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Huge Antarctic glacier lost another chunk of ice — and we know because of NASA - The Keene Sentinel

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Huge Antarctic glacier lost another chunk of ice — and we know because of NASA
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One of Antarctica's most rapidly melting glaciers has shed yet another large block of ice in an event that NASA scientists say is “further evidence of the ice shelf's fragility.” The agency drew attention to the incident in a tweet Wednesday morning ...

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Campbell Island: Mysteries of the Sub-Antarctic - New Zealand Herald

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 17:02

Campbell Island: Mysteries of the Sub-Antarctic
New Zealand Herald
The identity of a woman abandoned on Campbell Island shortly after it was discovered in 1810, is one of the greatest mysteries of the Sub-Antarctic. Said by some to have been a Jacobite princess, this "Lady of the Heather" is a riddle equal, in my view ...

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Argentine-Chilean Antarctic inspectors check BAS Rothera base - MercoPress

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 04:28

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Argentine-Chilean Antarctic inspectors check BAS Rothera base
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A team or Argentine and Chilean experts have visited Czech and British bases in Antarctica as part of the routine inspection of environment and security operations, in the framework of the Antarctic Treaty. The Argentine foreign ministry reported that ...

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Antarctic sea floor film to support application to make Sabrina Coast ... - ABC Online

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 23:10

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Antarctic sea floor film to support application to make Sabrina Coast ...
ABC Online
Never before captured vision of the harsh and hostile sea floor off Antarctica's Sabrina Coast will be used to support an application to make the region a Marine ...

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Antarctic Ice Lowest Ever – Asia at High Risk – Africa Drying Up - Inter Press Service

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 11:56

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Antarctic Ice Lowest Ever – Asia at High Risk – Africa Drying Up
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Worldwide Extraction of Materials Triples in Four Decades, Intensifying Climate Change and Air Pollution. Credit: UNEP. ROME, Feb 24 2017 (IPS) - For those who still deny the tangible impact of climate change, please note that the extended spell of ...
Ask a Climatologist: We know it's bad in the Arctic, what about the Antarctic?Alaska Public Radio Network

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There's a giant crack in an Antarctic ice shelf. Should we be worried? - Phys.Org

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 09:50

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There's a giant crack in an Antarctic ice shelf. Should we be worried?
Phys.Org
The crack in an Antarctic ice shelf continues to grow, and scientists warn a giant iceberg may soon break away from the shelf. Credit: Photo via Flickr user Stuart Rankin. An accelerating crack in the ice shelf known as Larsen C, the fourth largest ice ...
Large iceberg poised to break off Antarctic ice shelfCBC.ca
Colossal (and Growing) Crack in Antarctic Ice Shelf Seen in New VideoLive Science
Antarctic ice crack could cause big rise in sea levelNew York Post
Engadget -9news.com.au -YouTube -British Antarctic Survey
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ANU researcher Dr Brad Opdyke's Antarctic voyage to study ocean ... - The Canberra Times

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 08:04

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ANU researcher Dr Brad Opdyke's Antarctic voyage to study ocean ...
The Canberra Times
ANU researcher Dr Brad Opdyke has been navigating the glacial waters of Antarctica in a bid to pinpoint what's behind the warming of our world's oceans.

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Sub-antarctic islands offer glimpse of pest-free NZ | Radio New ... - Radio New Zealand

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 01:44

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Sub-antarctic islands offer glimpse of pest-free NZ | Radio New ...
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First Person - The Auckland Islands show what a predator-free New Zealand could be like. Reporter Ian Telfer travelled there and found native plants and ...

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Antarctic krill eyestalks key to understanding vital player in ecosystem - ABC Online

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 17:19

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Antarctic krill eyestalks key to understanding vital player in ecosystem
ABC Online
Rob King, krill biologist at the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) in Tasmania, said understanding the age of krill was critical. "As pressures mount on the krill population we need to be able to understand whether there's enough young krill coming ...

