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Free Flying with Falcons

Below your feet, hundreds of brightly colored umbrellas paint the picturesque beach. Above, a shimmering parachute suspends you as you glide soundlessly through the air. Then, seemingly out of nowhere, a falcon swoops in with expert agility, matching pace. A kinship is formed with your new feathered friend as you sail upwards together on the warm currents.

Free Flying with Falcons

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Free Flying with Falcons
Below your feet, hundreds of brightly colored umbrellas paint the picturesque beach. Above, a shimmering parachute suspends you as you glide soundlessly through the air. Then, seemingly out of nowhere, a falcon swoops in with expert agility, matching pace. A kinship is formed with your new feathered friend as you sail upwards together on the warm currents.
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Charting the Pacific Century
Is investing in nuclear energy key to mitigating climate change? Is voter fraud as common as alien abductions? And, who will be the winners and losers from the U.S. trade wars?
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Study: Oceans Have Absorbed 60 Percent More Heat Than Previously Thought
For each of the past 25 years, oceans have absorbed an amount of heat energy that is 150 times the energy humans produce as electricity annually, according to a study led by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego and Princeton University.
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Too Many Fishers in the Sea: The Economic Ceiling of Artisanal Fisheries
A new study shows that even if fishers in the Gulf of California used the most efficient and sustainable known practices, most wouldn't generate enough revenue to maintain a living above poverty level.