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When solar-powered drones meet Arctic glaciers

Solar-powered flying platforms have yet to prove their real-world applicability outside of targeted demonstrations. Monitoring glaciers in polar regions is in pole position to become a primary application, as the midnight ...

dateOct 19, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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Chile penguins win battle in war against mine

They may be less than a meter tall but they have conquered a Goliath: Chile's vulnerable Humboldt penguins have thwarted—for now at least—a billion dollar mining project in one of the country's most depressed regions.

dateOct 13, 2017 in Ecology
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