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Canada signaled intentions to claim the North Pole and surrounding Arctic waters while announcing the filing of a UN application seeking to vastly expand its Atlantic sea boundary.
Bacterial hitchhikers may float on methane bubbles, eating them as they go.
Undersea robots recently documented a site marked as a chemical weapons dump, and found life clinging to barrels filled with unknown substances. Continue reading →
A mind- and body-numbing — minus 136 degrees Fahrenheit was measured between Dome Argus and Dome Fuji, two summits on the East Antarctic Plateau.
Oceanographers are tracking seismically sensitive mermaids through the Mediterranean and Indian Ocean. Continue reading →
Green lightning is real, but it's only been documented in this one case from a volcanic eruption in Chile. One scientists tries to explain why the flash goes Irish. Continue reading →
A dedicated Lord of the Rings fan models the climate in Middle Earth for real. Continue reading →
Natural disasters, war and other human activities left geographic scars seen from space.
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