7/11/14
6:00 PM
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These autonomous, floating robots are embarking on their first trip out along the Alaskan coast. They are headed out on a 5-month expedition to survey the melting glaciers, which researchers have long suspected are contributing to ocean acidification in the area.

2/25/14
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Take a dip in the salty waters of the Dead Sea, visit a surprisingly musical milking parlor, get swept away by the surreal majesty of "underwater rivers," and go birding in the urban alleyways of Cambodia—all in this week's landscape reads.

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