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Drone Captures Stunning Video Of Ice Caves In Alaska's Mendenhall Glacier
2014-03-26 09:24:14

Using a ‘quadcopter’ drone and a GoPro camera, a film crew from Los Angeles has captured breathtaking views of the ice caves that wind their way through Alaska’s Mendenhall Glacier. The rapid melting of this glacier means that similar footage could be unattainable in just a few years.

2013-12-06 23:23:55

As they complete their PhDs, a team of Stanford graduate students is creating Inian Islands Institute, a field school dedicated to a unique brand of sustainability education at an amazing coastal

Yellow-cedar Are Dying In Alaska: Scientists Now Know Why
2012-02-02 05:00:32

Yellow-cedar, a culturally and economically valuable tree in southeastern Alaska and adjacent parts of British Columbia, has been dying off across large expanses of these areas for the past 100 years. But no one could say why—until now.

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2011-07-30 06:10:00

The remains of a rare, prehistoric marine reptile that was discovered by Alaskan scientists is being called the most complete fossil representation of this creature ever located in North America.

2009-10-22 09:28:00

Ad asks for rainforest's protection under national roadless rule WASHINGTON, Oct.

2009-05-28 15:14:00

WASHINGTON, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jane Danowitz, director of the Pew Environment Group's U.S.

2008-10-15 15:00:07

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Communication, Inc. (GCI) announced it has significantly increased Internet speeds in Ketchikan.


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George Washington And Jefferson National Forests
2013-11-27 15:25:38

The George Washington and Jefferson National Forests are U.S. National Forests that join to create one of the largest areas of public land in the Eastern US. They cover 1.8 million acres of land in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia, West Virginia, and Kentucky. About 1 million acres of the forest are remote and undeveloped. About 139,461 acres have been designated as wilderness areas, which eliminates any future development. Washington National Forest was established on May 16th of...

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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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