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U.S. Needs New Icebreakers, Report Tells Congress

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Science  06 Oct 2006:
Vol. 314, Issue 5796, pp. 33
DOI: 10.1126/science.314.5796.33a

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A new report by the National Academies calls on the federal government to build and deploy two new icebreakers in the next decade to make sure that the United States has full and timely access to the poles. (Read more.)