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Russian Scientists to Sample Lake Vostok

A team of Russian scientists just announced that they are within 100 meters of drilling into Lake Vostok, Antarctica.

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Krill v. Salps in the Southern Ocean

Last week, writing about copepods, I mentioned that they make up what is probably the most massive group of animals on earth. I also mentioned the likely runner up: krill. In particular, the Antarctic krill, Euphausia superba. Photo by Uwe … Continue reading

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