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Antarctica

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  • Photos transmitted to Antarctica

     
    Rotating photo transmitter used to send photographs to Navy personnel stationed in Antarctica.
  • Celebrating Shackleton

    Celebrating Shackleton
    This year marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of Ernest Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedition that turned into a two-year survival ordeal from which all 28 members amazingly survived. Lindblad Expeditions has designed a commemorative...

    Confirmed: Microbial life found half mile below Antarctic ice sheet

    Confirmed: Microbial life found half mile below Antarctic ice sheet
    In an icy lake half a mile beneath the Antarctic ice sheet, scientists have discovered a diverse ecosystem of single-celled organisms that have managed to survive without ever seeing the light of the sun. The discovery, reported Wednesday in the journal...

    Extraordinary Life: Salisbury Man 'A Missionary Of Tea'

    Extraordinary Life: Salisbury Man 'A Missionary Of Tea'
    John Harney was a former innkeeper whose efforts to introduce quality specialty teas to a coffee-drinking public were highly successful. The founder of Harney & Sons Ltd., he was an ambassador for loose-leaf tea, which he introduced personally, one...

    U.N. report draft: Deep emissions cuts needed by 2050 to limit warming

    U.N. report draft: Deep emissions cuts needed by 2050 to limit warming
    Deep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions of 40 to 70 percent by mid-century will be needed to avert the worst of global warming that is already harming all continents, a draft U.N. report showed. The 26-page draft, obtained by Reuters on Thursday, sums...