News from the Field

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Greenland Glacial Melt Slows in Areas

A new study by researchers from the University of Washington's Polar Science Center suggests that Greenland's glaciers are melting significantly slower than previously believed. Ian Joughin and... Read More

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Famous 'Falling Bear' Killed by Car in CO

A black bear famously photographed falling from a tree while tranquilized last month was struck and killed by cars near Boulder, Colorado, on Thursday. The 280-pound bear, which had been relocated... Read More

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Brazil Goes After Criminals in Amazon

The Brazilian military this week launched an 8,500-soldier strong effort to stop illegal logging, mining, and drug trafficking in the Amazon rainforest. The operation will target Brazil's... Read More

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Head of Leki Poles Dies in Plane Crash

Klaus Lenhart, the owner of the ski-pole company Leki, died on Monday in a plane crash in Kirchheim/Teck Germany, according to a statement released Wednesday. Lenhart, 56, was traveling with a... Read More

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Hang Glider Pilot Swallowed Evidence

Canadian police confirmed on Wednesday that William Orders, the British Columbia hang-glider pilot involved in a fatal accident on Saturday, swallowed a memory card that may contain video evidence... Read More