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2009-12-15 10:30:00

The northern coastline of Alaska midway between Point Barrow and Prudhoe Bay is eroding by up to one-third the length of a football field annually because of a "triple whammy" of declining sea ice, warming seawater and increased wave activity.

2004-11-26 15:00:12

TOO many papers plus not enough students equals decline -- that's why Massey University's College of Sciences is planning to shed 60 of its 600 staff next year. College of Sciences pro vice-chancellor Robert Anderson's paper on why the jobs have to go is now being considered by staff.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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