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Antarctic Sea Ice Does Opposite Of What Climate Change Models Predicted - Truth And Action

Antarctic Sea Ice Does Opposite Of What Climate Change Models Predicted - Truth And Action | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Yet more evidence has come forward calling global warming science into question. Antarctic sea ice had been forecasted by climate change models to shrink in the face of a warming planet, however,
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Study of ancient emperor penguin colonies stokes climate change fears

Study of ancient emperor penguin colonies stokes climate change fears | Antarctica | Scoop.it
The first study of ancient populations of the world's largest penguin raises concerns about its future prospects.
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Photo gallery: Melting in Antarctica

Photo gallery: Melting in Antarctica | Antarctica | Scoop.it
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. Water is eating away at the Antarctic ice, melting it where it hits the oceans. As the ice sheets slowly thaw, enough water pours into the sea to fill more than 1.3 million Olympic swimming pools every year, according to NASA satellite calculations. And the melting is accelerating.
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These time-lapse GIFs of Earth are terrifying, courtesy of NASA

These time-lapse GIFs of Earth are terrifying, courtesy of NASA | Antarctica | Scoop.it
The Aral Sea is almost completely dried up. The Amazon rainforest is still being destroyed at scary rates. And the earth is getting seriously hot.
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Penguins Can't Taste Fish

Penguins Can't Taste Fish | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Penguins may love devouring fish, but it turns out they might not be able to taste them.

While analyzing the genetic data of five penguins, each of a different species, researchers at the University of Michigan discovered that all the birds were ...
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The Antarctic ice sheet is a sleeping giant, beginning to stir | John Abraham

The Antarctic ice sheet is a sleeping giant, beginning to stir | John Abraham | Antarctica | Scoop.it
John Abraham: Infrastructure must adapt to shrinking southern ice sheets and sea level rise
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Under The Antarctic Ice - Documentary

The Antarctic ice sheet is one of the two polar ice caps of the Earth. It covers about 98% of the Antarctic continent and is the largest single mass of ice o...
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Scientists Shoot Down Meteorite Theory in Antarctica Crater Mystery - NBCNews.com

Scientists Shoot Down Meteorite Theory in Antarctica Crater Mystery - NBCNews.com | Antarctica | Scoop.it
A mysterious crater discovered in East Antarctica last month likely formed beneath a leaky meltwater lake, rather than because of a meteorite impact, researc...
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Antarctica: To the White Continent by Ice-Blue Sea - Huffington Post

Antarctica: To the White Continent by Ice-Blue Sea - Huffington Post | Antarctica | Scoop.it
We are on a bus, which is carrying us to a port, where we will load up a ship. Nothing unusual about that. Nothing strange, except for our fat wool hats, our puffy penguin-y parkas, our knee-high insulated boots.
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Discovery: Fish Live Beneath Antarctica - Scientific American

Discovery: Fish Live Beneath Antarctica - Scientific American | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Scientists find translucent fish in a wedge of water hidden under 740 meters of ice, 850 kilometers from sunlight
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Earth's orbit affects the stability of Antarctica's Eastern ice cap - Phys.Org

Earth's orbit affects the stability of Antarctica's Eastern ice cap - Phys.Org | Antarctica | Scoop.it
An international research team led by the High Council for Scientific Research (CSIC in its Spanish acronym) and with the participation of the University of Granada, has found that there is a direct relation between the changes in the earth's orbit...
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Placing cameras in the Antarctic

Placing cameras in the Antarctic | Antarctica | Scoop.it
  What do the PenguinLifelines team do when they go to the Antarctic? Amongst other things, they place new cameras at points across the Antarctic, and collect a year of footage from existing c...
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Genetics reveal Antarctica was once too cold for penguins

Genetics reveal Antarctica was once too cold for penguins | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Emperor penguins are adapted to the bitter cold of Antarctica, but a new study reveals that during the last ice age it got too cold even for them.
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Powerful Photos of Stranded Polar Bears Surrounded by a Melting Sea of Ice

Powerful Photos of Stranded Polar Bears Surrounded by a Melting Sea of Ice | Antarctica | Scoop.it
While on board a ship touring the Svalbard Archipelago in Norway, Italian academic researcher Marco Gaiotti caught these stunning images of lonely-looking polar bears surrounded by a sea of ice. He joined a photo expedition that's purpose was to observe polar bears in their raw and natural habitat. As he states about the photo above, that shows a dramatic sunset sky, "This is exactly the situation I was looking for when I decided to explore this remote part of our planet, I deeply wanted a polar
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The big melt: Antarctica's retreating ice may re-shape Earth - AOL.com

The big melt: Antarctica's retreating ice may re-shape Earth - AOL.com | Antarctica | Scoop.it
CAPE LEGOUPIL, Antarctica (AP) - From the ground in this extreme northern part of Antarctica, spectacularly white and blinding ice seems to exte...
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Walk like a penguin to stay safe on ice

Walk like a penguin to stay safe on ice | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Frigid temperatures and melting snow equal one thing -- ice. The secret to walking on ice is to channel your inner penguin. Waddling helps keep your center of gravity directly above the ice, preventing falls.
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Adventurer to Attempt Extreme Swims to Protect Antarctic Seas—in Just a Speedo

Adventurer to Attempt Extreme Swims to Protect Antarctic Seas—in Just a Speedo | Antarctica | Scoop.it
We checked the 1km route for sea lions, sharks and leopard seals. But 200 m in to the swim, I was surged down by a sea lion. #frightening. #5Swims Pic: @kelvintrautman A photo posted by Lewis Pugh ...
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Siberian Winters See Temp Uptick

Siberian Winters See Temp Uptick | Antarctica | Scoop.it
The long-term winter warming of Russia’s far north has gotten a boost from industrialization. David Biello reports
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New hope for bid to save South Georgia pipit - Scotsman

New hope for bid to save South Georgia pipit - Scotsman | Antarctica | Scoop.it
THE discovery of a nest of chicks offers new hope for the survival of a unique songbird found only on the UK’s furthest-flung overseas outpost, according to Scottish conservationists.
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A Photographer Reveals The Spectacular Beauty Of An Iceberg That Flipped Over - Business Insider

A Photographer Reveals The Spectacular Beauty Of An Iceberg That Flipped Over - Business Insider | Antarctica | Scoop.it
The unbelievable beauty of nature strikes again.
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What Antarctica teaches me about politics - Washington Post

What Antarctica teaches me about politics - Washington Post | Antarctica | Scoop.it
The aesthetic pleasures of a cruise to Antarctica are considerable. The scenery is majestic. The animal life – whales, seals and lots and lots and lots of penguins – is simply adorable.
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David Rumsey Historical Map Collection | The Collection

David Rumsey Historical Map Collection | The Collection | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Georeferencer: Help Add Location to Maps Welcome to the David Rumsey Map Collection Database and Blog. The Map Database has many viewers and the Blog has num...
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