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Scientists highlight Antarctic ice upheaval in response to prehistoric climate change - Phys.Org

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 07:15

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Scientists highlight Antarctic ice upheaval in response to prehistoric climate change
Phys.Org
"Increasingly we are understanding that the Antarctic ice cap is not some enduring monolithic block but a much more slippery ephemeral beast – and the implications of that realisation for the future of Antarctic ice sheets in a very rapidly warming ...

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Poor outlook for Antarctic biodiversity - Phys.org - Phys.Org

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 05:40

Phys.Org

Poor outlook for Antarctic biodiversity - Phys.org
Phys.Org
An international study involving scientists from British Antarctic Survey (BAS) has debunked the popular view that Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are in a ...
Poor outlook for biodiversity in Antarctica, study finds | Stanford ...Stanford Report

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3D image of Antarctica offers clearest picture yet of ice coverage - New Atlas

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 12:07

New Atlas

3D image of Antarctica offers clearest picture yet of ice coverage
New Atlas
With this clearer picture of ice over the Antarctic, the ESA says scientists will now be able to better distinguish between changes in topography and ice motion. It could, for example, help to inform calculations of how much the ice sheet is growing ...

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Smithsonian honors aircrews that flew 2016 medical-evacuation flight to NSF's South Pole station - National Science Foundation (press release)

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 09:46

National Science Foundation (press release)

Smithsonian honors aircrews that flew 2016 medical-evacuation flight to NSF's South Pole station
National Science Foundation (press release)
Two aircrews from Kenn Borek Air Ltd. of Calgary, Canada flew the June 2016 mission in support of the NSF-managed U.S. Antarctic Program. Kenn Borek Air supports research funded by NSF's Office of Polar Programs in both the Arctic and Antarctic.

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Antarctic pioneer tells of chilly challenges at Norfolk Federation Women's Institute annual general meeting in Norwich - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 09:38

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Antarctic pioneer tells of chilly challenges at Norfolk Federation Women's Institute annual general meeting in Norwich
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
“The biggest challenge was the fact that you are in a small community of about 20 or so over the Antarctic winter, which last for seven months. And you are completely cut off over that time.” Ms Aston, 39, spent a continuous three summers and two ...

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Seals Don't Waste their Breath - Antarctic Sun

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 13:55

Antarctic Sun

Seals Don't Waste their Breath
Antarctic Sun
Their project is supported by the National Science Foundation, which manages the U.S. Antarctic Program. Seals have a special trick that lets them conserve their oxygen as they stay down for long periods of time. They've evolved the ability to ...

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Antarctic pioneer to be among guest speakers at major Women's Institute meeting in Norwich - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 03:54

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Antarctic pioneer to be among guest speakers at major Women's Institute meeting in Norwich
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
The Norfolk Federation Women's Institute 2017 annual general meeting will include an appearance by Felicity Aston, an explorer and former climate scientist who has completed several record-breaking treks across the Antarctic. She is also an ambassador ...

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Craven winner Stormy Antarctic set for weekend reappearance ... - Racing Post

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 02:56

Racing Post

Craven winner Stormy Antarctic set for weekend reappearance ...
Racing Post
Last year's Craven winner Stormy Antarctic, who Ed Walker hopes can provide him with a breakthrough Group 1 victory, will warm up at Doncaster or ...

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Sheridan Woman Shares Antarctic Sojourn - Sheridan Media (press release)

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 06:34

Sheridan Media (press release)

Sheridan Woman Shares Antarctic Sojourn
Sheridan Media (press release)
Rhoda Bonneau of Sheridan showed photos and talked about some of her experiences in Antarctica in a presentation Friday to members of Sheridan's Rotary Club. Bonneau and her husband, Lenny, both applied for jobs with a company that provides ...

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Spotlight on green news & views: Ice dwindles in Arctic, Antarctic; protecting deniers in Maine - Daily Kos

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 17:03

Daily Kos

Spotlight on green news & views: Ice dwindles in Arctic, Antarctic; protecting deniers in Maine
Daily Kos
Meteor Blades writes—Arctic, Antarctic clock record lows in sea ice extent. We're in 'uncharted territory' scientist says: “While most of our attention has of late been focused with good reason on the Trump regime's efforts to dismantle the Great ...

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South Pole mission: Meet the all-female team set to cross the Antarctic unaided - Daily Star

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 06:58

Daily Star

South Pole mission: Meet the all-female team set to cross the Antarctic unaided
Daily Star
But these aren't even the toughest challenges facing the Ice Maidens – the first all-female team set to make history by crossing the Antarctic unaided. As well as the hostile minus-50 temperatures they will be using only their own muscle strength to ...

