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Giant iceberg in Antarctica kills off 150000 penguins

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎14 hours ago‎
“The arrival of iceberg B09B in Commonwealth Bay, East Antarctica, and subsequent fast ice expansion has dramatically increased the distance Adélie penguins breeding at Cape Denison must travel in search of food,” said the researchers in an article in ...
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Want to find a meteorite? Antarctica might be the best place to look.

PRI - ‎12 hours ago‎
Nina Lanza knows space rocks. In her day job as a staff scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory, she operates the Curiosity Rover's ChemCam, using a rock-vaporizing laser to analyze the Martian surface.

Antarctica: Life on the ice

New Zealand Herald - ‎10 hours ago‎
I'm part of an exclusive group of humans who have seen Antarctica with their own, squinting eyes. A cloudless day on the Ross Ice Shelf can utterly up-end your entire perception of clarity and scale.
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Scientists just uncovered yet another troubling fact about Antarctica's ice

Washington Post - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
In the past two years, major scientific developments have suggested that all of our eyes should be on a place that only a tiny fraction of us will ever visit - Antarctica, the frozen South Pole continent that's larger than the continental United ...

Telugu engineer to explore Antarctica

The Hans India - ‎7 hours ago‎
It takes courage to visit a no-man land, covered in ice. It also needs passion for exploration and compassion for nature to start a journey to Antarctica, where the weather in next minute is uncertain. Pradeep Karuturi, a native of Rajahmundry will be ...

AWARE Project Launched to Gain New Insights on Climate of Antarctica

Newswise (press release) - ‎8 hours ago‎
“We will be analyzing what physical processes are going on for a better understanding of the factors that are governing the surface energy balance in Antarctica,” said Andrew Vogelmann, an atmospheric scientist in the Environmental and Climate Sciences ...
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Four CSU researchers travel to Antarctica to study soil

Rocky Mountain Collegian - ‎12 hours ago‎
Antarctica may seem like an unusual place to study soil, but Ashley Shaw, a PhD student in the Department of Biology, explained the reasons behind traveling to the cold continent to study the unique soil found there.

BGSU professor and student embark on Antarctica

KPTV.com - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
"You look at a globe, nobody turns a globe upside down to look at Antarctica,” said Panter. “Understanding how the east Antarctic ice sheet, the west Antarctic ice sheet have behaved in the past is going to help us understand how it's going to behave ...

Penguin Apocalypse: Adelie colony in Antarctica faces extinction as giant iceberg blocks sea (VIDEO)

RT - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
A massive nature drama involving some 10,000 Adélie penguins and an iceberg is playing out in an Antarctic bay opposite Australia.
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Blue whale and her baby calf swim near Antarctica

KSBW The Central Coast - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
An environmental group sent out a drone to get this footage off the coast of Antarctica. Tweet · Pin It. Advertising.

BGSU pair survives precarious Antarctica trip

Toledo Blade - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Hunkered down and more than 100 miles apart with travel unsafe between a glacier and a dormant volcano in Antarctica, the professor and student were about to give up.
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Climate Change in Antarctica is Not A 'Big Deal'

Clapway - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Before you all get worked up about this, it's not necessarily what you think. Of course, climate change is a big deal, and we should be concerned about it.

Aurora Australis takes drone to Casey Station, Antarctica to capture polar wonders

The Australian (subscription) - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Flying drones in Antarctica is not easy. A 100-110 degree difference between true and magnetic north at this location complicates navigation.

Threat of Sea Level Rise Intensifies as Antarctica's Melting Ice Sheet at 'Point of No Return'

EcoWatch - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Mount Tyree, in the Ellsworth mountains, is Antarctica's second highest peak. Photo credit: Christian Stangl / Wikimedia Commons.

China Set to Explore Antarctica Further, Seeks Russia's Assistance to Master Arctic

YIBADA English - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Apart from mere exploration, China also has economic interests in the Antarctica. Although there is a treaty banning mining in the region, which will be reviewed in 2018, the SOA will carry out pilot deep-sea mining projects.

Ice sheet modeling of Greenland, Antarctica helps predict sea-level rise

Phys.Org - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Irina Tezaur and Ray Tuminaro analyze a model of Antarctica. They are part of a Sandia National Laboratories team working to improve the reliability and efficiency of computational models that describe ice sheet behavior and dynamics.

Omotayo Okusanya is the First Nigerian Man to Run a Marathon in the Antarctica

Bella Naija - ‎7 hours ago‎
Now, if Omotayo Okusanya can do it, so can you! You don't believe us? Hold on… who is Omotayo? Well he's reportedly the first Nigerian to run a marathon across Antarctica. Read his story below: *** What did I do? On January 26th 2016, I (Omotayo ...

Antarctica Pole to Soul Part 5

Huffington Post - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
This is frontier land. The enormous expanse of Patagonia, over a million square kilometers, has always held mystery. From huge dinosaur skeletons, giant sloths and colossal people to Chatwin's creatively licentious meanderings, its scale leads to ...

BGSU crew survives challenging Antarctica trip

13abc Action News - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
BOWLING GREEN (13abc Action News) - When it is winter in Ohio, it is summer in the southern hemisphere. However, even Antarctica's warm summer conditions rival the coldest weather ever recorded in northwest Ohio. A research team just returned from ...

People Cross Antarctica All the Time. It's Still Crazy Hard

WIRED - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
And when it comes to surviving in Antarctica, you'd naturally think heat is the biggie. Hypothermia and frostbite are a constant threat in any kind of polar undertaking.
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