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March 7, 2013
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UW Nautilus Expedition May Have Spied New Species

A University of Washington research team has captured color photographs of what could be a previously undocumented species of chambered nautilus, a cephalopod mollusk often classified as a “living fossil,” in the waters off American Samoa in the South Pacific. … Continue reading

September 19, 2011
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Arctic Sea Ice Reaches Minimum 2011 Extent, the Second Lowest in the Satellite Record

The blanket of sea ice that floats on the Arctic Ocean appears to have reached its lowest extent for 2011, the second lowest recorded since satellites began measuring it in 1979, according to the University of Colorado Boulder’s National Snow … Continue reading

February 18, 2011
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‘Thawing Permafrost Likely Will Accelerate Global Warming in Coming Decades’

Up to two-thirds of Earth’s permafrost likely will disappear by 2200 as a result of warming temperatures, unleashing vast quantities of carbon into the atmosphere, says a new study by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Cooperative Institute for Research in … Continue reading

October 20, 2010
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Drought May Threaten Much of Globe Within Decades

*Dryness likely to increase substantially across Eurasia, Africa, Australia* The United States and many other heavily populated countries face a growing threat of severe and prolonged drought in coming decades, according to results of a new study by National Center … Continue reading