Injured Sherpas Recall Deadly Avalanche

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:48
Two injured Sherpas recount the horrific avalanche on Mount Everest.






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Hundreds of Exoplanets, A Handful Right for Life

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 09:44
A map of U.S. landslide events between 2007 and 2013.






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Record Number of Seals and Sea Lions Rescued in California

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 09:13
A toxic algal bloom and other factors are leading to marine mammal distress off California, where the Marine Mammal Center is rehabbing animals.






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Longest Land Mammal Migration in Lower 48 Discovered

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 08:11
Wyoming mule deer cross many obstacles, from low desert to high mountains, posing challenges for conservation.






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After Washington Mudslide, Questions About Building in Nature's Danger Zones

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 07:25
Washington mudslide disaster highlights the risks of building in danger zones.






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A Mars Mission for Budget Travelers

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 06:39
Sending astronauts to Mars might be surprisingly affordable, says an expert panel: $100 billion over 20 years could do the trick.






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Neanderthals Lived in Small, Isolated Populations, Gene Analysis Shows

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 06:24
Comparisons with Neanderthal DNA may point to genes that make us uniquely human and uncover the origins of genetic ailments.






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Everest's Sherpas Issue List of Demands

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 05:53
Sherpas submit list of demands to government for better working conditions on Mount Everest.






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Mapping the Killer Path of the Everest Avalanche

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 14:11
Mapping the path of the killer Everest avalanche through the notoriously dangerous Khumbu Icefall.






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Earth Day 2014: How It Became a Global Environmental Event

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 13:55
Gina McCarthy, EPA chief, talks about Earth Day and how it became a global environmental event that on April 22 will include a billion people.






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Why Sherpas Will Still Climb Everest, Even After Deadly Avalanche

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 13:40
Sange Sherpa lost a son on Everest. But for many climbers, he says, the risk is worth it.






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The Brave Sage of Timbuktu: Abdel Kader Haidara

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 13:09
Abdel Kader Haidara had made it his life's work to document, as never before, Mali's achievements as an ancient center of progressive thought. When the jihadists came, he led the rescue operation to save 350,000 manuscripts.






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Sherpas Killed on Everest Cremated as Survivors Call for Boycott

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 10:49
The remains of Sherpa guides killed by an avalanche on Mount Everest on Friday, the deadliest day in the mountain's history, have been cremated.






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Climbing Finished for Season on Everest After Deadly Avalanche?

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 15:51
In the wake of a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest, Sherpas ask for concerns to be addressed.






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Pompeii "Exposed and Vulnerable" to Neglect and the Elements

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 06:48
In her new book, Ingrid D. Rowland explains of abiding allure of Pompeii over the centuries and laments the effects of neglect and the weather.






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Why South Sudan May Face World's Worst Famine in Quarter Century

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 06:17
The coming weeks could determine whether tens of thousands will die in the world's newest country.






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The Aftermath of Everest's Deadly Avalanche

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 19:42
An experienced Everest climber assesses the impact of the deadly avalanche on climbers and the Sherpas who assist high-altitude expeditions.






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Pictures: Climbing Everest Through History

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 19:42
The tragedy on Everest recalls the highs and lows of the long history of climbing the mountain.






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State Department Further Postpones Keystone XL Decision

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 08:07
Extending the wait for a verdict on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, the U.S. State Department says it will allow more time for federal agencies to weigh in.






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Opinion: On Easter, Jesus' Evolution Tells of Changing America

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 07:21
Jesus has been born and born again over the course of American history.






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