Archive: 2/11/2011

Whales off Calif. coast draw crowds, warning

(AP) -- The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday monitored the waters off Santa Cruz, where a pod of whales has settled unusually close to shore drawing crowds and threatening the safety of kayakers and other boaters trying to ...

dateNov 02, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Watching the birth of an iceberg

( -- After discovering an emerging crack that cuts across the floating ice shelf of Pine Island Glacier in Antarctica, NASA's Operation IceBridge has flown a follow-up mission and made the first-ever detailed ...

dateNov 02, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Study: Crop diversity myths persist in media

The conventional wisdom that says the 20th century was a disaster for crop diversity is nothing more than a myth, according to a forthcoming study by a University of Illinois expert in intellectual property law.

dateNov 02, 2011 in Other
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