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Climate Change Is Turning Antarctica Green - HuffPost

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 05:15

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Climate Change Is Turning Antarctica Green
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Moss banks are found sporadically along the Antarctic Peninsula, where the slow-growing plants have accumulated over many millennia. Thanks to Antarctica's cold conditions, deep layers of old moss have been “exceptionally well-preserved,” said ...

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Leidos to Brief Potential Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization ... - GovConWire

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 13:34

Leidos to Brief Potential Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization ...
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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 23, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) seeks to connect with potential subcontractors for several projects under the National Science ...

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China in Favor of Peaceful and Sustainable Antarctic Development - Prensa Latina

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 10:36

Prensa Latina

China in Favor of Peaceful and Sustainable Antarctic Development
Prensa Latina
The report entitled 'China's Antarctic Activities', which details China's work in the area over the past three decades, clarifies that China has established a national Antarctic Observation Network and a system of basic exploration and scientific ...
China pledges peaceful development in AntarcticaXinhua
China to expand its presence in AntarcticaThe Straits Times
China says no mining in its immediate plans for AntarcticaNew Jersey Herald
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Alien base in the Antarctic? ET hunter claims this is a crashed UFO at the South Pole - Express.co.uk

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 07:46

Express.co.uk

Alien base in the Antarctic? ET hunter claims this is a crashed UFO at the South Pole
Express.co.uk
Theories about secret bases in the Antarctic have circulated for years – with one conspiracy detailing that the Nazis had secret bases in the southernmost continent which they used to experiment on captured UFOs during WWII. But, his staggering claim ...

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Congressional medals awarded to Byrd's Antarctic expedition, May 23, 1930 - Politico

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 23:05

Politico

Congressional medals awarded to Byrd's Antarctic expedition, May 23, 1930
Politico
On this day in 1930, President Herbert Hoover signed legislation awarding congressional gold, silver and bronze medals to members of an Antarctic expedition led by Rear Adm. Richard Byrd. On Nov. 28, 1929, Byrd, a pioneering aviator and polar explorer, ...

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'We reject … it's not value for money' - The Mercury

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 20:47

The Mercury

'We reject … it's not value for money'
The Mercury
FEDERAL bureaucrats have rejected the findings of an audit that Australia's new $1.9 billion Antarctic icebreaker isn't good value for money. The contract to build a replacement for the Aurora Australis — which is chartered by the Australian Antarctic ...

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Collapse of Antarctic Ice Sheet Could Trigger Rapid Sea Level Rise - Chicago Tonight | WTTW

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 17:52

Chicago Tonight | WTTW

Collapse of Antarctic Ice Sheet Could Trigger Rapid Sea Level Rise
Chicago Tonight | WTTW
New research from climate scientists suggests that the West Antarctic Ice Sheet could melt far more quickly than was previously thought. The ice sheet is larger than Mexico and if it does disintegrate the resulting rapid sea level rise could threaten ...

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Rapid greening taking place along the Antarctic Peninsula - AccuWeather.com (blog)

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 11:40

CleanTechnica

Rapid greening taking place along the Antarctic Peninsula
AccuWeather.com (blog)
It has already been documented that climate change is causing increased winds and precipitation along the Antarctic peninsula. In addition, a new study led by the University of Exeter (UK) has determined that climate change is also likely causing a ...
Rapid Biological Changes Occurring On Antarctic Peninsula, Research FindsCleanTechnica
Rising Temperatures Alter Antarctic Peninsula Landscape Into Greener ContinentScience Times
Climate change is increasingly turning Antarctica greenNew Atlas
National Geographic Australia -Lab Manager Magazine
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China expands its Antarctic ambitions - Christian Science Monitor

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 10:46

Christian Science Monitor

China expands its Antarctic ambitions
Christian Science Monitor
China signed the Antarctic treaty in 1983 and has since established four research stations. It plans to start construction of an airfield later this year and a fifth research station as early as 2018, and has a new icebreaker under construction to ...
China says no mining in its immediate plans for Antarctica - ABC NewsABC News
China releases report on Antarctic developmentXinhua
China releases 1st Antarctic paperGlobal Times
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China says no mining in its immediate plans for Antarctica - ABC News - ABC News

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 08:30

Christian Science Monitor

China says no mining in its immediate plans for Antarctica - ABC News
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FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2015 file photo, Wenjun Li, a marine chemist from China, walks along the beach in search of samples in Punta Hanna, Livingston Island, ...
China expands its Antarctic ambitionsChristian Science Monitor
China releases report on Antarctic developmentXinhua
Antarctic capacity will be boostedecns
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Antarctic Warming Threatens World's Second Largest Ice Shelf - EcoWatch

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 08:16

EcoWatch

Antarctic Warming Threatens World's Second Largest Ice Shelf
EcoWatch
Ice shelves line 75 percent of the Antarctic coastline. The biggest ones are the Ross and Ronne-Filchner ice shelves, marked here in red and dark blue. National Snow and Ice Data Centre. The change begins in the sea itself. Ice melts in summer and ...

