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Sampler Platter: Reviving British food, hipsters make PBR more popular, Stefan Richter says something arrogantDaily DishStefan Richter surprises no one with his arrogance, agribusiness throws its weight around and more food news in today's roundup. -- Sorry, hipsters. Your ironic consumption of Pabst Blue Ribbon made it more popular -- and more expensive -- than......
L.A. UnleashedAGADIR, Morocco — An international effort to truly limit whale hunting collapsed Wednesday, leaving Japan, Norway and Iceland free to keep killing hundreds of mammals a year, even raiding a marine sanctuary in Antarctic waters unchecked. The breakdown...
L.A. UnleashedResearchers have discovered four new species of octopus in Antarctica with venom that works at sub-zero temperatures. They hope to analyze the venom to see if it has medical uses, said one of the researchers, Bryan Fry, of the University......
This itinerary was last updated Sept. 28, 2009. For more Holland America ms Prinsendam cruises click here. 26-Day Amazon Explorer 2009 Departure Date: Nov. 25 Cruise Ports: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US; Santo Domingo, Dominican Rep.; Oranjestad, Aruba;...
Chicago Tribune"Whiteout" comes from a graphic novel by Greg Rucka and Steve Lieber, about a U.S. Marshal stationed in Antarctica, which we're told straight off is "the most isolated landmass on Earth." Oh, that Antarctica. A corpse is found on the ice, but it's not...
Edith "Jackie" Ronne, 89, who became the first U.S. woman to set foot on Antarctica when she accompanied her explorer husband there in 1947, died June 14 of cancer and Alzheimer's disease at a Bethesda, Md., nursing home. She was 89. Ronne had never...
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The Nisshin Maru, an 8,000-ton whaling factory ship, has been sailing southward from Japan for about two weeks and should arrive in its hunting grounds any day now: the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary off the coast of Antarctica. The Japanese have been...
In deep Antarctica in January, Cliff Getz, 83, of Laguna Beach got the picture of his life -- this "silly, little, gorgeous" penguin, as he calls it. He tells the story: "I saw that he was considering jumping, and the crowd behind me, as well as myself,...
Chicago Tribune staff reporterThe news might seem welcome in the middle of a long, cold winter: Scientists have shown that the start of spring has moved almost two days earlier in the last 50 years. But scientists say the finding, one of two papers released today on climate change,...
Paul Thornton's Op-Ed, "Space Program Lunacy," recently caught my eye. Although Mr. Thornton's emphasis was on the need to replace a certain weather satellite rather than "waste billions" on human spaceflight, I instantly felt the need to come to the...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterMAYA LIN has always had a deep feeling for the land. As a child, she roamed the leafy woods of the Appalachian foothills in southern Ohio, listening to the mating calls of the songbirds that filled the forest. Now Lin perceives a growing stillness, as the...
Tags: Conservation, Animals, California, Hawaii, Vietnam
Tribune staff reporterThey're the South American equivalents of Williams, Ariz. And why? Because Williams only matters to us tourists -- and only has all those motel rooms -- because a well-known ditch called the Grand Canyon is an hour up the road. Ushuaia, in Argentina,...
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