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Antarctica's "bleeding glacier" is kind of terrifying

Antarctica's "bleeding glacier" is kind of terrifying | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Don't worry, it's just ketchup. No, wait, it's just runoff from a hidden lake.
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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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Let's save the last pristine continent

Let's save the last pristine continent | Antarctica | Scoop.it
2041 will be a pivotal year for our planet. That year will mark the end of a 50-year agreement to keep Antarctica, the Earth’s last pristine continent, free of exploitation. Explorer Robert Swan — the first person to walk both the North and South Poles — is on a mission to ensure that we extend that treaty. With passion and vigor, he pleads with us to choose the preservation of the Antarctic for our own survival.
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Scientists Are Watching in Horror as Ice Collapses

Scientists Are Watching in Horror as Ice Collapses | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Everything we learn about ice shows that it is disturbingly fragile, even in Antarctica.
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'A dire prediction' on melting ice sheets and rising sea levels

'A dire prediction' on melting ice sheets and rising sea levels | Antarctica | Scoop.it
The predictions only get worse.  In 2007, a United Nations panel of scientists studying the rise of sea level related to climate change predicted that, if nothing was done to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, seas could rise by about 2 feet by 2100. By 2013, the panel had increased it
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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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卐 Secrets of Antarctica

What force did Admiral Byrd confront in Antarctica in 1947? Is there an opening at the poles, and are civilizations living inside the earth
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Meet a traveller: Laura Martin, Antarctic postal worker - Lonely Planet

Meet a traveller: Laura Martin, Antarctic postal worker - Lonely Planet | Antarctica | Scoop.it
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Antarctica: International relations in a cold climate

Antarctica: International relations in a cold climate | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Winter is coming, and like many scientists posted in Antarctica, Bogdan Gavrylyuk is looking forward to going home. It has been a year since the 43-year-old Ukrainian geophysicist started his latest posting, monitoring climatic phenomena on an island off western Antarctica.
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A crew of 78 women is headed to Antarctica for bigger reasons than research.

A crew of 78 women is headed to Antarctica for bigger reasons than research. | Antarctica | Scoop.it
"Vision without action is simply draining. Action with vision changes the world."
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