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May 2021 Issue

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Here’s how whales sing, from yaps to fin slaps
Here’s how whales sing, from yaps to fin slaps
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In This Issue

Why we’re optimistic we can save our oceans
He found the Titanic, but for Robert Ballard the search never ends
Eye-catching abstract photos reveal mining’s scars on our planet
They spent 28 days under the sea—and found another Earth
See Iceberg Alley, where huge icebergs are driven by sea currents

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