This Chicago Photographer Makes It Hard to
Chicagomag.comThis Chicago Photographer Makes It Hard to Decide Between Iceland, Antarctica ...Chicagomag.comA. Antarctica is up there, but also Kenya and Uganda, which is a completely untouched wilderness. Africa is so culturally diverse, and to experience wild animals in their natural habitat is something I think everybody should see. And if you can't make ...and more »
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 5:43 am
What Antarctica's past reveals about future
Phys.OrgWhat Antarctica's past reveals about future climatePhys.OrgBella says because Antarctica is such a useful gauge of global climate, it's of vital importance to gather data from the past. "There's a lot of interest in trying to work out what might happen globally over the next few centuries," she says. "The only ...and more »
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 4:50 am
Australia hopeful of Antarctica sanctuary
Australia hopeful of Antarctica sanctuary supportDelhi Daily NewsAustralia is hopeful that it would win the support for its plan to create a vast marine reserve off east Antarctica, after it decided to revise the proposal and came up with a smaller one. The bid for a 1.9 million sq km Marine Protected Area (MPA) was ...Antarctica talks amid global tensionSydney Morning HeraldPHOTOS: Australia Pushes For More Marine Protected Areas In AntarcticaBusiness Insider AustraliaInternational tensions as talks to protect Antarctica beginBlue & Green Tomorrowall 56 news articles »
Posted on 20 October 2014 | 10:32 pm
Take a Peek at the Piece of American History
TheBlaze.comTake a Peek at the Piece of American History Hiding in AntarcticaTheBlaze.comReddit user espionage101 shared photos received from a friend working in Antarctica who had discovered an “American capsule” amid the rocks and ice. Image via imgur. “My mates an Aussie, he's been down there working at casey station for 10 months out ...
Posted on 20 October 2014 | 7:37 pm
Antarctica 2014: Success at Lewis Bay -
NatGeo News Watch (blog)Antarctica 2014: Success at Lewis BayNatGeo News Watch (blog)After many delays, Ken Sims is finally on ice—antarctic ice. He is studying the origins of ancient, frozen volcanic islands around Antarctica by analyzing their rocks. Dangers abound, but Ken is willing to brave them for science. Figure 1: Helicopter ...
Posted on 20 October 2014 | 4:57 pm
Tensions with Russia threaten to derail
Crucial decisions about the future of Antarctica are being made at a meeting in Hobart this week but Australia's diplomatic standoff with Russia has threatened to derail negotiations.
Posted on 20 October 2014 | 10:04 pm
What Antarctica's past reveals about
A PhD student at Victoria University of Wellington’s Antarctic Research Centre is looking to the distant past to discover what’s ahead for the world’s climate.
Posted on 20 October 2014 | 6:48 pm
Australia hopeful of revised Antarctic
Australia said Monday it was hopeful of winning support for its plan to create a vast marine reserve off Antarctica, after revising the proposal to make it smaller.
Posted on 20 October 2014 | 6:25 am
AOA calls on CCAMLR to agree on marine
HOBART, Australia, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As representatives of the 25 Members 1 of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) meet in Hobart, where they will ...
Posted on 20 October 2014 | 4:00 am
Antarctica talks amid global tension
A meeting of global Antarctic stakeholders in Hobart is trying to avoid political tension for the sake of wildlife on the frozen continent.
Posted on 20 October 2014 | 12:48 am
Could Earth's magnetic poles suddenly flip?
A pilot looking down at her plane controls and realizing magnetic north is hovering somewhere over Antarctica may sound like a scene from a science-fiction movie, but new research suggests the idea isn't so far-fetched in the relatively near future.
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 12:56 am
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Posted on 21 October 2014 | 12:29 am
109th aircraft, Airmen leave for Antarctica
10/17/2014 - STRATTON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.Y. -- The first LC-130 Hercules aircraft took off for Antarctica Oct. 17, marking the 27th season the 109th Airlift Wing has supported the National Science Foundation with Operation Deep Freeze. This season ...
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 12:17 am
NSW finalists for Australian of the Year
Ms Campbell has a background in media but she has always loved hiking and high-altitude climbing. Her childhood dream had been to one day work in Antarctica. She remembers flying in, over vast plateaus of ice, to her first station posting in Mawson ...
Posted on 20 October 2014 | 11:45 pm
Alarm at penguin decline in Antarctica
A DECLINE in Adelie and Chinstrap penguins is a signal Antarctica is under pressure from global warming, scientists say. The Antarctic Ocean Alliance, in Hobart this week for the annual meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine ...
Posted on 20 October 2014 | 11:37 pm
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