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Massive hole reopens in Antarctic sea ice

A mysterious, massive hole, as large as Lake Superior or the State of Maine, has recently been spotted in the winter sea ice cover around Antarctica. This opening, known as a polynya, is the largest observed in the Weddell ...

dateOct 12, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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The legacy of mercury in Lake Superior

The northern Great Lakes are praised for being clean, but these aquatic systems don't exist in a vacuum. Contaminants still find their way into lake water and sediments. Mercury is of particular interest because of its toxicity ...

dateMar 18, 2016 in Environment
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Great Lakes welcome rising water levels

After years of parched shorelines, water levels in the Great Lakes have come rushing back. The crowds that flock to the Superior shoreline this summer are finding harbors deeper and beaches narrower than they've been in 15 ...

dateJul 08, 2014 in Environment
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Isle Royale wolf decline boosts moose

A scientific report says the wolf population of Isle Royale National Park in Lake Superior is dangerously low for the third consecutive year, while moose numbers are steadily rising.

dateApr 30, 2014 in Ecology
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