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THE NORTH POLE IS HEATING UP

Here’s a thought to keep an environmentalist awake at night: About 90 billion barrels of undiscovered oil and 1,670 trillion cubic feet of recoverable natural gas are likely to be north of the Arctic Circle, close to the North Pole, where Santa lives. Eighty-Four percent of this is expected to require offshore drilling. And if  Continue Reading »

HUMANS ARE STILL ATTEMPTING TO REACH THE NORTH POLE ON FOOT

Current Polar Explorers Eric Larsen and Ryan Waters will have to average 13 miles a day through difficult terrain on their journey to the North Pole to reach a safe point before they run out of food and water. Amazingly, after all these years, since the Pole was first reached by explorer and physician Frederick  Continue Reading »