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Lead pollution beat Amundsen and Scott to the South Pole - and it's still pouring down today

Lead pollution beat Amundsen and Scott to the South Pole - and...

2nd August 2014 We know elements of the story. It was 1911, as Robert Scott and Roald Amundsen raced to the South Pole. Temperatures were below -50˚C. Scott was British; Amundsen a Norwegian. Sled dogs were dying, and the explorers suffered from ... Ecologist, 2 weeks ago

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Industrial lead pollution beat polar explorers to the South Pole by 22 years and persists today

Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole in December of 1911. More than 100 years later, an international team of scientists led by Joe McConnell of Nevada's Desert Research Institute (DRI) have proven that air ...
 Environmental Research Web2 weeks ago Nevada researcher reveals Antarctic's dirty secret  Big News Network2 weeks ago Industrial lead pollution beat explorers to the South Pole by 22 years and persists today  National Science Foundation2 weeks ago Lead Pollution Beat Explorers to South Pole, Persists Today  Space Daily3 weeks ago
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Pollution from Industrial Revolution 'Reached South Pole 20 Years Before Roald Amundsen Did'

By | IB Times Air pollution from industrial activities reached the South Pole at least 20 years before the first human did, scientists have discovered. Date from 16 ice cores across Antarctica shows that air pollution from the industrial ...
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland3 weeks ago Smelting, mining caused pollution in Antarctica  Times of Malta3 weeks ago Australian lead mining caused early Antarctic pollution  Melbourne Age3 weeks ago NSW mining 'caused Antarctic pollution'  MSN New Zealand3 weeks ago
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Matt Todd raring to go for champion Canterbury

Last season, Canterbury used Norweigan explorer Roald Amundsen, who was among the first men to reach the South Pole in 1911, as inspiration for their NPC season. They drew parallels between Amundsen's successful expedition and their own quest to ...
 Sunday Star-Times1 week ago Todd raring to go week ago

8/20-24: Weekend events for kids in Arizona

8/23: BRAIN FAIR 2014 | Fire up those neurons and learn more about brain science at the interactive fair featuring games, crafts and science-related talks. (Photo: Stephanie Koebele) If you're looking for things to do with your kids this weekend, ...
 AZCentral.com11 hours ago 6/26-29: Weekend events for kids in Arizona  AZCentral.com1 month ago

How Advisors Can Go From Good to Great: Jim Collins

Life-changing advice: Why don't you think more about how to be useful? Bestselling Good to Great author Jim Collins crystalized a key aspect of greatness when he recounted a life-changing encounter with management guru Peter Drucker. ...
 AdvisorOne1 week ago

You'll want to crack this harrowing 'Ice' tale

Maybe it's because they're the parts of our world that most resemble the forbidding, enigmatic terrain of other planets. Whatever the reason, the North and South Polar regions have long been romanticized as places where dreams — and dreamers — ...
 USA Today1 week ago
ACQ Magazine

Youll want to crack Hampton Sides Ice tale

In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette USA TODAY Rating Maybe it's because theyre the parts of our world that most resemble the forbidding, enigmatic terrain of other planets. Whatever the reason, the ...
 ACQ Magazine1 week ago

How pollution beat us to South Pole

Cape Town - We all know that Robert Falcon Scott and his four British companions struggled through the vast pristine spaces of icy Antarctica, only to find that Roald Amundsen's Norwegian party had beaten them to the South Pole, right? Well, yes ...
 IOL2 weeks ago
Bellona Foundation

North Pole nuclear icebreaker tours halts

The break up of the Soviet Union offered numerous stomach churning options for adventurous tourists. A half a million dollars bought you a trip to the International Space Station, a money spinner for Russia's declining space agency whose first ...
 Safety4sea2 weeks ago Rosy predictions for commercial Arctic traffic bring North Pole nuclear icebreaker tours to a halt  Bellona Foundation2 weeks ago
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