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An Alaska marine scientist and her all-woman team spent 38 days rowing across the Atlantic

Posted on AllSides March 15th, 2024
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The first days were the hardest days, Noelle Helder said. Imagine being as seasick as you will ever be while surfing waves that look like mountains. You can’t sleep during nights that make you wonder when your boat will crumple like an aluminum can. The nearest help is on a continent you can’t see, and beneath your running shoes are 3 miles of deep blue sea. Helder, a marine scientist currently working on several projects at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, recently was one-fourth of an all-woman team they named...

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