A Massive Hole Just Opened Up In Antarctica’s Ice And Scientists Don’t Know Why – Forbes

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Oct 172017
 

Forbes

A Massive Hole Just Opened Up In Antarctica's Ice And Scientists Don't Know Why
Forbes
During Antarctica's winter, a massive hole appeared in the thick ice, baffling scientists who observed this phenomenon twice in as many years. The massive hole spread to be as large as the state of Maine and at maximum extent covered 31,000 square

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

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Oct 122017
 

The Guardian

Penguin disaster as just two chicks survive from colony of 40000
The Guardian
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
The Independent –Metro Newspaper UK –The Australian
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It’s a problem that an iceberg over twice the size of Paris just broke off Antarctica – Quartz

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Sep 282017
 

Quartz

It's a problem that an iceberg over twice the size of Paris just broke off Antarctica
Quartz
A piece of ice two and a half times the size of Paris (or roughly four-and-a-half Manhattans) broke off from West Antarctica over the weekend. It's not unprecedented, but it has ice scientists worrying. On Saturday (Sept. 23), satellite-observation
Pine Island Glacier: Manhattan-sized Antarctica iceberg breaks offUSA TODAY
Warm waters tripled the amount of ice lost in these Antarctic glaciers — and that's bad for sea level riseThe Verge
Iceberg that broke off Antarctica was 4 times the size of Manhattan …CBS News
The Indian Express –Business Insider –Washington Post –Ohio State University
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Your Rush-Hour Commute Is Not Just Frustrating, It’s Also Making You Sick

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Sep 162017
 

For millions of Americans, the rush-hour commute is more than just frustrating. It’s also dangerous, exposing drivers to unsafe levels of air pollution. Rolling up the windows won’t solve the problem. An ongoing study in Atlanta has found that people are exposed to more pollution sitting in the driver’s seat than they would be watching traffic on the side of the road

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Were Enormous Pyramids Just Discovered In Antarctica? – snopes.com

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Aug 252017
 

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Were Enormous Pyramids Just Discovered In Antarctica?
snopes.com
Since at least 2016, a collection of pyramid-shaped mountains in the Ellsworth Range of Antarctica have been used by a variety of click-peddling websites to argue that there may have been an intelligent human civilization on the continent of Antarctica

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Lydon: Look at what just happened in Antarctica – Columnists – East … – East Oregonian (subscription)

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Aug 032017
 

Lydon: Look at what just happened in Antarctica – Columnists – East …
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Forget for a minute that President Trump recently pulled us out of the Paris Climate Accord. Or that a burgeoning list of corporations and communities are …

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This massive iceberg could impact more than just the map of Antarctica – KCRA Sacramento

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Jul 192017
 

KCRA Sacramento

This massive iceberg could impact more than just the map of Antarctica
KCRA Sacramento
It was one small step for security technology, but one giant leap in the wrong direction for robotkind. Advertisement. A security robot in Washington, D.C. — lovingly named Steve — plunged down four steps into a fountain Monday. Photos show the sad, …

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An iceberg the size of Delaware just broke off of Antarctica – Los Angeles Times

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Jul 132017
 

Los Angeles Times

An iceberg the size of Delaware just broke off of Antarctica
Los Angeles Times
Sometime in the last few days, a block of ice the size of Delaware broke away from Antarctica and is now floating freely in the Weddell Sea. The iceberg, which at around 1 trillion tons is one of the largest on record, poses no immediate threat to sea
Warnings From AntarcticaNew York Times
A Delaware-Size Iceberg Broke Off Antarctica. Who's to Blame?Slate Magazine
One of the biggest icebergs in recorded history just broke loose from AntarcticaWashington Post
NPR –History –The Cryosphere –Project MIDAS
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One of the biggest icebergs in recorded history just broke loose from Antarctica – Washington Post

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Jul 122017
 

Reuters

One of the biggest icebergs in recorded history just broke loose from Antarctica
Washington Post
This story has been updated. Scientists announced Wednesday that a much anticipated break at the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica has occurred, unleashing a massive iceberg that is more than 2,200 square miles in area and weighs a trillion tons. In
Giant iceberg breaks off AntarcticaReuters
An iceberg the size of Delaware has broken off AntarcticaThe Verge
A 1 trillion-ton iceberg has broken off Antarctica, and scientists say it's one of the largest ever recordedMarkets Insider
Aljazeera.com –Seattle Times –Irish Times –The Cryosphere
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Yes, Britain Really Did Just Issue a Terror Warning for Antarctica – The Drive

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May 172017
 

The Drive

Yes, Britain Really Did Just Issue a Terror Warning for Antarctica
The Drive
For those who have probably never heard of it, this is a 660,000 square mile slice of Antarctica that the United Kingdom first claimed in 1908, which has two permanent research stations and an average population of around 250 people. Winter

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