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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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West Antarctica Begins to Destabilize With ‘Intense Unbalanced Melting’

West Antarctica Begins to Destabilize With ‘Intense Unbalanced Melting’ | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Warmer ocean water is attacking ice at its base, adding dangerously to sea-level rise.
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These Maps Show the Epic Quest for a Northwest Passage

These Maps Show the Epic Quest for a Northwest Passage | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Once just a figment of the imagination, a navigable sea route through the Arctic is becoming reality due to climate change.
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Scientists launch unprecedented Antarctic research mission

Scientists launch unprecedented Antarctic research mission | Antarctica | Scoop.it
More than 50 researchers from 30 countries are to carry out the first scientific full circumnavigation of Antarctica in an attempt to measure pollution and climate change, with the official launch held on Monday.
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Explorer's ship trapped in Arctic ice is raised to the surface after 86 years

Explorer's ship trapped in Arctic ice is raised to the surface after 86 years | Antarctica | Scoop.it

The Maud, which was launched in 1917 by Roald Amundsen, sank in 1930 in Canada but is now destined for a museum in Norway
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Antarctic invertebrates: cheaters, kidnappers and possibly lifesavers?

Antarctic invertebrates: cheaters, kidnappers and possibly lifesavers? | Antarctica | Scoop.it
This past March, I had the privilege to visit the Antarctic Peninsula with One Ocean Expeditions as part of a discussion among Antarctic stakeholders on the future of Antarctica. I enjoyed seeing a…
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Drake Passage, Southern Ocean

The Drake Passage or Mar de Hoces Sea of Hoces is the body of water between the southern tip of South America at Cape Horn, Chile and the South Shetlan
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NOVA | Antarctica: Secrets Beneath the Ice - Discovery Science Documentary

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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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Climate Change Captured in Stunning Antarctic Ice Photos

Climate Change Captured in Stunning Antarctic Ice Photos | Antarctica | Scoop.it
NASA's IceBridge missions provide visual evidence of melting ice.
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World's Largest Marine Reserve Created Off Antarctica

World's Largest Marine Reserve Created Off Antarctica | Antarctica | Scoop.it
New 598,000 square-mile protected area is more than twice the size of Texas, and will protect everything from penguins to whales.
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CCAMLR 101: How to Protect Antarctica's Marine Life

What is CCAMLR, and how can it protect the penguins, seals, whales, and other animals that live in Antarctica? Our whiteboard animation explains. At th
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Antarctica: science at the end of the Earth - Climate Change - NZ Herald News

Antarctica: science at the end of the Earth - Climate Change - NZ Herald News | Antarctica | Scoop.it
With global models drawing an ever-clearer picture of unchecked warming, there has never been a more urgent time to answer the big questions about climate change's vast, frozen elephant - New Zealand Herald
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80 Years Later, Polar Explorer's Sunken Ship Floats Again

80 Years Later, Polar Explorer's Sunken Ship Floats Again | Antarctica | Scoop.it
The sturdy oak ship was originally built for the Norwegian polar explorer Roald Amundsen, the first human to arrive at the South Pole
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Russia Is Vital to Protecting Antarctica’s Ross Sea

Russia Is Vital to Protecting Antarctica’s Ross Sea | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources
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The World's Last Great Wilderness - Antarctic Oceans Alliance

The World's Last Great Wilderness - Antarctic Oceans Alliance | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Mike Walker, Project Director Antarctic Ocean Alliance, October 4, 2016
For many of us Antarctica is out of sight and out of mind. We know even less about the waters surrounding it, the wild Southern Ocean. Our ignorance may aid …
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South Atlantic Anomaly

This video tells the story of what happens to Hubble in the mysterious region known as the South Atlantic Anomaly. When satellites pass through this are
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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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