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D.Ganbaatar: Humans will settle in
UB PostD.Ganbaatar: Humans will settle in Antarctica before outer spaceUB PostThe following is an interview with D.Ganbaatar, the fifth Mongolian to go to Antarctica, highlighting his most recent journey. He was in the 1st shift of the 22nd International Expedition of the Bulgarian Antarctic Institute and worked on Livingston ...
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 7:41 am
Let's workshop that - in Antarctica - Sydney
Sydney Morning HeraldLet's workshop that - in AntarcticaSydney Morning HeraldPenguins and seals will be the only witnesses to one of the most unusual and potentially far-reaching business think-tanks ever conceived – in Antarctica. A ship-load of up to 117 of Australia's most entrepreneurial minds will aim to convene a series ...and more »
Posted on 5 March 2014 | 8:27 pm
Antarctica Loses Large Ice-Free Region Due
Net NewsledgerAntarctica Loses Large Ice-Free Region Due to Global WarmingInternational Business Times AUWeddell seals lie atop ice at Cape Denison, Commonwealth Bay, East Antarctica, in this picture taken January 1, 2010. At age 34, Rachael Robertson accepted the biggest challenge of her life: to lead a large, 12-month expedition in Antarctica. Two ...Antarctic Ice Bridge Indication of Climate ChangeNet NewsledgerGlobal warming felt to deepest reaches of oceanMcGill Reporterall 7 news articles »
Posted on 5 March 2014 | 7:59 pm
Capturing Melting Ice Glaciers in Antarctica
Capturing Melting Ice Glaciers in AntarcticaABC NewsCapturing Melting Ice Glaciers in Antarctica. Photographer James Balog's five-year time lapse project. 03/05/2014. Related Links: Watch: Antarctica Rescue Mission Planned for American. Share: ...
Posted on 5 March 2014 | 2:51 pm
Global Warming Slows Down Antarctica's
Scientific AmericanGlobal Warming Slows Down Antarctica's Coldest CurrentsScientific AmericanA shift from briny to fresh in Antarctica's ocean waters in recent decades could explain the shutdown of the Southern Ocean's coldest, deepest currents, a new study finds. The cold currents, called the Antarctic Bottom Water, are chilly, salty rivers ...Global warming disrupts ocean dynamics in Antarctica, study revealsChristian Science MonitorClimate change is preventing ocean heat from escaping in Antarctica: McGill studyCTV NewsGlobal Warming Led To The Disappearance Of A Large Ice-Free Region, Or ...International Business Timesall 58 news articles »
Posted on 4 March 2014 | 8:30 pm
Volcanoes sustained life during ice ages:Washington, March 11 (IANS) It is difficult to associate volcanoes with preserving life but that is true - heat from volcanoes helped cold Antarctica's plants and bugs survive ice ages, a study suggests. "Volcanoes are generally seen as these big, explosive destroyers of life, but they might be important in promoting biodiversity," said lead author Ceridwen Fraser, a bio-geographer at Australian ...
Posted on 11 March 2014 | 4:38 am
What's going on with global warming andHow melting ice sheets and increased winds could be behind Antarctica's apparent paradox of growing sea ice in a warming world As every good climate science denialist knows, the fact that there's a bit more sea ice in Antarctica is proof enough that global warming is probably a load of old Adélie penguin poo. So when a ship carrying climate scientists on an expedition got stuck in that sea ice ...
Posted on 11 March 2014 | 3:57 am
Volcanoes Helped Antarctic Life Weather IceLike an ice age radiator, heat from volcanoes helped Antarctica's plants and bugs survive Earth's glacial periods, scientists think based on the result of a new study. "Volcanoes are generally seen as these big, explosive destroyers of life, but they might be important in promoting biodiversity," said Ceridwen Fraser, a biogeographer at Australian National University in Canberra and lead study ...
Posted on 10 March 2014 | 12:07 pm
Lanier Parking Announces Equity InvestmentLanier Parking Solutions, a leading national parking and transportation management company headquartered in Atlanta, announced today that it has closed on an equity investment from
Posted on 10 March 2014 | 11:15 am
Life at Antarctica's Casey stationA rise in 'interpersonal issues' between staff in Australia's Antarctic stations led to a new focus on preparing applicants for the isolated environment.
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 8:38 pm
Antarctica Capital invests in LanierLanier Parking Solutions has received undisclosed funding from New York private equity firm Antarctica Capital. Also, Jerry Skillett will become CEO of Lanier effective ... years is in excellent hands.” Lanier CFO David Klarman says Antarctica Capital ...
Posted on 11 March 2014 | 12:16 am
MNN - Mother Nature NetworkAntarctica is the southernmost continent on Earth. It is the coldest, driest, windiest, highest (on average) and most isolated continent, with very unique physical and biological characteristics. These fascinating qualities are what draw humans from all ...
Posted on 10 March 2014 | 11:54 pm
What's going on with global warming andthe area of frozen ocean has been going up by five per cent per decade. As counter-intuitive as it sounds, Dr Jan Lieser, lead author of the ACE CRC report, told me the increase in sea ice is consistent with the changes in a warming world.
Posted on 10 March 2014 | 7:17 pm
Reduce carbon footprint in AntarcticaXie Xiaoyao did not take a good break between his 50-day journey to Antarctica and attending the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in Beijing. The 62-year-old came to Beijing as the vice-chairman of the Guizhou province CPPCC committee ...
Posted on 10 March 2014 | 7:08 pm
Eating in Antarctica"The cook's workload is very heavy. He needs to prepare three meals every day all year round. For example, when a blizzard comes, other people can have a rest indoors, but the cook has to work every single day." But at the Great Wall Station, there is a ...
Posted on 10 March 2014 | 5:21 pm
Antarctic team digs deep to predict climateNancy 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 numbersAcross 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' boatsAn 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'sIt'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 whalingA 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
What's going on with global warming andAs every good climate science denialist knows, the fact that there's a bit more sea ice in Antarctica is proof enough that global warming is probably a load of old Adélie penguin poo. So when a ship carrying climate scientists ...
Posted on 11 March 2014 | 2:49 am
An Eagle Scout in Antarctica: Days 1He's the Eagle Scout selected to join an expedition called 2041 that will explore the Antarctic Peninsula to research its ecology, wildlife and the importance of renewable energy in shaping the future of Antarctica. When they ...
Posted on 10 March 2014 | 9:28 am
Scientists warn mysterious ozone-destroyingDozens of mysterious ozone-destroying chemicals may be undermining the recovery of the giant ozone hole over Antarctica, researchers have revealed. The chemicals, which are also extremely potent greenhouse gases, ...
Posted on 9 March 2014 | 2:18 pm
Global Warming Slows DownA shift from briny to fresh in Antarctica's ocean waters in recent decades could explain the shutdown of the Southern Ocean's coldest, deepest currents, a new study finds. The cold currents, called the Antarctic Bottom Water, ...
Posted on 4 March 2014 | 1:46 pm
Climate Change Felt in Deep Waters ofIn 1974, just a couple years after the launch of the first Landsat satellite, scientists noticed something odd in the Weddell Sea near Antarctica. There was a large ice-free area, called a polynya, in the middle of the ice pack.
Posted on 3 March 2014 | 8:31 am