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Dihydrogen Monoxide! (Why is water so special?)

Water is so common that it is easy to take it for granted, but life on earth all depends on the special properties of this one molecule. 491 more words


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© Anthony Gorman 2017

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US releases request for proposal for Heavy Polar Icebreaker design and construction

Collaborating under an Integrated Program Office (IPO), the US Navy and Coast Guard released a draft request for proposal (RFP) for the detail design and construction of a Heavy Polar Icebreaker (HPIB). 205 more words

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More MPA's?

At the moment the 24 nations and the EU who are a member of CCAMLR (the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources) are together in Hobart for their annual meeting. 196 more words


Slowly but surely, China is carving a foothold through the Arctic

Polar research vessel’s journey along Northwest Passage could pave the way for commercial development in the resource-rich region.

China has made progress on its ambition to establish a foothold in the Arctic with the first voyage by its research icebreaker through the frozen waters of the Northwest Passage. 1,039 more words

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Back on Strava

After an 18-month hiatus I am back on Strava. I went from Google MyTracks (discontinued) to Strava to Ride with GPS to Polar to Strava. 44 more words

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Penguin disaster

You may have read it in the news the past week, in Terre Adelie, an Adelie penguin colony with 18.000 breeding pairs only managed to raise two chicks last season. 416 more words