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Icey proposition in space

It looks like tiny tropical bamboo, or a new form of ocean coral. But this spikey strawlike structure is actually frozen water that may be found in outer space.

November 14, 2008

Kayaking Antarctica with Jon Bowermaster

How a warming climate leads to freezing penguins, with journalist and author Jon Bowermaster, who has kayaked the world's seas, most recently in Antarctica. And Cynthia Graber takes us on a tour with a new M.I.T...

November 12, 2008 — Steve Mirsky

The Future of the Poles

Both the North and South poles are undergoing unprecedented changes as a result of man-made climate change. What does this mean for the region's wildlife and natural resources as countries make claims for territory?...

November 10, 2008

Sound Method to Save Manatees

Slowing down boats is the remedy for keeping manatees from getting hit. But a Florida Atlantic University scientist says that manatees can't hear the low frequencies of slow boats. Alarms could do the trick...

November 10, 2008
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