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Emperor Penguins Marching toward Extinction?

1/26/2009 Emperor penguins could be headed toward extinction in at least part of their range before the end of the century, according to a paper by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) researchers, funded in part by NSF More

The International Polar Year, 2007–2008, An Opportunity to Focus on Infectious Diseases in Arctic Regions

1/5/2009 Alan J. Parkinson, of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, describes in lay language the thrust of the Arctic Human Health Initiative and how the current polar year provides a unique opportunity to focus on human health. More