Scot does ice bucket challenge in Antarctica
ScotsmanScot does ice bucket challenge in AntarcticaScotsmanMr Walton begins by confirming the pair are at Rothera Research Centre in Antarctica, before saying to his colleague: “This water doesn't look cold enough does it?” Mr Airey then shovels extra Antarctic ice into the buckets, along with the usual ice ...Scots scientist endures ultimate ice bucket challenge.. by taking a soaking in ...Scottish Daily Recordall 4 news articles »
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 4:03 pm
William D. Balgord: Can a melting Antarctica
William D. Balgord: Can a melting Antarctica threaten the Midwest?Winona Daily NewsAntarctica's glaciers have dwindled very slowly since the end of the last ice age. At current rate, thousands of years would be required to raise ocean levels by the 12-13 feet mentioned in various news accounts, while intervening cold periods could ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 3:33 am
These Mashed&Up Photos Show Antarctica As
These Mashed&Up Photos Show Antarctica As You've Never Seen It BeforeCo.Exist"Looking at Antarctica from space gives us so much more information than we could ever get from the ground," says Julie Friddell, CCIN's information services and science manager. "The images can tell us what is happening in places that we have never ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 3:21 am
Antarctica on show at NZ IceFest exhibition
The PressAntarctica on show at NZ IceFest exhibition launchScoop.co.nz (press release)“Ice Lab and Hallett Station allow visitors to compare a former science base with current research stations in Antarctica to see how architecture has changed. Snapshot of Antarctica covers all aspects of living on the ice while Antarctic Time Travel ...What was it like to live on the ice in 1950s?The Pressall 3 news articles »
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 3:52 pm
When the Night Comes by Favel Parrett review
The Guardian (blog)When the Night Comes by Favel Parrett review – in awe of AntarcticaThe Guardian (blog)Australia and Antarctica have since had a close relationship, the former having the largest territorial claim over the latter. It is fitting, then, that Favel Parrett, author of When the Night Comes, explores the relationship between these lands by ...
Posted on 25 August 2014 | 7:43 pm
Antarctica on show at NZ IceFest exhibitionResidents will have the chance to learn more about the coldest of continents with the opening of three Antarctic exhibitions.
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 2:04 pm
Antarctic sea level rise could be moreThe collapse of Antarctica's ice sheets and resulting sea level rise could happen more swiftly and dramatically than previously believed, a visiting expert says.Dr Michael Weber this week told a major conference in Auckland that...
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 4:26 pm
Cold, Dark and Alive! Life Discovered inAntarctica, the coldest place on Earth, teems with microscopic life. Nearly 4,000 species of microbes inhabit Lake Whillans, which lies beneath 2,625 feet (800 meters) of ice in West Antarctica, researchers report today (Aug. 20) in the journal Nature. "We found not just that things are alive, but that there's an active ecosystem," said lead study author Brent Christner, a microbiologist at ...
Posted on 20 August 2014 | 10:05 am
Kiwis in Antarctica: Secrets of the ice1. Buried climate clues Scientists process ice cores collected from below Roosevelt Island in a c
Posted on 17 August 2014 | 11:25 am
Antarctica Could Raise Sea Level Faster ThanPotsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research Ice discharge from Antarctica could contribute up to 37 centimeters to the global sea level rise within this century, a new study shows. For the first time, an international team of scientists provide a comprehensive estimate on the full range of Antarctica’s potential contribution to global sea level rise based on physical computer simulations. Led ...
Posted on 15 August 2014 | 10:15 am
Scot does ice bucket challenge in AntarcticaA SCOTTISH scientist has undergone the ultimate ice bucket challenge – in temperatures of minus 20C near the South Pole. Malcolm Airey, 27, from Glasgow, and chef Chris Walton, 43, from Weymouth, Dorset, doused themselves in freshly dug ice at the ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 11:52 am
These Mashed-Up Photos Show Antarctica AsTo truly understand what's happening with climate change, it helps to actually know what our shrinking southern continent looks like. Climate scientists call the polar continents "canaries in the goldmine" for climate change. When we see big departures ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 3:57 am
Does Antarctic sea ice growth negate climateAs winter takes root, this proto-sea ice grows thicker and stronger until it encircles Antarctica in a vast frozen ring. The ice spans nearly 7 million square miles at its peak, an area roughly twice the size of the United States. This year, Antarctic sea ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 1:02 am
God of Antarctica written by 13 year oldDelhi-based 13 year old school boy Yashwardhan Shukla authored a novel, Gods of Antarctica. The book is fictional tale of gods and monsters. It was put into print by the Readers Paradise publishers. The boy said Amish Tripathi’s ‘Shiva’s Trilogy ...
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 10:32 pm
Antarctica on show at NZ IceFest exhibitionResidents will have the chance to learn more about the coldest of continents with the opening of three Antarctic exhibitions. Mayor Lianne Dalziel and Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce will officially open the exhibitions tonight at Canterbury ...
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 8:04 am
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