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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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'World's loneliest chimp' hugs conservation worker after spending years in isolation

'World's loneliest chimp' hugs conservation worker after spending years in isolation | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Ponso's mate and their young died in 2013, and he has been alone in an island
off the Ivory Coast ever since
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Punta Arenas expects to become homeport for an Antarctica cruise line

Punta Arenas expects to become homeport for an Antarctica cruise line | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Punta Arenas in the extreme south of Chile is encouraged by the cruise industry prospects for its port and facilities: this season Norwegian Sun has returned with at least ten calls and for 2016/2017 a line will be cruising to Antarctica with Punta Arenas as a home port.
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Inside Antarctica's Catholic Ice Chapel, the World's Southernmost Church | ChurchPOP

Inside Antarctica's Catholic Ice Chapel, the World's Southernmost Church | ChurchPOP | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Praising God at the South Pole!
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Penguin Disaster As Iceberg Blocks Route To Sea

Penguin Disaster As Iceberg Blocks Route To Sea | Antarctica | Scoop.it
A penguin apocalypse is unfolding in Commonwealth Bay, Antarctica, as tens of thousands of birds are cut off from their food supply by a stranded iceberg. The iceberg in question, B09B, has altered the penguins’ frigid environment, resulting in a mass of deaths. The finding is a worrying sign for other penguin colonies confronted with climate change.
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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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New study reveals patterns in Antarctic tourism: more visitors but highly concentrated in area

New study reveals patterns in Antarctic tourism: more visitors but highly concentrated in area | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Results from a new study examining 20 years of commercial cruise activity in the Antarctic Peninsula region have important implications for Antarctic visitor management. The paper was published online this week in the journal Antarctic Science, according to the latest release from IAATO.
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Scientists say they've solved the mystery of Antartica's missing iron meteorites

Scientists say they've solved the mystery of Antartica's missing iron meteorites | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Cold case.
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Russian Patriarch holds mass at the Bellingshausen Antarctic base

Russian Patriarch holds mass at the Bellingshausen Antarctic base | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill on Wednesday served mass at Russia’s Bellingshausen Antarctic station on Waterloo Island and raised a prayer for the entire world. It was the last leg of the Patriarch's Latin American tour that included a meeting with Pope Francis in Cuba, ending a Christianity schism of almost a thousand years.
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Interview: René Koster's Amazing Journey to Antarctica on a Historic Ship Built in 1911

Interview: René Koster's Amazing Journey to Antarctica on a Historic Ship Built in 1911 | Antarctica | Scoop.it
For his project called Antarctica, photographer René Koster traveled to the South Pole on a sailing ship built over one hundred years ago. Known as the Bark E…
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