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Skies to be swept for alien life

Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.
"For Seti, the ATA's technical capabilities exponentially increase our ability to search for intelligent signals, and may lead to the discovery of thinking beings elsewhere in the Universe,"
- Seth Shostak, senior astronomer at the Seti Institute

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Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Officer didnt want to see a teenager die

Source: The Whitehorse Star, Thu June 22, 2006
Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada - Saving a drowning teenager. Making an appearance as Safety Bear. Logging enough of the equivalent kilometres as part of Citizens on Patrol to make a round trip from Whitehorse to St. Johns, Nfld. Protecting the public for 20, 25 and 35 years.

Scientists find new species in high Arctic

Source: CTV, Tue August 02, 2005
Fairbanks, Alaska - Contrary to popular opinion, the remote and inhospitable Canadian Arctic is teeming with life, says a team of international scientists who just completed a 30-day expedition to the northern ocean.

Lonely baby animals make fast friends

Source: CBC, Thu June 09, 2005
Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada - It sounds like a Disney plot - an orphaned baby animal makes friends with another orphan of a different species - but it's playing out in real life on a Yukon game farm.

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