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Quo vadis Antarctic bottom water?

Ocean currents are essential for the global distribution of heat and thus also for climate on earth. For example, oxygen is transferred into the deep sea through the formation of new deep water around …

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Antarctica in Virtual Reality – Australian Antarctic Division (press release)


Australian Antarctic Division (press release)

Antarctica in Virtual Reality
Australian Antarctic Division (press release)
The full wonder, fascination and mystery of the icy continent is being brought to life in a 360-degree immersive Virtual Reality (VR) documentary The Antarctica Experience. The film was shot at Australia's Davis research station by White Spark Pictures

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A scientist’s response to Antarctic ice loss: ‘We can act.’ – PRI


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A scientist's response to Antarctic ice loss: 'We can act.'
PRI
The team's findings, which were recently published in the journal Nature, show that as much as 200 billion tons of ice are being lost from Antarctica each year — a much larger number than originally thought by the scientific community. In fact, the

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Ain’t no sunshine in Antarctica – Australian Antarctic Division (press release)


Australian Antarctic Division (press release)

Ain't no sunshine in Antarctica
Australian Antarctic Division (press release)
The sun has dipped below the horizon at Australia's Davis research station in Antarctica and will not rise again for six weeks, leaving 19 expeditioners in the twilight zone. The team at Davis station enjoyed the sun for just 34 minutes yesterday

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Mo Brooks’ incomplete comments on Antarctic ice – PolitiFact


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Mo Brooks' incomplete comments on Antarctic ice
PolitiFact
Brooks: "I made a trip down to Antarctica and met with National Science Foundation scientists, and they all agreed with global warming, and they emphasize that you're going to have an increase in the amount of ice in Antarctica because of global warming.

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Sea levels could be rising faster than predicted due to new source of Antarctic ice melting – The Independent


The Independent

Sea levels could be rising faster than predicted due to new source of Antarctic ice melting
The Independent
… the melting of the bottom side of the glaciers accelerates. “This process is similar to what happens when you put oil and water in a container, with the oil floating on top because it's lighter and less dense,” said Alessandro Silvano, a PhD
Study reveals new Antarctic process contributing to sea level rise and climate changeScience Daily

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Penguins and Polar Plunges: Inside Indre Rockefeller’s Antarctic Excursion – Vogue.com


Vogue.com

Penguins and Polar Plunges: Inside Indre Rockefeller's Antarctic Excursion
Vogue.com
I recently had the opportunity to take part in the trip of a lifetime onboard a polar expedition to Antarctica. The trip began with a short stop in Buenos Aires for some alfresco dining and quick visits to the San Telmo market, La Recoleta Cemetery

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Antarctic expedition: Scientists to explore hidden underwater world – USA TODAY


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Antarctic expedition: Scientists to explore hidden underwater world
USA TODAY
A team of scientists is heading to Antarctica this week to investigate a mysterious marine ecosystem that's been hidden for tens of thousands of years.
Scientists to explore underwater world near Antarctica that's been hidden for 120000 yearsHeraldScotland
Monster Antarctic Iceberg Gets Its Big Break in First-of-Its-Kind VideoLive Science
Antarctica Expedition to Explore Mysterious Marine Life Once Hidden by Larsen C Ice ShelfNewsweek
Gizmodo –Newsmax –British Antarctic Survey
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Undersea cruise: Humanity’s first visit to the Antarctic seafloor finds it ‘carpeted with life’ – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Undersea cruise: Humanity's first visit to the Antarctic seafloor finds it 'carpeted with life'
USA TODAY
The proposal for the sanctuary has been submitted by the European Union to the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources. It will be considered when the commission next convenes, which is in October. The commission is made up
Watch: Greenpeace submarine video reveals Antarctic seafloor 'carpeted with life'UPI.com

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Sea life beneath Antarctic ice shelf is changing, and warming may be why – Washington Post


Washington Post

Sea life beneath Antarctic ice shelf is changing, and warming may be why
Washington Post
Climate change may be leading to shifts in the communities of sea life beneath an Antarctic ice shelf, researchers say. Scientists diving beneath Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf have discovered unexpected changes in the seafloor ecosystem, and they think
What lies beneath: Why NZ's slice of Antarctica is at the centre of an …The Press
Pine Island and Thwaites glaciers will determine sea level riseNEWS.com.au
Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf thinning is affecting wildlifePulse Headlines
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