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Nature's Perfect Gliding Machine: The Albatross « Earth Dr Reese ...

Nature's Perfect Gliding Machine: The Albatross « Earth Dr Reese ... | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Albatross are the greatest long distance travelers on Earth. These globetrotters are the bloodhounds of the sea, miraculously making a modest living over the vast open ocean. There are 24 species of albatross with ...
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The Culture Trip - Antarctica - Art, Food, Culture and Travel Guide

The Culture Trip - Antarctica - Art, Food, Culture and Travel Guide | Antarctica | Scoop.it
One-stop website for the best of Antarctica’s art, culture, travel, design, architecture, photography, fiction, film, music, food.
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First samples collected from under Antarctica’s blood falls

First samples collected from under Antarctica’s blood falls | Antarctica | Scoop.it
If you’re lucky enough to ever visit the McMurdo Dry Valleys in Antarctica, you’re going to see some pretty bizarre things. Snowless valleys cutting into an otherwise frigid landscape; the longest river on the entire continent, named the Onyx...
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Adventurer Sets Record for Furthest South Swim on Earth

"'Cold' is a word that holds no meaning in a blizzard in the Antarctic Ocean. It was very difficult to breathe. I was gasping for air. I kept telling myself to keep calm. I’ve never experienced any...
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Endangered Species List Update - Guardian Liberty Voice

Endangered Species List Update - Guardian Liberty Voice | Antarctica | Scoop.it
The endangerment of species is a problem to be reckoned with all over the world. In 1967, the first official list for threatened or endangered species was published.
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Beautiful icebergs of Antarctica - Telegraph.co.uk

Beautiful icebergs of Antarctica - Telegraph.co.uk | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Polar cruising offers the chance to get close to otherwise inaccessible, extraordinary frozen scenery. These pictures are the proof
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The Big Melt: Antarctica's Retreating Ice May Re-Shape Earth - ABC News

The Big Melt: Antarctica's Retreating Ice May Re-Shape Earth - ABC News | Antarctica | Scoop.it
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 (hundreds of meters) below to re-shape Earth.
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Antarctica today: conditions perfect for penguins, unlike last ice age, study ... - The Guardian

Antarctica today: conditions perfect for penguins, unlike last ice age, study ... - The Guardian | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Current sea ice conditions may be optimal for emperor penguin population, which is estimated to be seven times larger than during ice age, researchers say
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Personal care product chemicals found in Antarctica - Phys.Org

Personal care product chemicals found in Antarctica - Phys.Org | Antarctica | Scoop.it
A team of researchers with the Spanish Council for Scientific Research has found small amounts of cyclic volatile methylsiloxanes in soil and plant samples and also in krill and phytoplankton specimens, all taken from various sites in Antarctica.
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AP PHOTOS: Antarctica, a window into mankind's future - Yahoo News

AP PHOTOS: Antarctica, a window into mankind's future - Yahoo News | Antarctica | Scoop.it
DECEPTION ISLAND, Antarctica (AP) — Earth's past, present and future come together here on the northern peninsula of Antarctica, the wildest, most desolate and mysterious of its continents.
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Only three lucky groups of emperor penguins survived the last ice age - Washington Post

Only three lucky groups of emperor penguins survived the last ice age - Washington Post | Antarctica | Scoop.it
A new genetic analysis of emperor penguins suggests that even the kings of the cold can get too chilly for their own good.
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Chinese tourists take wedding shots in Antarctica, penguins flee in fear - Shanghaiist

Chinese tourists take wedding shots in Antarctica, penguins flee in fear - Shanghaiist | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Chinese tourists have now set their eyes on Antarctica, much to
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The melting of Antarctica was already really bad. It just got worse.

The melting of Antarctica was already really bad. It just got worse. | Antarctica | Scoop.it
A new study suggests that a key glacier of East Antarctica is melting from beneath.
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Plan to save Sir Edmund Hillary's Antarctic hut - National - NZ Herald News

Plan to save Sir Edmund Hillary's Antarctic hut - National - NZ Herald News | Antarctica | Scoop.it
A plan to conserve Sir Edmund Hillary's hut in Antarctica has been announced today. - New Zealand Herald
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How the Penguin Got Its Waddle - The New Yorker

How the Penguin Got Its Waddle - The New Yorker | Antarctica | Scoop.it
What can Pickle, Puddle, and the rest of the London Zoo’s penguin colony teach us about their prehistoric ancestors?
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Antarctica's first sunset of 2015

Antarctica's first sunset of 2015 | Antarctica | Scoop.it
As the south pole moves from 24-hour daylight towards gradual darkness, the British Antarctic Survey research station on the Brunt ice shelf witnesses this year’s first sunset over Antarctica
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Antarctica Sheds Light On The Difficulties Of Space Travel For Humans - Clapway

Antarctica Sheds Light On The Difficulties Of Space Travel For Humans - Clapway | Antarctica | Scoop.it
If you think of the words "outer space" and "Antarctica," a feeling that may come to your mind is profound isolation.
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Lost at Sea: Starving Birds in a Warming World - Audubon Magazine Blog

Lost at Sea: Starving Birds in a Warming World - Audubon Magazine Blog | Antarctica | Scoop.it
The Pacific Coast saw record numbers of dead Cassin’s Auklets this winter. We dive in to see what went wrong.
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Photographer Works To Capture And Save A World Of Ice - Clapway

Photographer Works To Capture And Save A World Of Ice - Clapway | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Paul Nicklen hopes his amazing pictures of polar regions will raise greater awareness of these fragile receding environments.
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Honouring Antarctica's fallen scientists - Geographical

Honouring Antarctica's fallen scientists - Geographical | Antarctica | Scoop.it
A monument to Britons who lost their lives for science in Antarctica has been unveiled on the waterfront in Stanley, Falkland Islands
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New Photos Reveal Antarctica's Glaciers are Melting Faster | The Weather ... - The Weather Channel

New Photos Reveal Antarctica's Glaciers are Melting Faster | The Weather ... - The Weather Channel | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Antarctica ice sheets are melting slowly and may eventually push sea level up 10 feet.
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Our Chemicals Are Falling On Remote Parts of Antarctica In Snow - Gizmodo

Our Chemicals Are Falling On Remote Parts of Antarctica In Snow - Gizmodo | Antarctica | Scoop.it
You probably haven't heard of "cyclic volatile methylsiloxanes," but you've almost certainly rubbed them into your skin. They're widely used in lotions and cosmetics to create that smooth, satisfying feel.
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The man who spies on penguins for science - CNN

The man who spies on penguins for science - CNN | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Hitchhiking through Antarctica on tour ships and yachts, a British scientist is seeking out penguin colonies. His mission: to halt their decline.
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Remote Antarctica is red-hot - CNN

Remote Antarctica is red-hot - CNN | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Imagine a resort with no running water, phone or Internet and an average winter temperature of 14 degrees. It's the postmaster job at an Antarctic outpost.
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