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Antarctica: Mystery continent holds key to mankinds future

DECEPTION ISLAND, Antarctica - Earth's past, present and on the northern peninsula of Antarctica, the wildest, most desolate and...The first explorers set foot in Antarctica 194 years ago hunting 19th century...
Story of Lt. David M. Carey put to rest in Antarctica

...death of his father in a plane crash in Antarctica. Photo by M. Scott Moon Sixteen JAKO...account. The plane?s flight south to Antarctica had already been delayed for an hour while...received word he would be traveling to Antarctica with the National Science Foundation...
Seward leading maritime workforce efforts Alaska."We have one young lady who runs a company working with mega yachts who travels all around the world including Antarctica. We have another gentlemen who works on offshore supply vessels in Cook Inlet dealing with the ice conditions there and another...
Nunataks and Noah's Ark

...themselves darn lucky to have found a group of scientists in Antarctica who also happened to play indie rock. Their band's name...than 8) mite. OK, this is even more nerdy than guys in Antarctica who name their band Nunatak. But in this landscape of blinding...

...initiative has spread quickly since its launch in 2012 when about 70 countries participated. Last year, Jazz Day even reached Antarctica, where staff at the McMurdo and Palmer research stations performed standards.For Hancock, who won an Oscar for best original...
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Homer man dies trekking in Patagonia

...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 with some other Homer people...
What others say: Need for icebreakers keeps getting cold shoulder

...service in scientific research afloat. Look to the south, where private and foreign icebreakers now escort supply ships to Antarctica, a role American icebreakers once played.We're not interested in an icebreaker race with Russia - they've clearly won...
Unhinged Alaska: Grump Month

...that if we don't vote their way polar bears won't have bergs to park their heinies on and may have to breast stroke to Antarctica to add penguins as a supplemental food group. Others claim the population is doing just fine. Opposition supporters feel...

...during the period studied.-Associated Press"Considering the 3,400 caught in comparison to the 346,000 caught near Antarctica gives an idea how much smaller the population of California blue whales was likely to have been," said Trevor Branch, an...
Reeling it in: 'Penguins' packed with family fun

...movies, and now find themselves wrapped up in international intrigue. The film takes us back to their childhood days in Antarctica, and starts strong with a great bit about the constant desire for documentarians to film wild penguins, featuring acclaimed...
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