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University of Alabama Biologist Says Antarctica is "Ground Zero" for Ocean Acidification and Climate Change

2/6/2010 The delicate balance of life in the waters that surround Antarctica is especially susceptible to the effects of ocean acidification and the impact on the marine life there will serve as a bellwether for global climate-change, says Jim McClintock. More

Woods Hole Ship, Scientists, and Crew Probe Strategic, Turbulent and Terrifying Arctic Oceanic Gateway

2/6/2010 Winds reach more than 70 mph and waves tower over three stories high in this narrow passage on the doorstep of the Arctic Circle, where waters flow southward from the Arctic Ocean to the North Atlantic. More