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Glacier Retreat Warning From 50-Year-Old Message In A Bottle
2013-12-23 03:39:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers have discovered an over 50-year-old message in a bottle located on Ward Hunt Island in Canada that has led to a surprising discovery about climate change. According to Francie Diep of Popular Science, the bottle was located some 500 miles away from the nearest human settlement, and was placed there by an American geologist known as Paul Walker. The note was dated July 10, 1959, and it asked any scientist who found...

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