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Scientists Uncover a Huge Trove of Dinosaur Fossils in Antarctica

Atlas Obscura - ‎45 minutes ago‎
The expedition on Antarctica was grueling, one of them told ABC, but even harder may have been getting there. Previous research trips were scuttled after the scientists ran into too much sea ice in the Drake Passage.
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Horizon: Ice Station Antarctica: why people want to live in the coldest place on Earth - review

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎May 4, 2016‎
There's getting away from it all, and then there's visiting Halley VI Research Station in Antarctica - a set of colourful pods on a floating ice shelf in one of the planet's most remote locations.

Leave Your Coat on If You're Going to Mass in Antarctica

Aleteia EN - ‎16 hours ago‎
Finding a spot you can build something on, in Antarctica can be rough. Just consider 98 percent of the surface is just ice.

'Hidden continent' found underneath Antarctica

Metro - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Scientists aren't about to declare the discovery of an eighth continent, but there's no doubt these are exciting times to study Antarctica. The latest bit of research comes from a subglacial lake that sits 800 metres beneath its western ice sheet.

Antarctica now the ultimate destination

Independent Online - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Much of the buzz on Antarctica is coming from the luxury end of the cruise business, where the higher ticket prices meld better with the very-much-higher operating costs in a remote polar region where weather conditions are harsh and unpredictable.
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Antarctica gets hot for another reason: For tourists with means, it is the ultimate destination

National Post - ‎May 2, 2016‎
In January 1966, the first ship carrying “citizen-explorers” arrived in Antarctica. At the time, only a handful of leisure travellers had ever considered visiting the world's most remote land mass.
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Review: Her Majesty's Prison: Norwich; Horizon: Ice Station Antarctica

The Times (subscription) - ‎20 hours ago‎
The latest in ITV and Wild Pictures' anthology of prison documentaries, Her Majesty's Prison: Norwich confronted us with an extraordinary statistic.

What it's REALLY like to be a tourist in Antarctica

Daily Mail - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Antarctica: the coldest, quietest and arguably the most magical place left on earth is a once in a lifetime travel destination for certain, but getting there is no smooth ride.

BUDGET 2016: Australia will spend billions building its strategic presence in oil-rich Antarctica

Business Insider Australia - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Australia is investing heavily in Antarctica, spending hundreds of millions of dollars on projects that will cement the nation's presence in the region which is expected to become an increasingly important strategic theatre.
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Secret lake underneath Antarctica may be home to prehistoric and UNDISCOVERED life

Express.co.uk - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
It is located on the eastern coast of Antarctica in Princess Elizabeth Land and is just 100km from the nearest research base - which is relatively short considering how massive the continent is - according to an announcement the team made at the ...

Scientists get first look at mystery lake under Antarctica

CanIndia News - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Researchers are getting the first look into into the biogeochemistry, geophysics and geology of subglacial Lake Whillans, which lies 800 meters (2,600 feet) beneath the West Antarctic Ice Sheet.

New Landscape Explored Beneath the Ice of Antarctica

The Epoch Times - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Millions of years ago, Antarctica had a tropical climate and was warm as California and Florida. Today, it is almost entirely covered by layers of thick ice, but a separate environment still remains underneath.

University of Northampton to host human endeavour in Antarctica and space

Northampton Herald and Post - ‎12 hours ago‎
The University of Northampton will be holding a one-day conference on June 10, which will bring together various expert speakers to talk about the human dimension of Antarctica and Space. The event will focus on the human dimension of these two ...

Antarctica: Up Close with The Ross Sea Party

Discover Magazine (blog) - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
(Join me now in the wintry darkness of Antarctica. Here at Dead Things, I'll occasionally share posts from my now inactive personal blog, Stories That Are True.

Antarctica Gets Hot for Another Reason: Tourists

Bloomberg - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The number of people landing on Antarctica is poised to surpass its annual record of 46,000, stimulated in part by new travel options and a surge of Chinese adventurers.

Researchers say massive mystery lake may lie below the surface of Antarctica

AOL News - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Over the years, scientists and explorers have learned a great deal about the planet's landmasses, but many of them still hold surprises.
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A Giant, Secret Lake May Have Just Been Discovered in Antarctica

Atlas Obscura - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Antarctica is home to one of the most unique natural ecosystems in the world: subglacial lakes, which are massive pockets of warm, fresh water that are sealed in ice.
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Fate of Louisiana coast could be determined by Antarctica ice melt

The Lens - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Fail at that goal, and the result could be a sudden, dramatic melting of ice on Antarctica, adding another 3 feet to current predictions of 3.5 feet of sea-level rise by 2100 - an event that would swamp most of Louisiana's southern third, even with the ...

Lily Simonson's luminous Antarctica art

89.3 KPCC - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
How far will an artist go for her art? For Lily Simonson, it's Antarctica. She went there last year with the National Science Foundation's Antarctic Artists & Writers Program.
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Australia needs to strengthen its strategic interests in Antarctica

The Age - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The strategy talks about being a logistics collaborator of choice in east Antarctica. But it fails to acknowledge the importance of our search and rescue responsibilities.
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