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A snapshot of Mawson’s Antarctica expedition – in pictures – The Guardian


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A snapshot of Mawson's Antarctica expedition – in pictures
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The geologist and explorer Douglas Mawson led the Australasian Antarctic Expedition from 1911 to 1914. Comprising 31 men, including photographer Frank Hurley, it charted large segments of the east Antarctic coastline, and investigated sub-Antarctic …

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Tiny dinosaur that roamed ‘lost world’ between Australia and Antarctica identified – The Guardian


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Tiny dinosaur that roamed 'lost world' between Australia and Antarctica identified
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Tiny dinosaur that roamed 'lost world' between Australia and Antarctica identified. Fossils found in 113-million-year-old rocks in Victoria lead to discovery of turkey-sized herbivore which lived in rift valley. Artist's impression of Diluvicursor
Fossil of dinosaur swept away in ancient Australian river foundEMTV Online

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World’s biggest wildlife reserve planned for Antarctica in global campaign – The Guardian


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World's biggest wildlife reserve planned for Antarctica in global campaign
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Julian Gutt from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research in Germany, which put forward the original proposal, said it would be an important moment in the fight to create a sustainable global ocean system. “This will

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‘Like thunder in the ground’: Texans fear link between quakes and fracking waste – The Guardian


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'Like thunder in the ground': Texans fear link between quakes and fracking waste
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She lives in north Texas, historically one of the country's least earthquake-prone regions – until the drillers came. Rampant energy industry activity is nothing new in Texas, but these days it does not only signify oil pumpjacks nodding lugubriously

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From ‘angry summer’ to ‘weird winter’: 2017 was riddled with extreme weather – The Guardian


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From 'angry summer' to 'weird winter': 2017 was riddled with extreme weather
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The extreme summer heat in New South Wales was at least 50 times more likely to occur due to climate change. Australia is the land of droughts and flooding rains, but the extreme weather events we are now seeing are becoming more frequent and more

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Battered by extreme weather, Americans are more worried about … – The Guardian


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Battered by extreme weather, Americans are more worried about …
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Dana Nuccitelli: After months of intense hurricanes, heat waves, and droughts, a survey finds a record number of Americans worried about climate change.

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Could octopus DNA reveal the secrets of west Antarctica’s ice sheet collapse? – The Guardian


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Could octopus DNA reveal the secrets of west Antarctica's ice sheet collapse?
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Hundreds of millions of people living around coasts and cities around the globe might be interested in the answer, as would cartographers who would need to be redrawing maps of the world. Deep underneath the ice in west Antarctica is a break in the
The bizarre beauty of ice: NASA reveals strange 'finger rafting' pattern in Antarctica's sea iceDaily Mail
THIN ICE: Antarctic glaciers could flood the planetCarbon News

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Penguin disaster as just two chicks survive from colony of 40000 – The Guardian


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Penguin disaster as just two chicks survive from colony of 40000
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A colony of about 40,000 Adélie penguins in Antarctica has suffered a “catastrophic breeding event” – all but two chicks have died of starvation this year. It is the second time in just four years that such devastation – not previously seen in more
Thousands of Adelie penguin chick deaths lead to call for increased protections in AntarcticaABC Online
Two baby penguins survive breeding seasonSBS
Not so 'Happy Feet': Penguin breeding collapses prompt calls for more protectionBrisbane Times
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How Antarctica became home to a new kind of scientific diplomacy – The Guardian (blog)


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How Antarctica became home to a new kind of scientific diplomacy
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Today's Antarctica is a tightly regulated continent surrounded by equally carefully managed and cared-for oceans. The Antarctic treaty ensures that Antarctica is used only for peaceful purposes, and that there is freedom of scientific investigation

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


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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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