Britain’s tallest mountain is in Antarctica – New Atlas – New Atlas

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Dec 122017
 

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Britain's tallest mountain is in Antarctica – New Atlas
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Researchers have discovered that Britain's highest mountain isn't in Britain. A recent cartographic survey by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) has found that Mount Hope, at an elevation of 3,239 m (10,654 ft) above sea level, is not only the highest
New Satellite Imagery Reveals New Highest Antarctic Peninsula …ECNmag.com
Britain has a new highest mountain but it's not in Britain – YahooYahoo News

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Bacteria discovery in Antarctica prompts rethink of humanity’s search for alien life – NEWS.com.au

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Dec 112017
 

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Bacteria discovery in Antarctica prompts rethink of humanity's search for alien life
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Antarctica is among the most extreme environments on our planet and it was previously thought the stresses of freezing temperatures, limited carbon, nitrogen and water availability along with strong UV radiation restricted life. But new research

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Frozen beauty: Local doctor shares adventures of trip to Antarctica – Temple Daily Telegram

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Dec 102017
 

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Frozen beauty: Local doctor shares adventures of trip to Antarctica
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There is no other place on earth like Antarctica. No one lives there; not even polar bears. Unlike the Arctic, which is an ice-packed ocean surrounded by continents, Antarctica is a continent elevated nine thousand feet above sea level and surrounded

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Dancing on Antarctica ice a historic first for Kiwi dancer – New Zealand Herald

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Dec 092017
 

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Dancing on Antarctica ice a historic first for Kiwi dancer
New Zealand Herald
A frozen desert home to scientists, researchers, penguins and seals, Antarctica is not the kind of place you expect to find dancers performing outdoors especially given temperatures as low as -89.2C. At the height of summer, it reaches just 5C. But a

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Why Antarctica Is So Important in a Warming World – The Wire – The Wire

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Dec 082017
 

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Why Antarctica Is So Important in a Warming World – The Wire
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Recent research, however, is casting new light on the importance of the southernmost continent. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Ever since the ancient Greeks speculated a continent must exist in the south polar regions to balance those in the north
Animation of iceberg that calved off Antarctica.Brinkwire (press release)
The frozen continent is unpredictable (1) | Tempo – The Nation's …Tempo (satire)
Warm waters melting Antarctic ice shelves may have appeared for …MENAFN.COM

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Searching for Organic Carbon in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica – Eos

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Dec 062017
 

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Searching for Organic Carbon in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica
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To track the source and distribution of organic matter—possible chemical signatures of life—in the dry, ultraxerous zone, Faucher et al. collected 16 icy permafrost cores from the floor of a small glacial valley in Antarctica's Quartermain Mountains

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Why Remote Antarctica Is So Important in a Warming World – EcoWatch

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Dec 062017
 

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Why Remote Antarctica Is So Important in a Warming World
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Recent research is overturning centuries of misunderstanding about Antarctica and highlighting the role it plays now and potentially in a future, warmer world.

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The Giant Iceberg That Broke off Antarctica Has Disintegrated Into Pieces, Raising Major Concerns Among Scientists – Newsweek

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Dec 052017
 

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The Giant Iceberg That Broke off Antarctica Has Disintegrated Into Pieces, Raising Major Concerns Among Scientists
Newsweek
Antarctica's fastest-melting glacier had an iceberg break off more than two months ago. That iceberg—around 100 square miles—disintegrated into several smaller icebergs in a pattern scientists did not expect. An animation using satellite images of
Incredible footage of Irishman breaking world record run across Antarctic glacierIrish Post
Giant Iceberg Four Times The Size Of Manhattan Is Breaking Off From Pine Island Glacier In AntarcticaThe Inquisitr

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Why remote Antarctica is so important in a warming world – The Conversation UK

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Dec 042017
 

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Why remote Antarctica is so important in a warming world
The Conversation UK
Ever since the ancient Greeks speculated a continent must exist in the south polar regions to balance those in the north, Antarctica has been popularly described as remote and extreme. Over the past two centuries, these factors have combined to create
Where the Global Warming Debate StandsPower Line (blog)

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World’s largest marine reserve created in Antarctica – Sky News – Sky News

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Dec 032017
 

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World's largest marine reserve created in Antarctica – Sky News
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The Ross Sea marine reserve covers 1.5 million square km of some of the last stretches of ocean unharmed by human activity.
Lewis Pugh: In the zoneGeographical

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