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Nazi Germany in Antarctica

"On 17 December 1938 the Neu-Schwabenland (New Swabia) Expedition left Hamburg for Antarctica aboard the MS Schwabenland (a freighter built in 1925 and renamed in 1934 after the Swabia region in southern Germany) which could also carry and ca...
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In Antarctica, Time Is Melting Away » EcoWatch

In Antarctica, Time Is Melting Away » EcoWatch | Antarctica | Scoop.it
The CCAMLR manages all fishing activities in the Southern Ocean. Increased commercial fishing, combined with rising temperatures and ocean acidification, is already affecting krill around the Antarctic Peninsula
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Up Close With King Penguins and Elephant Seals

Up Close With King Penguins and Elephant Seals | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Venture to a far-flung corner of the Earth to get an intimate look at the spectacular world of king penguins and elephant seals inhabiting the island of South Georgia.
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The 'Penguinscapes' of Antarctica - Feature Shoot

The 'Penguinscapes' of Antarctica  - Feature Shoot | Antarctica | Scoop.it
For his breathtaking series Penguinscapes, photographer Gaston Lacombe traces a colony of 250,000 penguins along the Esperanza research base in the Antarctic Peninsula’s Hope Bay. In summer, the penguins come ashore to hatch and care for their nestlings, often venturing onto the base itself. In his arresting aerial landscapes, Lacombe offers us a glimpse into the shockingly verdant terrain of Antarctica, an extraterrestrial wilderness whose appearance metamorphoses daily depending upon the activ
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Antarctica meltdown weakens Earth's gravity

Antarctica meltdown weakens Earth's gravity | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Scientists detected the dip in gravitational force when they noticed that glaciers and ice shelves tugged more gently when satellites sped by overhead.
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Antarctic Sea Ice Just Hit A New Maximum, But That Doesn't Mean The ... - Huffington Post

Antarctic Sea Ice Just Hit A New Maximum, But That Doesn't Mean The ... - Huffington Post | Antarctica | Scoop.it
This story originally appeared on Climate Central.

The donut of sea ice encircling Antarctica is hovering around its yearly winter maximum area, and there’s little question that it’s going to set a record high this year.
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Protecting Antarctic Marine Ecosystems: From Anemones to Whales

Protecting Antarctic Marine Ecosystems: From Anemones to Whales | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Over the past few years, I’ve written a lot about efforts to create marine protected areas (MPAs) in the Southern Ocean. For someone like me, who works on these issues and studies the Antarctic env...
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Large Waves Recorded in Arctic Ocean for First Time : DNews

Large Waves Recorded in Arctic Ocean for First Time : DNews | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Waves as tall as 29 feet were recorded in an area of the Arctic Ocean that was not long ago permanently covered in ice.
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Greenland and Antarctica Are Losing Ice at “Unprecedented Rates”

Greenland and Antarctica Are Losing Ice at “Unprecedented Rates” | Antarctica | Scoop.it
A new study just published shows that—using more accurate measurements than ever before—Greenland and Antarctica are together losing ice at incredible rates: Together, over 500 (±107) cubic kilometers of ice are melting from them every year. That means 450 billion tons of ice are lost every year, melted away into...
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Prominent Seismologist Unlocks Antarctica’s Secrets at Public Lecture | Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego

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Antarctica's Remote, Towering Mountains: Part 3 (PHOTOS)

Antarctica's Remote, Towering Mountains: Part 3 (PHOTOS) | Antarctica | Scoop.it
The central Transantarctic Mountains are a polar fastness of superlatives....
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‘the greatest treasure in the library’ | Cambridge University Press

A new exhibition in the Press Museum tells the story of Sir Ernest Shackleton and the Press edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica.
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A Voyage To The Last Continent: Breaking The Ice In Antartica-Travel:: The St. Kitts-Nevis Observer

A Voyage To The Last Continent: Breaking The Ice In Antartica-Travel:: The St. Kitts-Nevis Observer | Antarctica | Scoop.it
The St. Kitts-Nevis Observer - The Federation's Politically Independent News Source
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Recent Scenes From Antarctica

Recent Scenes From Antarctica | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Winter is coming back to Antarctica and, after a busy season for both scientists and tourists, most researchers stationed there have traveled north for the season
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These Are Plans for the First City in Antarctica - io9

These Are Plans for the First City in Antarctica - io9 | Antarctica | Scoop.it
As the climate warms and the human population spreads out, it makes sense that eventually we'll want a city in Antarctica. That's why Argentinian architect Amancio Williams designed this futuristic city for the frozen continent.
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Climate: Southern Ocean layering could lead to big Antarctica meltdown along ... - Summit County Citizens Voice

Climate: Southern Ocean layering could lead to big Antarctica meltdown along ... - Summit County Citizens Voice | Antarctica | Scoop.it
'The big question is whether the ice sheet will react to these changing ocean conditions as rapidly as it did 14,000 years ago' Staff Report FRISCO — A stratification of the ocean around Antarctica...
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Antarctica's lost so much ice it's changed Earth's gravity - ScienceAlert

Antarctica's lost so much ice it's changed Earth's gravity - ScienceAlert | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Melting ice in West Antarctica has caused a dip in Earth’s gravitational field.
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Antarctica’s lost so much ice it’s changed Earth’s gravity

Antarctica’s lost so much ice it’s changed Earth’s gravity | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Melting ice in West Antarctica has caused a dip in Earth’s gravitational field.
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Loss of Antarctic Ice Causing Gravity Dips | IFLScience

Loss of Antarctic Ice Causing Gravity Dips | IFLScience | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Loss of ice in Antarctica has been discussed extensively due to its implications for rising sea levels and the changing landscape of the continent, but it turns out that there is another unexpected effect: dips in gravity.
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Crossing Antarctica: photos of the 1957/58 Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition - Telegraph

Crossing Antarctica: photos of the 1957/58 Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition - Telegraph | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Striking photographs of the 1957/58 Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, taken from a new book
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This Mosaic of Satellite Images Shows Antarctica Like Never Before

This Mosaic of Satellite Images Shows Antarctica Like Never Before | Antarctica | Scoop.it
The picture above shows a top-down view of Antarctica, the freezing southern end of our planet. Except that it's not a single picture. It's a mosaic of 3,150 satellite images mashed together to form one giant image.
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This Mosaic Of Satellite Images Shows Antarctica Like Never Before

The picture above shows a top-down view of Antarctica, the freezing southern end of our planet. Except that it’s not a single picture. It’...
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