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Rescued Antarctic Scientists Will Plant Trees to Cover Carbon Footprint

The voyage and rescue emitted lots of carbon dioxide through the burning of fossil fuel — which climate scientists on the expedition believe is the main driver of global warming — so the expedition has promised to plant about 800 … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Cutter Sent to Free Trapped Ships in Antartica

Ice caused by global warming entraps second ship:   The Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star had been heading to that area anyway, having left its home port of Seattle early last month to eventually break through sea ice and refuel the … Continue reading

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