the Antarctic continent had been named for his father...

...become a major concern.All 52 passengers on ship stuck in Antarctic ice since Christmas Eve rescued by helicopterCANBERRA, Australia...more than a week on an icebound Russian research ship in the Antarctic were rescued Thursday when a Chinese helicopter swooped in...
Alaska SeaLife Center news's Steller sea lion program manager, was awarded the Antarctic Service Medal in recognition of valuable contributions to exploration and scientific achievement under the U.S. Antarctic research program. This was awarded by the National Science...
Refuge notebook: Dads in the wildlife world

...the cake, as portrayed in the movie "Happy Feet," incubating a single egg by keeping it on top of his feet (and off the Antarctic ice) but under his brood flap. Dad does this for two to three months straight, sacrificing about half his body weight...
A career in helping others

...came from his mother's deep-rooted Catholic faith. Carey's father, a Navy pilot, was killed after he crashed on an Antarctic ice shelf during Operation Deep Freeze. Carey was 4. "When my father was killed, my brother and I both got presidential...


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