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dead dolphin

DOLPHIN DEATH  Scientists have linked toxic effects of oil spilled in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster to an ongoing surge in stranded and dead dolphins, such as this one, along the Gulf of Mexico coast.

carbon sink

UP IN THE AIR  Semiarid regions, like this area in Central Australia, may be responsible for the wild variations in the amount of CO2 left free in the atmosphere to warm the planet.

Antarctic glaciers

A group of glaciers in Antarctica, which were once stable, started rapidly melting in 2009, new research shows.

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