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President visits Alaskan Arctic, renames Mt. McKinley


President Barack Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Alaskan Arctic during a three-day trip this week to discuss climate change and its threat to the region. Continue reading

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The Russian Antarctic Expedition's drill made contact with the Antarctic lake water at a depth of 12,366 feet.

Secret Lake Buried Miles Under Antarctic Ice Could Hold Clues to Life


After nearly 20 years of drilling, Russian scientists have reached a crystal clear underground lake — two miles beneath the solid ice of the continent…read more


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