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Antarctic Charter Flights Gives Sky Gazers Unique View of Aurora Australis - Yahoo News

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 20:46

Otago Daily Times

Antarctic Charter Flights Gives Sky Gazers Unique View of Aurora Australis
Yahoo News
Astronomers and nature photographers were treated to a stunning view of Aurora Australis, also known as the southern lights, on an eight-hour charter flight from New Zealand on March 23-24. The 150 passengers were aboard an Air New Zealand Boeing ...
Southern lights seen on subantarctic flightOtago Daily Times
A round trip flight for just the view: The Southern LightsWATE 6 On Your Side
This will make you GREEN with envy! Passenger captures mesmerising footage of the Southern Lights from a plane ...Daily Mail
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Arctic, Antarctic clock record lows in sea ice extent. We're in - Daily Kos - Daily Kos

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 20:02

Daily Kos

Arctic, Antarctic clock record lows in sea ice extent. We're in - Daily Kos
Daily Kos
While most of our attention has of late been focused with good reason on the Trump regime's efforts to dismantle the Great Society, New Deal, the Affordable ...

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Iceberg settles into Domain as Auckland Museum gets Antarctic - Newshub

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 13:14

Newshub

Iceberg settles into Domain as Auckland Museum gets Antarctic
Newshub
A massive Antarctic iceberg - creaking, groaning and all - has been brought to Auckland Museum as part of an art display. Joseph Michael's Antarctica - while you were sleeping piece took four years to create, and sees the Everest iceberg projected and ...

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Sea ice sets record lows at both ends of Earth - MLive.com

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 12:11

MLive.com

Sea ice sets record lows at both ends of Earth
MLive.com
This year the Antarctic sea ice reduced to 286,000 square miles, setting a new record low ice amount in the Antarctic summer. This beats a record set back in 1997. This low ice amount in the Antarctic this year changes course from the past two years.
Arctic sea ice reaches record low for third year in a rowRedOrbit
Global Warming: Terrifying Facts About The Rapid Melting Of Sea IceUniversity Herald

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Belarus to create DNA bank of antarctic animals - Belarus News (BelTA)

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 10:24

Belarus News (BelTA)

Belarus to create DNA bank of antarctic animals
Belarus News (BelTA)
MINSK, 24 March (BelTA) – Belarus will create a DNA bank of antarctic animals, BelTA learned from Vladislav Myamin, senior research fellow with the Center for Bioresources at the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB), who participated in the ...

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Limerick Legend Has The Absolute Craic In The Antarctic - TodayFM

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 09:32

TodayFM

Limerick Legend Has The Absolute Craic In The Antarctic
TodayFM
For the average people taking a trip to the Antarctic seems pretty impossible, but one Limerick plumber got to do just that - and he got paid for it! When searching around online for jobs Gerard Ryan came across an advertisement for an Engineer on the ...

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Satellite shows Antarctic sea ice area diminished to record low - Asahi Shimbun

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 01:35

Asahi Shimbun

Satellite shows Antarctic sea ice area diminished to record low
Asahi Shimbun
Photo/Illutration The white represents areas where there is sea ice around Antarctica in this image taken March 1. The orange line indicates the average area covered by sea ice in the first decade from 2000 around the same time of the year. (Provided ...

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The Arctic, Antarctic poles just set a terrifying new record for low levels of sea ice - USA TODAY

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 11:27

USA TODAY

The Arctic, Antarctic poles just set a terrifying new record for low levels of sea ice
USA TODAY
The amount of sea ice in both the Arctic and Antarctic is at a record low and climate change is partly to blame, scientists announced Wednesday. Overall, the combined Arctic and Antarctic sea ice numbers are at their lowest point since satellites began ...
Sea Ice Falls to Record Lows in Both the Arctic and AntarcticEcoWatch
Arctic and Antarctic ice at record winter lowsgulfnews.com
Record low sea ice in the Arctic and AntarcticFOX19
Daily Mail -International Business Times -NASA -National Snow and Ice Data Center
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Arctic and Antarctic ice at record winter lows - gulfnews.com

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 19:11

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Arctic and Antarctic ice at record winter lows
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Miami: The sea ice cover in the Arctic and Antarctic hit new record lows for this time of year, marking the smallest polar ice caps in the 38-year satellite record, US government scientists said Wednesday. In March, the Arctic ice sheet should be at ...
Arctic AND Antarctic sea ice hits record wintertime lows in climate crisis at the polesDaily Mail
Sea ice falls to record lows in both the Arctic and AntarcticCarbon Brief
Sea ice hits record low at both poleseNCA
International Business Times -International Business Times UK -UPI.com
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