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Our Daily Planet: South Korea 'Snow Bomb' and Valentine's Day Cave Dining

Each weekday morning, OurAmazingPlanet takes the pulse of the Earth, reporting on natural phenomena and exploration news from around the globe.

Korea 'Snow Bomb': The heaviest snowfall in more than a century on South Korea's eastern coast has forced the government to deploy thousands of soldiers to rescue stranded residents. [Related: World's Snow Cover Seen from Space .]

Wild (Robo) Goose Chase: Wildlife rescuers practice safely capturing wounded or imperiled birds using a robot decoy.

China Drought: While massive winter storms are pounding parts of the planet, China has the opposite problem. They haven't had this little rainfall in 60 years.

Cave Dining: For a unique Valentine's Day experience, try five-star dining in a cave. [Related: Say it With Flowers: Sweet (and Not So) Valentines .]

Previously on Our Daily Planet: Texas Freeze and Barrier Reef Blasted

Reach OurAmazingPlanet staff writer Brett Israel at bisrael@techmedianetwork.com. Follow him on Twitter @btisrael.

Brett Israel was a staff writer for Live Science with a focus on environmental issues. He holds a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and molecular biology from The University of Georgia, a master’s degree in journalism from New York University, and has studied doctorate-level biochemistry at Emory University.