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The Guardian learned that George Bush classified satellite photos that might reveal rapidly shrinking ice to the public. Of course, this pales in comparison to similar Bush rule making such as mining radioactive uranium in the Colorado watershed at the north Grand Canyon.

Formal requests from The National Academy of Sciences finally declassified several photos. Jeff McMahon posted a few. The source is U.S. Geological Survey’s Global Fiducials Library.

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