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The Antarctic Sun: News about Antarctica

Photo Credit: Mike Lucibella A Bell 212 Helicopter comes in for a landing at the Lake Hoare field camp. By Michael Lucibella, Antarctic Sun Editor Posted December 8, 2017 Photo Credit: Mike Lucibella Mike Tinervia (right) pilots a Bell 212 helicopter over the McMurdo Dry Valleys with Mike Jansen. In Antarctica, scientists ...

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Treasure Coast algal bloom prompts state of emergency, Florida

Governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in Florida’s Martin and St. Lucie counties following the presence of algal blooms in local waterways. The executive order was signed Wednesday, June 29, 2016. It allows state and local governmental agencies to take swift action to mitigate the spread of algal blooms in the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee estuaries by redirecting ...

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The Coming War With Russia

Russia will invade Israel at a time when war is not expected. Students of Bible prophecy have long expected a Russian military move in the Middle East. Early in the 20th century, Dr. Ironside wrote: In the last days, the final head of the Russian people will look with covetous eyes upon the great developments in the land of Palestine. ...

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Samalayuca Sand Dunes : Image of the Day

When sheets of ice spread across North America during the Pleistocene Epoch, many pluvial lakes formed well beyond the edge of the ice sheets. Lake Bonneville in northern Utah and Lake Lahontan in northern Nevada are the largest and most famous examples, but pluvial lakes covered landscapes much farther to south, in areas that are now quite dry. Lake Palomas ...

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Sao Paulo’s largest water reservoir down to 5.6%

The Cantareira water system, largest of the six reservoirs that provide water to 20 million people living in the metropolitan area of Sao Paulo, Brazil is at 5.6% (as of January 20) of its capacity of one trillion liters (264 billion gallons), as reported by the water utility Sabesp. During the first two weeks of January 2015 rainfall totaled 7.1 centimeters (2.9 inches), well below the average 27.1 ...

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Site-wide emergency alert at Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington State

Thousands of workers were told to take cover at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington State after officials confirmed a tunnel collapse in its Plutonium Uranium Extraction Plant (PUREX) full of highly contaminated materials on Tuesday morning, May 9, 2017. Although officials say that no contamination has been detected on the ground following the cave-in, local media report that the danger ...

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Growing Arctic Ice Sheets Threaten Growing Polar Bear Populations

A trawler sits parked near Sisimut, Greenland. A strange catch hangs on its jib. This isn’t a new species of squid, or an unfortunate whale calf. Lifeless, and hanging from the trawler’s jib, is a land and aquatic animal, completely gutted after being shot. Blood stained its white fur. The trawler’s owner didn’t go out to hunt polar bears struggling ...

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