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Discovering Antarctica - interactive education for schools

Discovering Antarctica - interactive education for schools | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Discovering Antarctica is an award winning interactive educational website for schools from the Royal Geographical Society and British Antarctic Survey.
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What on Earth is this? Mysterious 14 mile structure 'buried' in Antarctica found on Google

What on Earth is this? Mysterious 14 mile structure 'buried' in Antarctica found on Google | Antarctica | Scoop.it
A MYSTERIOUS structure found buried 'in Antarctica' that measures more than 14 miles long and was discovered on Google has left people on the internet baffled.
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New Wikipedia project champions women scientists in the Antarctic

New Wikipedia project champions women scientists in the Antarctic | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Ingrid Christensen. Lois Jones. In-Young Ahn. These are just some of the names you should get to know.
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Antarctic CO2 Hit 400 PPM For First Time in 4 Million Years

Antarctic CO2 Hit 400 PPM For First Time in 4 Million Years | Antarctica | Scoop.it
The last bastion of a sub-400 ppm world has officially fallen as carbon dioxide reached new heights in Antarctica.
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Shackleton

Shackleton | Antarctica | Scoop.it
The first episode begins with explorer Ernest Shackleton attempting to raise funds for his epic adventure on the eve of World War I and ends on the frozen wastes of the Antarctic
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Review: Art in a hostile environment

Review: Art in a hostile environment | Antarctica | Scoop.it
The Antarctic might seem an unusual place for a creative residency, but artist Chris Dobrowolski found it hugely inspiring. Yvette Huddleston reports.
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First 'Floating' Biennale To Take Place In Antarctica

First 'Floating' Biennale To Take Place In Antarctica | Antarctica | Scoop.it
A new 'floating' biennale is to take place this year in Antarctica, the world's most remote, hard-to-access destination.
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'Boaty McBoatface' polar ship named after Attenborough - BBC News

'Boaty McBoatface' polar ship named after Attenborough - BBC News | Antarctica | Scoop.it
The UK's new polar research ship is to be named RRS Sir David Attenborough, despite Boaty McBoatface previously topping a public vote.
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Hidden World Discovered Buried Beneath Antarctica

Hidden World Discovered Buried Beneath Antarctica | Antarctica | Scoop.it
As some of you may know, the Antarctic continent isn’t just ice all the way through. Although its surface is around 98 percent covered in frozen water, the remaining 2 percent gives a little hint as to what may lie below.
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What lies beneath West Antarctica? | NSF - National Science Foundation

What lies beneath West Antarctica? | NSF - National Science Foundation | Antarctica | Scoop.it
NSF's mission is to advance the progress of science, a mission accomplished by funding proposals for research and education made by scientists, engineers, and educators from across the country.
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Penguin Populations Are Changing Dramatically

Penguin Populations Are Changing Dramatically | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Rapid warming on the Antarctic Peninsula is killing some species but helping others
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Antarctic Penguins (360 video) - BBC News

It's a shot taken from the front of the Ocean Endeavour ship as it cruises through the Antarctic Peninsula near the Argentine Islands. The ship is a tourist vessel ...
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Five star hotel in the South Pole charges £54,00 for a week's stay

Five star hotel in the South Pole charges £54,00 for a week's stay | Antarctica | Scoop.it
After an extensive renovation the White Desert hotel in Antarctica is ready to start accepting guests although a week's stay will cost a cool £54,000.
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Thousands of strange blue lakes are appearing in Antarctica, and it’s very bad news

Thousands of strange blue lakes are appearing in Antarctica, and it’s very bad news | Antarctica | Scoop.it
 
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Antarctica's tourism industry is designed to prevent damage, but can it last?

Antarctica's tourism industry is designed to prevent damage, but can it last? | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Companies must book pre-approved sites in advance to minimize the impact on the local environment but as the number of visitors keeps growing, some countries are clamoring for tighter regulation
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Fossils Of Giant 50-Million-Year-Old Pelagornithid Bird Discovered In Antarctica | MessageToEagle.com

Fossils Of Giant 50-Million-Year-Old Pelagornithid Bird Discovered In Antarctica | MessageToEagle.com | Antarctica | Scoop.it
MessageToEagle.com – About 50 million years ago a giant bird known as Pelagornithid lived in Antarctica. The Pelagornithid or bony-toothed bird had the largest wingspan ever recorded. The bird’s wings, fully extended, spanned more than 6.4 meters (21 feet). The shape of their wings allowed the birds to glide and cross large distances across the oceans Now …
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Antarctica on Google Earth.

In 2001 one of the world’s great secrets was revealed: an ancient structure that lay encased miles under the hard Antarctic ice was detected by a roving sp
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Documentary follows BBC’s Peter Gibbs back to the ice - News - British Antarctic Survey

Documentary follows BBC’s Peter Gibbs back to the ice - News - British Antarctic Survey | Antarctica | Scoop.it
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Vivid Photos of a Rare Flipped Iceberg in Antarctica

Vivid Photos of a Rare Flipped Iceberg in Antarctica | Antarctica | Scoop.it
While on an expedition in Antarctica, interface designer and filmmaker Alex Cornell was treated to the rare sight of a massive iceberg that had recently flipp…
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Absolutely Massive Subglacial Lake Found Beneath Antarctica's Ice

Absolutely Massive Subglacial Lake Found Beneath Antarctica's Ice | Antarctica | Scoop.it
The Antarctic ice conceals a smorgasbord of secrets.
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Fly over giant icebergs in the North Atlantic in this gorgeous drone video

Fly over giant icebergs in the North Atlantic in this gorgeous drone video | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Most of the icebergs on Earth originate in Greenland and Antarctica, and thus are located in the far North Atlantic and Southern oceans.
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Crisis in the Cryosphere, Part 2

Crisis in the Cryosphere, Part 2 | Antarctica | Scoop.it
The thawing of carbon-rich permafrost is one huge problem, but the loss of the planet's great ice sheets is equally worrisome
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