Chinese tourists take wedding shots in
Chinese tourists take wedding shots in Antarctica, penguins flee in fearShanghaiistChinese tourists have now set their eyes on Antarctica, much to the chagrin of local inhabitants. A huge group of travelers from China recently landed in the South Pole to have wedding shots taken, unfortunately freaking out the penguins in the area ...
Posted on 2 March 2015 | 11:01 pm
New Photos Reveal Antarctica's Glaciers are
The Weather ChannelNew Photos Reveal Antarctica's Glaciers are Melting Faster | The Weather ...The Weather ChannelIn this Jan. 22, 2015 photo, Gentoo penguins stand on rocks near the Chilean station Bernardo O'Higgins, Antarctica. Here on the Antarctic peninsula, where the continent is warming the fastest because the land sticks out in the warmer ocean, 49 billion ...New project to explore Antarctica's changing ice coverTVNZIcebergs are breaking away from Antarctica faster than previously thoughtBusiness Insider AustraliaGlobal warming right before their eyes, Antarctic scientists share their shock ...Catholic OnlineThe Asian Age -Voxyall 10 news articles »
Posted on 2 March 2015 | 11:56 am
Scientists have discovered an 'unstoppable'
Scientists have discovered an 'unstoppable' trend in AntarcticaBusiness InsiderNASA satellite measurements calculate that since 2004, Antarctica as a whole is losing 130 billion tons of ice each year. This is the weight equivalent of 356,000 Empire State Buildings. This dramatic melting could cause serious issues for coastal ...
Posted on 2 March 2015 | 11:37 am
Sacramento Sixth Grader Traveling To
CBS LocalSacramento Sixth Grader Traveling To Antarctica Becomes Youngest AmbassadorCBS LocalSACRAMENTO (CBS SF) — A sixth grader in Sacramento has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel to Antarctica. Twelve-year-old Aiden Fong will be making the trip with his teacher and famed polar explorer Robert Swan. He won a competition through ...
Posted on 2 March 2015 | 11:35 am
The Crossing of Antarctica photos reveal
Daily MailThe Crossing of Antarctica photos reveal life on the first successful ...Daily MailIt was a feat many deemed impossible, with previous attempts ending in fatalities and failure. But in 1958, Vivian 'Bunny' Fuch, successfully led a Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition team to complete the first ever overland crossing of Antarctica ...
Posted on 2 March 2015 | 5:12 am
Russian priest feels closer to God in
KING GEORGE ISLAND, Antarctica (AP) — Sophrony Kirilov pulls hard on the strings of the heavy Russian bells from inside the world's southernmost Eastern Orthodox church, calling to anyone wanting to pray on this remote Antarctic island.
Posted on 6 March 2015 | 3:10 pm
This priest is spreading God’s word in
KING GEORGE ISLAND, Antarctica — Sophrony Kirilov pulls hard on the strings of the heavy Russian bells from inside the world’s southernmost Eastern Orthodox church, calling to Mass anybody wanting...
Posted on 6 March 2015 | 7:07 am
Antarctica's retreating ice may reshape
CAPE LEGOUPIL, Antarctica — From the ground in this extreme northern part of Antarctica, spectacularly white and blinding ice seems to extend forever. What can't be seen is the battle raging thousands of feet below to reshape Earth.
Posted on 1 March 2015 | 6:17 pm
AP PHOTOS: Antarctica's spectacular
CAPE LEGOUPIL, Antarctica (AP) — From the ground of this extreme northern part of Antarctica, a spectacular white and blinding ice seemingly extends forever. What can't be seen is the battle raging below to reshape Earth.
Posted on 28 February 2015 | 1:22 pm
Your shampoo, toothpaste is ending up
Scientists found evidence of cosmetics ingredients in soil, plant and marine samples from several sites on the remote continent
Posted on 27 February 2015 | 2:18 pm
Watch Shane Smith Debrief Our New HBO
In the premiere episode, Shane Smith took us from the melting glaciers in Antarctica to the climate change deniers' conference to the decision makers at the United Nations and finally face-to-face with Vice President Joe Biden. It's a pretty sobering look ...
Posted on 6 March 2015 | 12:15 pm
VICE takes on climate change, and guess what
After measuring melting ice in Greenland last season, he’s At It Again with trips to West Antarctica and Bangladesh: West Antarctica being where the most ice is melting the fastest, and Bangladesh being where sea-level rise is most apparently already ...
Posted on 6 March 2015 | 7:33 am
Antarctica's Melting Ice Sheets Might Bring
Hurricane Sandy was not an aberration. It was New York City's first taste of a trend that could continue for centuries — the storm surge that flooded the city's coastal areas could become a much more frequent — and destructive — occurrence.
Posted on 6 March 2015 | 7:15 am
Here's What Will Happen If Antarctica Melts
When we talk about global warming at the poles, the Arctic tends to get more press than the Antarctic, because it's happening faster there than anywhere else on Earth. But Antarctica is still a juggernaut. As ice sheets there collapse—a process some ...
Posted on 6 March 2015 | 4:59 am
'The Royal Society of Antarctica': Life and
Review: In the remarkable "Royal Society of Antarctica," life, sex and conflict at the bottom of the world. A three-act, three-hour play set in Antarctica? At this point in this particular Chicago winter, it is hard to imagine an onstage prospect with less ...
Posted on 6 March 2015 | 4:16 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