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Uncontrolled wildfires ravage the Arctic

Record-Breaking Heatwave Causes Intense Arctic wildfires

More than 100 intense Arctic wildfires have ravaged the Arctic since June, with scientists describing them as "unprecedented." Satellite images show huge clouds of smoke billowing across uninhabited Arctic land in Greenland, Siberia and parts of Alaska. The wildfires come ...
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Fossil of ‘real-life Loch Ness Monster’ found in Antarctica

Fossil of ‘real-life Loch Ness Monster’ found in Antarctica

The fossil of a sea creature that lived around the earth approximately 70 million years was found around Antarctica.  The remains were located about 1966 but were not able to be removed from the rock until now.  Researchers uncovered the ...
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10 Fun Facts About Antarctica

1. The first confirmed sighting of the continent was in 1820. 2. Explorers first reached the South Pole in 1911. 3. Because Antarctica lies in the southern hemisphere, seasons there are the opposite of seasons in the north — summer ...
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Will Ghana’s Local Crops Die Out?

Ghana is being pressured to sell out it's global agribusiness. The U.S. and the global seed industry are trying to strong-arm Ghana into adopting the International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants, known as UPOV. The treaty ...
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Weather Channel Founder Claims ‘Global warming the greatest scam in history’

The open deliberation about environmental change is done - on the grounds that it has been completely demonstrated NOT to exist, one of the world's best known environmental change doubter has asserted. John Coleman, who helped to establish the Weather ...
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Life of Penguins

Life of Penguins

When an El Nino hits, the lives of penguins are in peril.  During the 1997 El Nino the penguin population fell by a third. During Climate Change a difference in temperature of at least one degree can be a life ...
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100 year old box of negatives

100 Year Old Box of Negatives Discovered Frozen In Block of Antarctica’s Ice

While restoring one of the exploration huts in Antarctica, Conservators of the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust discovered a 100 year old box that turned out to be a remarkable treasure. It contained 22 never-before-seen cellulose nitrate negatives documenting the life ...
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Ghostly Particles from Outer Space Detected in Antarctica

Buried deep in the Antarctic ice, an observatory has spotted ghostly, nearly massless particles coming from inside our galaxy and points beyond the Milky Way. Finding these cosmic neutrinos not only confirms their existence but also sheds light on the ...
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Rising Ocean Temperatures

Rising Ocean Temperatures

Scientists have recorded that the temperature of the oceans has been on the rise.  The temperatures have been rising at a rate of 40% on average over what they previously predicted over the past five years.  The year 2018 was ...
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Craig Russell Predicted Arctic Event Affecting Larsen C Ice Shelf

Craig Russell, Canadian Novelist Predicts Arctic Event

In 2016, a Canadian novelist, Craig Russell — who is also a lawyer and a theater director in Manitoba — wrote an environmental cli-fi thriller titled “Fragment” about a major calving event along the ice shelf of Antarctica. The Yale ...
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