News from the Field

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Norwegian Antarctic Sailor Seeks Help

A Norwegian sailor who made an illegal voyage to Antarctica earlier this year has damaged his ship and needs help from Argentine authorities. Jarle Andhoy, 34, sailed to Antarctica last month to... Read More

Photographer: U.S. Ski Team/Doug Haney

Hirscher Takes Overall World Cup Title

Skier Marcel Hirscher secured Austria's first overall World Cup since 2006 with a win on Saturday in the final giant slalom race of the 2012 World Cup season in Schladming, Austria. Hirscher, 23,... Read More

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Arizona Cacti to Get Microchip Implants

Officials at Saguaro National Park in Arizona are implanting cacti with microchips in an attempt to deter cactus poachers. Saguaro cacti, which are used widely in southwestern landscaping, are... Read More

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Saudi Arabia May Send Women to London

Saudi Arabia is considering whether to allow a small team of women to compete in the Olympic Games in London this summer after a meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland last week. Saudi officials have... Read More

Photographer: Arne Museler/Wikimedia

Red Bull Founder Yoovidhya Dies

Chaleo Yoovidhya, the man who created the energy drink Red Bull, died on Saturday in Bangkok, Thailand. Yoovidhya developed the caffeine-rich Red Bull formula while working at a drug company he... Read More