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Freediving: in the deep south and out of breath - Telegraph.co.uk

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Freediving: in the deep south and out of breath
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But this time is even more unusual – she is diving in the Antarctic Ocean. “I am excited to see icebergs, yet nervous and afraid at the same time,” Ms Lu said, adding that there are only about 10 people who have freedived into the icy waters of the ...

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Homeward Bound scientists host program on Antarctic experience - Cape Cod Times (subscription)

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 19:56

Homeward Bound scientists host program on Antarctic experience
Cape Cod Times (subscription)
HARWICH — A program on climate change, penguins and women in leadership is set for 4:30 to 6 p.m. Aug. 2 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 310 Route 137, Harwich. The program is presented by Homeward Bound, a leadership, strategic and scientific ...

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These Antarctic flowers could be the base of the best sunscreen ... - New York Post

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 13:53

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These Antarctic flowers could be the base of the best sunscreen ...
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SANTIAGO – Scientists in Chile have discovered molecules in two species of Antarctic flowers that protect the plants from solar radiation and could...

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Celebrating the legend that is Antarctic Explorer Tom Crean! - Coast Monkey

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 08:41

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Celebrating the legend that is Antarctic Explorer Tom Crean!
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This wasn't Crean's first time venturing to the inhospitable icescape of the Antarctic. Twice before he set sail under the command of Robert Scott on his Discover and Terra Nova expeditions. During the Terra Nova expedition he undertook one of the most ...

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Scientists Find Sunscreen Potential in Antarctic Plants - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 05:29

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Scientists Find Sunscreen Potential in Antarctic Plants
U.S. News & World Report
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Scientists in Chile have discovered molecules in two species of Antarctic flowers that protect the plants from solar radiation and could potentially be used in products such as sunscreen for humans and protection for vulnerable crops.

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Antarctic air to blast through NZ - SunLive

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 22:07

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Antarctic air to blast through NZ
SunLive
Cold Antarctic air behind the front lowers temperatures considerably around the country, with snow gradually falling to 400 metres in Southland and Otago this afternoon and evening, to 300 metres in Canterbury and to 500 metres in Marlborough.
After snow, rain today, more wintry weather could be brewing for next weekStuff.co.nz
Tekapo cut off as rough weather hits South IslandRadio New Zealand

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Giant Antarctic iceberg sheds pieces as new cracks form on ice shelf - Mashable

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 14:21

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Giant Antarctic iceberg sheds pieces as new cracks form on ice shelf
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The Delaware-sized iceberg that calved off the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica sometime between July 10 and July 12 is drifting farther from its former home, ...
Stunning Dark Images Reveal Movement of Trillion-Ton Antarctic ...Live Science
Massive Larsen C iceberg on the move | CosmosCosmos

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Scientists find sunscreen potential in Antarctic plants | Shanghai Daily - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 11:21

Scientists find sunscreen potential in Antarctic plants | Shanghai Daily
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SCIENTISTS in Chile have discovered molecules in two species of Antarctic flowers that protect the plants from solar radiation and could potentially be used in ...

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How distant winds may be causing Antarctic meltdown - Salon

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 02:59

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How distant winds may be causing Antarctic meltdown
Salon
Finding these pieces of the Antarctic melt puzzle and putting them together will help scientists better pin down how much sea level rise is in store as the world warms, and when cities from Miami to Shanghai may largely disappear from the map. Sea ...

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Recognition for local hero who ventured into the Antarctic - Bendigo Advertiser

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 01:12

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Recognition for local hero who ventured into the Antarctic
Bendigo Advertiser
Richard Richards sailed on Ernest Shackelton's 1914-16 expedition to the Antarctic, was marooned for two years there and helped save scurvy-riddled comrades. His achievements have been honoured with a plaque on the grounds of a former Long Gully ...

