Visit to Antarctica often unpredictable -
Topeka Capital JournalVisit to Antarctica often unpredictableTopeka Capital JournalA tourist uses a tablet to make a picture after disembarking from the Ocean Nova cruise ship on King George Island, Antarctica, in this February 2015 photo. Most visitors arrive on the Antarctic Peninsula, accessible from southern Argentina and Chile ...AP Photos: Antarctica both alluring and forbiddingThe Missoulianall 42 news articles »
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 1:51 pm
Antarctica May Have Just Set a Record for
TIMEAntarctica May Have Just Set a Record for Its Hottest Day EverTIMETuesday's record is all the more impressive considering that it was set just one day after Antarctica had reached a new high of 63.3 F (17.4 C) on Monday. Prior to those two record-setting days, the hottest the continent had ever gotten was 62.8 F (17 ...Antarctica may have set its highest temperature ever recorded TuesdayWashington Post (blog)Antarctica may have just set its highest temperature on recordMashable"Antartica Recorded Hotter Temperatures Than They've Ever Seen This Week"ThinkProgressThe Weather Network -Latinos Health -The Market Businessall 11 news articles »
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 8:26 am
Antarctica floating ice shelves thinning at
The Libertarian RepublicAntarctica floating ice shelves thinning at an unexpected accelerated rateMercoPressScientists have their best view yet of the status of Antarctica's floating ice shelves and they find them to be thinning at an accelerating rate. Fernando Paolo and colleagues used 18 years of data from European radar satellites to compile their ...FLASHBACK 2004: Antarctica Will Soon Be The Only Livable Place On EarthThe Libertarian RepublicIce around Antarctica shrank by almost 20pcThe NationAntarctica's Floating Ice Rapidly Decreasing: StudyUncover CaliforniaVoice Chronicle -Sky News Australia -Sci-Tech Todayall 10 news articles »
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 5:03 am
Roller derby a haven for member of Betties
DeKalb Daily ChronicleRoller derby a haven for member of Betties after returning from AntarcticaDeKalb Daily ChronicleMore than a year after Lee Clark applied on a whim for a 911 dispatcher position in Antarctica, she finally heard back and was asked if she was still interested. The position, which she had forgotten she applied for, would keep her on the frozen ...and more »
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 3:30 pm
Muscle Shoals teacher tabbed by National
AL.comMuscle Shoals teacher tabbed by National Geographic for Antarctica expeditionAL.comWhile in Antarctica from Dec. 7-20, the 23-year teacher will have field experiences with kayaking, wildlife photography, studying penguin groups and hiking on glaciers. It will be the summer season in Antarctica at that time, with temperature ranging ...
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 2:45 pm
Antarctica May Have Just Set a Record for
The continent appears to have hit 63.5 F for the first time thanks to global warming
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 9:03 am
AP PHOTOS: Antarctica both alluring and
DECEPTION ISLAND, Antarctica (AP) — Their beady little eyes, squarish torsos and adorable waddling make penguins one of the main attractions for tourists who come to Antarctica. But far from the surface waters where they swim with seals and whales, deep in the oceans and across thousands of miles of frozen continent is another side of Antarctica that is both forbidding and mysterious.
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 9:46 pm
Weather Gang: Antarctica may have set its
The trio of weather bloggers at Weather Underground report the temperature in Antarctica* soared to a record-breaking 63.5F (17.5C) Tuesday.
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 12:25 pm
Antarctica hit 63 degrees on Tuesday
Antarctica may have marked its warmest day ever recorded earlier this week, with a temperature of 63.5 Fahrenheit.
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 10:28 am
Critters found in Antarctic ice show how
DECEPTION ISLAND, Antarctica (AP) — Deep below the ice, far from the playful penguins and other animals that bring tourists to Antarctica, is a cold and barren world that by all indications should be completely void of life.
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 9:46 am
Regal Yet Goofy Chinstrap Penguin Welcomes
In this remarkable shot taken January 20, 2015, a Chinstrap penguin offers a close-up look at the distinctive marking that gives the bird its moniker. The waddling creature was photographed near the town of Villa Las Estrellas on Antarctica's King George ...
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 11:00 am
Antarctica May Have Just Recorded Its
Antarctica may have just recorded its hottest day ever. The temperature was recorded at the Esperanza base, which is located at the northernmost tip of the Antarctica Peninsula. So what was the temperature that may set a new record for the icy continent?
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 10:04 am
Antarctica Recorded Its Hottest Temperature
The coldest place on Earth just got warmer than has ever been recorded. According to the weather blog Weather Underground, on Tuesday, March 24, the temperature in Antarctica rose to 63.5°F (17.5C) — a record for the polar continent. Part of a longer ...
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 9:48 am
Antarctica's Ice Shelves Thin, Threaten
Over the past two decades, the massive platforms of floating ice that dot the coast of Antarctica have been thinning and doing so at an increasing rate, likely at least in part because of global warming. Scientists are worried about its implications for ...
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 7:28 am
Visit to Antarctica often unpredictable
KING GEORGE ISLAND, Antarctica — They trekked snow-covered mountains, gasped at seals flopping along the coastline and oohed at penguins waddling along on the ice, and even took in the spectacle of a humpback whale flapping its tail amid a sea of melting ...
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 6:53 am
Antarctic team digs deep to predict climate
Nancy Bertler and her team took a freezer to the coldest place on Earth, endured weeks of primitive living and risked spending the winter in Antarctic darkness, to go get ice — ice that records our climate's past and could point to its future.
Posted on 5 April 2013 | 5:19 pm
Antarctica concerns grow as tourism numbers
Across most of Earth, a tourist attraction that sees 35,000 visitors a year can safely be labeled sleepy. But when it's Antarctica, every footstep matters.
Posted on 15 March 2013 | 10:37 pm
Japanese whaling ship, protesters' boats
An anti-whaling activist group accused a Japanese whaling vessel of intentionally ramming two of its ships Wednesday in waters near Antarctica. Japan's Fisheries Agency, however, insisted the protesters were responsible for the collisions.
Posted on 19 February 2013 | 10:29 pm
Team braves wet, cold retracing Shackleton's
It's been lauded as one of the greatest survival stories of all-time.
Posted on 10 February 2013 | 9:38 pm
Australia protests to Japan about whaling
A support vessel for the Japanese whaling fleet is sailing in Australian waters in pursuit of anti-whaling activists, Australia said after protesting to the Tokyo government.
Posted on 31 January 2013 | 6:02 pm