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U.S. Antarctic Policy from the State Department: Preserving the Continent for Peace and Science

11/28/2008 The United States has strong diplomatic interests in Antarctica, in particular promoting its status as a continent reserved for peace and science in accordance with the provisions of the Antarctic Treaty of 1959. More

Scientific Essay on NOAA's Arctic Theme Page: USGS Scientist Learns about Arctic Wolves and Their Prey by Living With Them

11/12/2008 Arctic wolves have never been hunted or seriously pursued in most of the high Arctic. The animals' resulting lack of fear allowed the author to befriend a pack, learning about them by living with them during summers from 1986 through 1996. More