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Our Daily Planet: April Fool's Snow and a Greener Antarctica

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

Snow Joke: The Northeast could see snow on April Fool's Day. A winter watch advisory is underway in parts of 7 northeastern states.

Tiger Miscount?: The Indian government said their adult tiger population is up 12 percent. Some scientists aren't so sure. [Related: More Tigers: Census Reveals Rare Bright Spot for Endangered Cats ]

Sleeping Giant Volcano: A rare meeting of scientists from North and South Korea was triggered by fears that a dormant volcano could awaken.

Previously on Our Daily Planet: California's Drought Ends and Japan Aftershocks

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.