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Rapid Biological Changes Occurring On Antarctic Peninsula, Research Finds - CleanTechnica

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 07:52

CleanTechnica

Rapid Biological Changes Occurring On Antarctic Peninsula, Research Finds
CleanTechnica
There are now rapid biological and microbial changes occurring all throughout the Antarctic Peninsula in accompaniment of rapidly rising temperatures, according to new research published in the journal Current Biology. This work, which confirms that ...
Rapid greening taking place along the Antarctic PeninsulaAccuWeather.com (blog)
Climate change is increasingly turning Antarctica greenNew Atlas
Antarctica Is Turning GreenThe Scientist

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The Antarctic is Collapsing, and Businesses Should Be Worried - Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 04:00

Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)

The Antarctic is Collapsing, and Businesses Should Be Worried
Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)
While the media is focused on the Arctic's future – and the impact climate change could have on energy exploration, shipping lines and international relations ...

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China to detail its Antarctic ambitions at treaty meeting - Seattle Times

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 00:14

China to detail its Antarctic ambitions at treaty meeting
Seattle Times
About 400 representatives from 42 countries and 10 international organizations are expected to attend the 40th Antarctic Treaty meeting, which goes through June 1. China's delegation is led by Yang Jiechi, a senior foreign policy adviser to Chinese ...

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An Antarctic Obsession | Hinterland Times - Local stories, local ... - The Sunshine Coast Hinterland Times (registration) (blog)

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 19:28

The Sunshine Coast Hinterland Times (registration) (blog)

An Antarctic Obsession | Hinterland Times - Local stories, local ...
The Sunshine Coast Hinterland Times (registration) (blog)
For many, many years HT writer Dale Jacobsen has been drawn to the snowy splendour of Antarctica. This vivid account details her most recent visits to the.
Editorial: A faster timetable for rising seas is possibleNew Haven Register

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China to host global meeting of Antarctic Treaty | South China ... - South China Morning Post

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 11:18

South China Morning Post

China to host global meeting of Antarctic Treaty | South China ...
South China Morning Post
China will for the first time host a meeting of the group overseeing management of the Antarctic at a time when Beijing is seeking to bolster its presence in both ...

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China needs to spell out its Antarctic strategy, to show its ... - South China Morning Post

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 01:34

South China Morning Post

China needs to spell out its Antarctic strategy, to show its ...
South China Morning Post
Beijing marks a first as host of the 40th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting, which begins on Monday, a significant milestone as China expands its role in the ...
China to host Antarctic Treaty meeting | CERChina Economic Review

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The polar amplification asymmetry: role of Antarctic surface height - ScienceBlogs (blog)

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 16:25

ScienceBlogs (blog)

The polar amplification asymmetry: role of Antarctic surface height
ScienceBlogs (blog)
Previous studies have attributed an overall weaker (or slower) polar amplification in Antarctica compared to the Arctic to a weaker Antarctic surface albedo feedback and also to more efficient ocean heat uptake in the Southern Ocean in combination with ...

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Sunday's national forecast - the Antarctic blasts eases - WeatherWatch - WeatherWatch.co.nz

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 11:01

Sunday's national forecast - the Antarctic blasts eases - WeatherWatch
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Across today the Antarctic blast over the country gets pushed further and further east of New Zealand thanks to an incoming high pressure system which is ...

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Antarctic blast now up to Northland - much of NZ cold (or colder) - WeatherWatch.co.nz

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 21:52

WeatherWatch.co.nz

Antarctic blast now up to Northland - much of NZ cold (or colder)
WeatherWatch.co.nz
Updated 2:39pm --- A southerly change from around Antarctica has blasted across New Zealand today bringing snow to low levels, hail, gales and sunny spells too. Over the past couple of hours heavy downpours have moved through Auckland dropping the ...

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