Melting and cracking – is Antarctica falling apart? | Science | The … – The Guardian

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Jun 242017
 

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Melting and cracking – is Antarctica falling apart? | Science | The …
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Although fracturing and surface melting on the Larsen C ice shelf might sound like indicators of climate change, these processes are natural.
Giant iceberg set to crack off Antarctica – EchonetdailyEchonetdaily
The Uncertain Future of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet – EosEos

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A law, this time for Antarctica – The Hindu

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Jun 232017
 

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A law, this time for Antarctica
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Preparing for a populous future in which Antarctica — the world's only continent without countries and citizens — may see more tourists, over-exploited fisheries, disputes and crime, India is drafting a dedicated Antarctica policy and a law that will

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This year’s ultimate Antarctica adventures – Telegraph.co.uk

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Jun 222017
 

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This year's ultimate Antarctica adventures
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For the truly intrepid (or those who are fatigued by politics and just desperately world-weary), complete escapism awaits on a unique trip that explores both Earth's southernmost point and the frozen continent's highest peak. Long the only company to

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Antarctica is getting greener | Public Radio International – PRI

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Jun 212017
 

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Antarctica is getting greener | Public Radio International
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Climate change is slowly making parts of Antarctica turn green. New species of plants and insects are taking hold, threatening to transform the continent's …

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A huge part of Antarctica is melting and scientists say that’s bad news – CNN

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Jun 202017
 

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A huge part of Antarctica is melting and scientists say that's bad news
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"A melt of this magnitude is relatively rare in Antarctica," said Julien Nicolas, one of the paper's authors at the Ohio State University Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center. "There have been about three or four events of this size in the last 40
A Slushie Is Great–Except When It's In AntarcticaKOAT Albuquerque

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Why Did an Enormous Chunk of West Antarctica Suddenly Start … – Gizmodo

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Jun 192017
 

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Why Did an Enormous Chunk of West Antarctica Suddenly Start …
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300000 square miles is nearly twice the area of California. It's difficult to visualize a space that vast, but go ahead and give it a try. Now, imagine this California …
Scientists Saw a Nearly Unheard of Antarctic MeltdownClimate Central
2016 Antarctica Melt Event Was Bigger Than Texas, Scientists ConcludeThe Weather Channel
Massive El Niño melting event hit West Antarctica in 2016Science Recorder
Digital Journal –TopExaminer –Beacon Transcript
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The latest threat to Antarctica: an insect and plant invasion – The Guardian

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Jun 182017
 

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The latest threat to Antarctica: an insect and plant invasion
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Antarctica's pristine ice-white environment is going green and facing an unexpected threat – from the common house fly. Scientists say that as temperatures soar in the polar region, invading plants and insects, including the fly, pose a major

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A Texas-size chunk of Antarctica partially melted last year – Popular Science

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Jun 162017
 

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A Texas-size chunk of Antarctica partially melted last year
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During the El Niño climate pattern, the Pacific Ocean's surface heats up around the equator, and currents carry the warmer than average temperatures to Canada, the U.S., and Antarctica. In this case, El Niño brought rainfall to West Antarctica, which
A Texas-Sized Area of Antarctica Turned to Slush Last YearMotherboard
Scientists report large-scale surface melting event in Antarctica during 2015-16 El NiñoYubaNet
Warm Waters in West Antarctica – EosEos
Inhabitat –Hamilton Spectator –RedOrbit
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Unusual weather in Antarctica leads to rain and a Texas-sized melt – The Verge

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Jun 152017
 

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Unusual weather in Antarctica leads to rain and a Texas-sized melt
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An area larger than the state of Texas in West Antarctica melted to an unusual degree last year, with pools of the meltwater remaining on the surface for as long as 15 days. That's trouble, since meltwater can accelerate the thawing already occurring
Scientists stunned by Antarctic rainfall and a melt area bigger than TexasWashington Post
Researchers Document Widespread Melting on Antarctica's Huge Ross Ice ShelfYale Environment 360
Scientists report large-scale surface melting event in Antarctica during 2015-16 El NiñoPhys.Org
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118-Year-Old Painting Found in Antarctica Was Hidden By Penguin Shit – Gizmodo

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Jun 142017
 

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118-Year-Old Painting Found in Antarctica Was Hidden By Penguin Shit
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Edward Wilson was a British physician best known for his artistic achievements. During his time in Antarctica, he sketched and painted many of the local fauna, some of which are kept in The Wilson Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum. Sadly, Wilson died
Scientists Just Found a Doomed Antarctic Explorer's Last PaintingHistory
Explorer's Century-Old Painting Discovered Intact in an Antarctic Hutartnet News
118-Year-Old Watercolor Painting Discovered In A Historic Hut In AntarcticaScience Times
KHQ Right Now –Archaeology
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