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Large iceberg poised to break off Antarctic ice shelf - CBC.ca

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 16:47

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Large iceberg poised to break off Antarctic ice shelf
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An iceberg that's 80 kilometres long is poised to break off Antarctica. Scientists say the rift has slowly been developing across the Antarctic Peninsula's Larsen C ice shelf for years, but it grew by 18 kilometres in December and now has only 20 ...
Colossal (and Growing) Crack in Antarctic Ice Shelf Seen in New VideoLive Science
Antarctic ice crack could cause big rise in sea levelNew York Post
There's a giant crack in an Antarctic ice shelf. Should we be worried?Phys.Org
Engadget -9news.com.au -Washington Post -YouTube
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Antarctic ice crack could cause big rise in sea level - New York Post

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 14:28

New York Post

Antarctic ice crack could cause big rise in sea level
New York Post
A massive crack in an Antarctic ice shelf — 110 miles long and 1,500 feet wide — appears set to create a gigantic iceberg larger than Rhode Island, potentially leaving an “unstable configuration,” according to researchers.
Large iceberg poised to break off Antarctic ice shelfCBC.ca
Colossal (and Growing) Crack in Antarctic Ice Shelf Seen in New VideoLive Science
There's a giant crack in an Antarctic ice shelf. Should we be worried?Phys.Org
Engadget -9news.com.au -Washington Post -YouTube
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Kayakers complete first journey around Antarctic archipelago, an 11-day odyssey - Fox News

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 13:00

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Kayakers complete first journey around Antarctic archipelago, an 11-day odyssey
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SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS, ANTARCTICA – A three-man team has completed the first journey by kayak around the South Shetland Islands, an archipelago off Antarctica, traveling more than 100 miles by sea without any kind of external aid. Chileans ...

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Antarctic Adventure Musical Ernest Shackleton Loves Me Headed ... - Broadway.com

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 12:05

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Antarctic Adventure Musical Ernest Shackleton Loves Me Headed ...
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Get ready for an Antarctic journey: The new musical Ernest Shackleton Loves Me is set for a limited off-Broadway engagement beginning April 14 at the Tony ...

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Colossal (and Growing) Crack in Antarctic Ice Shelf Seen in New Video - Live Science

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 11:59

Live Science

Colossal (and Growing) Crack in Antarctic Ice Shelf Seen in New Video
Live Science
A giant crack that could release a chunk of ice larger than the state of Rhode Island into the sea was captured in stunning detail in new video footage of Antarctica's Larsen C Ice Shelf. The stunning overhead video shows a lengthy and wide gash in the ...
Large iceberg poised to break off Antarctic ice shelfCBC.ca
Antarctic ice crack could cause big rise in sea levelNew York Post
British scientists film massive rift in Antarctic ice shelf - EngadgetEngadget
9news.com.au -AOL News -YouTube -British Antarctic Survey
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Antarctic krill's eyes hold key to age | The Weekly Times - Weekly Times Now

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 22:47

Antarctic krill's eyes hold key to age | The Weekly Times
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How do you tell how old an Antarctic krill is? Count the rings around their eyes. In a scientific first, researchers have shown they can determine the age of the ...

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Antarctic expedition aims to inspire women - Deutsche Welle

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 22:44

Deutsche Welle

Antarctic expedition aims to inspire women
Deutsche Welle
A group of women from Great Britain is training for a trek across Antarctica, where they will have to carry their own weight in sub-zero temperatures. They hope to inspire women to conquer their own personal Antarcticas.

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Antarctic krill's eyes hold key to age - NEWS.com.au

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 22:30

Antarctic krill's eyes hold key to age
NEWS.com.au
Findings published on Thursday in scientific journal Plos One show Antarctic krill annually grow bands around their eyestalks, directly correlating to their age. Until now scientists had difficulty assessing the age of krill due to their lack bone ...

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Ask a Climatologist: We know it's bad in the Arctic, what about the Antarctic? - Alaska Public Radio Network

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 22:09

Alaska Public Radio Network

Ask a Climatologist: We know it's bad in the Arctic, what about the Antarctic?
Alaska Public Radio Network
This week, we're responding to a listener who asked whether it's true that sea ice in Antarctic waters has been generally increasing, while Arctic sea ice has seen dramatic declines. Listen now. “The short answer to the question is 'yes ...

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Antarctic krill's eyes hold key to age - 9news.com.au

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 21:42

Antarctic krill's eyes hold key to age
9news.com.au
How do you tell how old an Antarctic krill is? Count the rings around their eyes. In a scientific first, researchers have shown they can determine the age of the creatures by counting the bands around their eyes, similar to the way tree trunk rings are ...

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