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Humpback Whales Staying In Antarctic Bays Later Into Autumn
Research suggests that bays along the Western Antarctic Peninsula are much more important late-season feeding grounds for humpback whales than scientists previously thought.

Later Stone Age Got Earlier Start In South Africa Than Thought
Study pushes back onset date of South Africa’s Later Stone Age by more than 20,000 years.

Chronic 2000-04 Drought, Worst In 800 Years, May Be The ‘New Normal’
Scientists report that the chronic drought that hit western North America from 2000 to 2004 will actually be closer to the “wet end” of a drier hydroclimate during the last half of the 21st century.



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