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Magazine contents page OCTOBER 19, 1987 Vol. 130 No. 16


COVER: Man- made chemicals may be hastening shifts in the earth' s climate

A remarkable scientific expedition takes the measure of the Antarctic ozone hole and spurs concern that life on earth may become increasingly vulnerable to cancer- causing ultraviolet radiation. Disturbing evidence is mounting that emissions of carbon dioxide and other gases are heating up the world' s climate at a rate unseen since the end of the ice age. See ENVIRONMENT.


NATION: Gulf tensions rise as the U. S. and Iran clash again in a shootout at sea

American choppers sink one gunboat and disable two others...

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