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Earth Journal by Ron Meador aims to clarify environmental issues in the news, lend proportion and perspective to competing claims, and engage MinnPost readers in exploring subjects that lie beyond the headlines — with a special emphasis on solutions to environmental challenges. 

An Arctic shark breaks a record for longevity, with span of up to 500 years

The ocean is where the old-age action is, and until quite recently the most senior survivor among the vertebrates was the bowhead whale, at 211 years.