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Scientists find mass coral die-off near BP oil spill site

For the first time, federal scientists have found damage to deep sea coral and other marine life on the ocean floor several miles from the blown-out BP well — a strong indication that damage from the spill could be significantly greater than officials had previously acknowledged. Tests are needed to…

British man walks entire Amazon river in 2 years

Briton completes epic, 2 1/2-year expedition to become 1st man to walk entire Amazon river After 859 days, thousands of miles and “50,000 mosquito bites,” Ed Stafford became the first man known to have walked the entire length of the Amazon river when the waves of the Atlantic Ocean lapped…