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Frozen Plants From 'Little Ice Age' Back to Life

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May 28, 2013
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Glacier melt has exposed land that hasn't seen light since the Renaissance.


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Spectacular Ice Caves on Lake Superior

Spectacular Ice Caves on Lake Superior

AP (Feb. 13, 2014) — Droves of people are braving the cold to hike a frozen Lake Superior to see dramatic ice caves in northern Wisconsin. Since the caves were deemed accessible in January, more than 35,000 have hiked to see the ice formations. (Feb. 13) Video provided by AP
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Rio Zoo’s Animals Cool Off With Ice-Lollies

Rio Zoo’s Animals Cool Off With Ice-Lollies

Reuters - Light News Video Online (Jan. 13, 2015) — Animals at Rio de Janeiro's Jardim Zoologico Zoo are given ice-lollies, ice cream and frozen meat treats to keep them cool amid scorching summer temperatures. Rough cut (no reporter narration). Video provided by Reuters
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Oldest Ice Sheet Could Reveal 1.5 Million Years of Climate Change

Oldest Ice Sheet Could Reveal 1.5 Million Years of Climate Change

Reuters (Nov. 18, 2013) — Scientists working in eastern Antarctica believe they have found the world's oldest ice sheet which, they say, could provide information on future climate change. The researchers estimate the ice sheet is 1.5 million years old, almost twice the age of the previous oldest sample. Tara Cleary reports.
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Biofuel: A Resource of the Future

Biofuel: A Resource of the Future

Deutsche Welle (Aug. 11, 2013) — With flying cameras and three-dimensional nuclear spin imaging Ulrich Schurr is studying the growth of energy crops. Rapeseed, sugar beets, China grass - these are plants which can be easily processed to give fuel and raw materials for the chemical industry. But how well, how fast and how uniformly will these plants grow in a northern German climate? The plant scientist from the Jlich Research Center is convinced that energy crops will play a big role in the future - as long as their cultivation does not compete with food crop production. To what extent that is possible - that is being investigated by a newly founded research center: the Bioeconomy Science Center.
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