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Goats and Soda

Is There A Ticking Time Bomb Under The Arctic?

Just what exactly is permafrost? And what is happening now that it's warming up? To find out, we enter the Arctic Circle's secret world of ice and frozen history.

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Dust Fla.mingo
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Saving a Life Richard Houghten
Haku Dj Whitesmith
For You Lack of Afro
Changing Wind Shook
First Steps Shook
These Boots Are Made For Walking William August Hunt
Some Velvet Morning The Low-Fi Drifters
Guided by the Glowing Sea The American Dollar
Yesterday Atmosphere
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Is There A Ticking Time Bomb Under The Arctic?

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Oceans Ensidya
Every Piece Matters Plini
door to the cosmos Chihei Hatakeyama
Volcano [Instrumental] Damien Rice
Countach Ratatat
Rise LTO
Jungle Tash Sultana
Backyard Barbecue Blue Wednesday

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Democrats Didn't Cave On Deal To Reopen Government, Sen. Jones Says

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