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Solo sailor Lisa Blair arrives in Albany after historic Antarctic ... - ABC - ABC Online

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 14:30

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Solo sailor Lisa Blair arrives in Albany after historic Antarctic ... - ABC
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Scores of supporters welcome Queensland sailor Lisa Blair back into Australia, capping off her 184-day journey around Antarctica.
Solo sailor Lisa Blair arrives in Albany after Antarctic circumnavigationThe Australian

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Even more ice is about to break off of Antarctica — and it's what scientists feared most - Business Insider

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 07:00

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Even more ice is about to break off of Antarctica — and it's what scientists feared most
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Now, scientists want to know how stable is the ice shelf that has been left intact, connected to the Antarctic continent. Recent satellite images suggest that pieces of the remaining ice shelf are already preparing to break off, creating more, smaller ...

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Solo sailor Lisa Blair due in Albany after historic Antarctic ... - ABC - ABC Online

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 21:12

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Solo sailor Lisa Blair due in Albany after historic Antarctic ... - ABC
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Queenslander Lisa Blair will make history as the first woman to sail solo around Antarctica when she arrives back on the Australian mainland today but says she ...
Solo sailor Lisa Blair to complete Antarctic circumnavigation ...Practical Boat Owner Magazine
Coast's sailor's triumph: 'Every bit of pain worth it' | Sunshine Coast ...The Sunshine Coast Daily

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How Distant Winds May Be Causing Antarctic Meltdown | Climate ... - Climate Central

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 14:53

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How Distant Winds May Be Causing Antarctic Meltdown | Climate ...
Climate Central
Changes in winds blowing in East Antarctica may be driving warming and ice melt thousands of miles away in West Antarctica.
Warming Seas Endanger Antarctic Ecosystem, And Billion-Dollar ...WSHU

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Antarctic Ice Breakaway Further Overheats Climate Hysteria - Newsmax

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 09:46

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Antarctic Ice Breakaway Further Overheats Climate Hysteria
Newsmax
So what does all this mean? Al Gore and the mainstream media will continue to tell us that it means more fossil fuel regulations and wind power subsidies are ...
Trillion Ton Iceberg Breaks Free From Antarctica Kids News ArticleDOGOnews

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Couple become the first to marry in British Antarctic Territory after law change - Eagle Radio

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 06:56

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Couple become the first to marry in British Antarctic Territory after law change
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A couple have made history by becoming the first to tie the knot in the British Antarctic Territory. Polar field guides Julie Baum and Tom Sylvester said their vows at the Rothera Research Station, which is almost 2,000 miles from the Falkland Islands ...

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How my Antarctic scientific expedition became a fight for survival - The Sydney Morning Herald

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 04:06

The Sydney Morning Herald

How my Antarctic scientific expedition became a fight for survival
The Sydney Morning Herald
It was not lost on them that they had inadvertently followed in the footsteps of Edwardian Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton, whose ship had become caught in pack ice in 1915. There was one big difference though: Turney had his wife Annette and ...

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Fairly rare Sub-Antarctic Fur seal pup 'wormed his way into our hearts,' Cape of Good Hope SPCA says - News24

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 03:59

News24

Fairly rare Sub-Antarctic Fur seal pup 'wormed his way into our hearts,' Cape of Good Hope SPCA says
News24
Edward, a fairly rare Sub-Antarctic Fur seal, was found malnourished and in distress three weeks ago along the Muizenberg shoreline, Cape of Good Hope SPCA spokesperson Belinda Abraham told News24. "He has definitely wormed his way into our hearts ...

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New artefacts from doomed Antarctic Expedition go on display in Gloucestershire - Gloucestershire Live

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 00:06

Gloucestershire Live

New artefacts from doomed Antarctic Expedition go on display in Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire Live
Priceless new artefacts, some from the tragically doomed attempt by Captain Robert Falcon Scott's expedition to be the first to reach the South Pole, have been donated to Cheltenham. Edward Adrian Wilson, born and brought up in Cheltenham, was the ...

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