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Here’s Your Chance to Run a Marathon in Antarctica – Robb Report


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Here's Your Chance to Run a Marathon in Antarctica
Robb Report
Even when gussied up with private jets, cozy igloos, and cutting-edge cruise ships, a trip down south to the Seventh Continent is intense—which is something the Antarctica experts at White Desert know well. And while the luxury adventure operator

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Oil and gas well fracking creates a lot of wastewater. Here’s where things get interesting

The extraction of petroleum hydrocarbons, particularly from impermeable strata like shale, is a thirsty process. It requires millions (and sometimes tens of millions) of gallons of water to stimulate …

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Here’s How Hundreds of Baby Penguins Became Mummified in Antarctica – Smithsonian


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Here's How Hundreds of Baby Penguins Became Mummified in Antarctica
Smithsonian
In 2016, scientists made a gruesome discovery on East Antarctica's Long Peninsula. Hundreds of mummified Adélie penguin bodies—most of them chicks—lying at the sites of abandoned colonies. As Laura Geggel reports for Live Science, recent analysis of …
This mass grave of hundreds of penguins in Antarctica could be an ominous warningBusiness Insider
Chill with penguins at SeaWorld tourOrlando Sentinel

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Who needs Jiffy Lube? Here’s how to change the oil in your car

Be sure to position your drain pan under the filter’s location as the oil it contains will leak out. Install the new filter after applying a little bit of oil to the rubber ring around its edge. This …

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Greenhouse gases are warming the world—but chilling Antarctica. Here’s why – Science Magazine


Science Magazine

Greenhouse gases are warming the world—but chilling Antarctica. Here's why
Science Magazine
The greenhouse gases that are warming the globe actually cool Antarctica much of the year, a new study confirms. The odd trend doesn't break the laws of physics, but it does highlight what a strange place Earth's southernmost continent truly is

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Here’s What Antarctica’s Hugest Iceberg Has Been Doing Since It Broke Free – Gizmodo


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Here's What Antarctica's Hugest Iceberg Has Been Doing Since It Broke Free
Gizmodo
It was a year ago at this time that Antarctica's Larsen C Ice Shelf gave birth to Iceberg A-68, one of the largest chunks of ice ever recorded. A new timelapse video made from satellite imagery shows the rift, calving, and subsequent journey of the

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Antarctica has lost 2.71 trillion tons of ice. Here’s what that looks like. – Vox


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Antarctica has lost 2.71 trillion tons of ice. Here's what that looks like.
Vox
The frigid expanse of land at the Earth's Southern pole is covered by 90 percent of the planet's ice. If all the ice in Antarctica's ice sheets were to melt, it would raise sea levels by 190 feet. Much of this ice is miles thick and still frozen solid

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The US natural gas industry is leaking way more methane than previously thought. Here’s why that matters

All told, based on the results of our new study, the U.S. oil and gas industry is leaking 13 million metric tons of methane each year, which means the methane leak rate is 2.3 percent. This 60 percent difference between our new estimate and the EPA’s old …

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Here’s some good news about Antarctica’s ice – Futurity – Futurity: Research News


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Here's some good news about Antarctica's ice – Futurity
Futurity: Research News
The earth is rising in a region of Antarctica at one of the fastest rates ever recorded, as ice rapidly disappears and weight lifts off the bedrock, according to a new …
Earth's squishy interior gives rapid rise to Antarctica – Geospatial WorldGeospatial World (press release) (blog)
Antarctica lost about 3 trillion metric tons of ice since 1992theindependentbd.com
The West Antarctic Ice Sheet is in trouble – but the ground beneath it may buy some timePlainview Daily Herald
Great Lakes Ledger
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Antarctica is melting faster than we knew. Here’s what it will take to … – NBCNews.com


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