Posts

The Atlantic Ocean is now hurricane fuel

warmer ocean temperatures may provide ample fuel for the approaching peak of hurricane season. Of note, temperatures in a critical zone of the Atlantic called the “Main Development Region …

ocean dead zone – Read More…

Low-Oxygen Dead Zones Found In Atlantic Ocean

Plenty of fish in the sea? Sure. But you won’t find any in the Atlantic Ocean’s newly discovered dead zones. Dead zones usually form in shallow bodies of water without a lot of mixing. That means …

ocean dead zone – Read More…

Climate Change Is Choking the Atlantic Ocean to Death: ‘It’s Losing the Oxygen That Is Vital to Life’

A scientist leading a health check of the Earth’s second largest ocean has warned the Atlantic could run out of breath. Over the course of four years, an international team of researchers from …

ocean oxygen – Read More…

Argentine submarine found on bottom of Atlantic Ocean after year of searching

Argentine submarine found on bottom of Atlantic Ocean after year of searching originally appeared … and had just seven days worth of oxygen on board.

ocean oxygen – Read More…

A Treacherous, Ill-Fated Expedition to Antarctica – The Atlantic


The Atlantic

A Treacherous, Ill-Fated Expedition to Antarctica
The Atlantic
In 1914, Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew embarked upon the vessel Endurance. Their destination: the South Pole, in an attempt to circumnavigate the Antarctic continent. But the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition met an untimely end when the ship …

and more »

antarctica – Read More…

Humpback Whale Baby Boom Near Antarctica [New York Times] – College of the Atlantic


College of the Atlantic

Humpback Whale Baby Boom Near Antarctica [New York Times]
College of the Atlantic
Whale researchers are concerned that this moment of health and easy access to food will be short-lived. Krill stock around Antarctica is being fished by some countries, and threatened by climate change. Additionally, reduction in sea ice endangers

antarctica – Read More…

One of Antarctica’s Most Celebrated Relics Isn’t What It Seems – The Atlantic


The Atlantic

One of Antarctica's Most Celebrated Relics Isn't What It Seems
The Atlantic
Contrary to its legendary status, evidence over the past decade has made clear that the chalice never came anywhere near Antarctica until just a little over 20 years ago. * * *. The chalice entered into Antarctic tradition through the friendship of two

antarctica – Read More…

A Photo Trip to Antarctica – The Atlantic – The Atlantic


The Atlantic

A Photo Trip to Antarctica – The Atlantic
The Atlantic
Antarctica is approaching its peak summertime, when the people living and working at coastal stations will experience a few weeks of 24-hour daylight around …
NASA Captures Stunning Close-Up Photos of Antarctica's Massive …Gizmodo
Antarctica melting because of heat deep within the Earth | Daily Mail …Daily Mail
NASA Photos Show Antarctic Ice in 'Irreversible Decline` | Fortune.comFortune
Mashable –CNET –Gears Of Biz
all 9 news articles »

antarctica – read more

Up to 16 Named Storms Forecast During Atlantic Hurricane Season

In June, relatively weak Tropical Storm Cindy managed to shut down 17 percent of Gulf of Mexico oil output and forced evacuations of rigs and production platforms. The rise of onshore fracking for gas has lowered Gulf of Mexico output to 4.1 percent of …
gulf fracking – read more

Oil drilling won’t be allowed in Atlantic, Obama administration says

It could also inject the issue into the 2016 presidential campaigns, as Republican candidates vow to expand drilling. Protesters had planned to gather Tuesday for a mock oil spill demonstration at the Capital Bell Tower, ahead of the Bureau of Ocean Energy …
drilling leak – read more