How Antarctica became home to a new kind of scientific diplomacy – The Guardian (blog)

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Jul 012017
 

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How Antarctica became home to a new kind of scientific diplomacy
The Guardian (blog)
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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Antarctica turning green as climate change takes hold, says scientific study – CNBC

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May 192017
 

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Antarctica turning green as climate change takes hold, says scientific study
CNBC
In people's minds, Antarctica may appear as a bleak white landscape but scientists claim the continent is turning green because of a warming in the climate. A team of British researchers have tested three separate sites and concluded that the quantity
Thanks to global warming, Antarctica is starting to turn greenThe Denver Post
Antarctica Is Going Green, And Not In A Good WayForbes
Climate change making Antarctica greenerNEWS.com.au
The Guardian –CBC.ca –Daily Maverick
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Yes, Some Extreme Weather Can Be Blamed on Climate Change – Scientific American

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Jan 042017
 

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Yes, Some Extreme Weather Can Be Blamed on Climate Change
Scientific American
Droughts, wildfires, heat waves, intense rainstorms—these are all extreme weather phenomena that occur naturally. But climate change is now increasing the frequency and magnitude of many of these events. Flooding in Paris and the Arctic heat wave are …

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Antarctica Ice Shelf is Breaking from the Inside Out – Scientific American

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Nov 292016
 

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Antarctica Ice Shelf is Breaking from the Inside Out
Scientific American
If Antarctica were not covered in ice, it would be a series of islands. That means much of the ice in the region is already under constant pressure from the ocean, as its movements dislodge the ice that covers the area between the land masses. Cracking
Key glacier in Antarctica is cracking from the inside outTreehugger
Massive Antarctica ice sheet is cracking due to warming oceansEngadget
Pine Island Glacier In West Antarctica Is Melting From Inside OutInternational Business Times
IFLScience –International Business Times UK –The Daily Galaxy (blog) –Wiley Online Library
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Antarctica’s Southern Ocean May No Longer Help Delay Global Warming – Scientific American

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Nov 162016
 

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Antarctica's Southern Ocean May No Longer Help Delay Global Warming
Scientific American
Although controversial when she encountered it back in 1994, this powerful upwelling is now recognized as a hallmark of the Southern Ocean, a mysterious beast that swirls around Antarctica, driven by the world's strongest sustained winds. The Southern …

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High-Level EPA Adviser Accused of Scientific Fraud in Methane Leak Research

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Jul 042016
 

It’s one of the highest-stakes debates in the battle over climate change policy action: How much methane is spewing from oil and gas sites nationwide, and what do we do as a result? If enough of the odorless, colorless methane gas leaks or is vented into …
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Extreme Weather May Raise Toxin Levels in Food, Scientists Warn – Scientific American

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Jun 022016
 

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Extreme Weather May Raise Toxin Levels in Food, Scientists Warn
Scientific American
NAIROBI, May 31 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – As they struggle to deal with more extreme weather, a range of food crops are generating more of chemical compounds that can cause health problems for people and livestock who eat them, scientists have …
Crops generating potential toxins to protect themselves from extreme weather: ReportNH Voice
Extreme weather conditions increase level of toxins in crops, warn scientistsDaily News & Analysis
Climate Change Could Raise Toxins in Food, Report Warns | The Weather ChannelThe Weather Channel
FoodManufacture.co.uk
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Antarctica Meltdown Could Double Sea Level Rise – Scientific American

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Mar 312016
 

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Antarctica Meltdown Could Double Sea Level Rise
Scientific American
A melting Antarctica alone could raise oceans by more than 3 feet by the end of the century if greenhouse gas emissions continued unabated, roughly doubling previous total sea-level rise estimates, according to new research. Scientists previously
The Danger of a Runaway AntarcticaNew York Times
Uh Oh: Antarctica Might Melt Much Faster Than We ThoughtSlate Magazine (blog)
These Maps Show What Washington Will Look Like When Antarctica MeltsWashingtonian.com
Christian Science Monitor –Climate Central
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Japan confirms whales killed during ‘scientific’ expedition to Antarctica – The Guardian

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Mar 242016
 

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Japan confirms whales killed during 'scientific' expedition to Antarctica
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A minke whale on the deck of a Japanese whaling ship in 2014. Japan confirmed more than 300 were captured over the summer, in defiance of a UN legal decision that ruled so-called scientific whaling in the Southern Ocean was a front for commercial hunts.
Japan Just Completed Its Whale Hunt in Antarctica — And It Killed a Lot of AnimalsVICE News
Whales killed during 'scientific' expedition to Antarctica: JapanBusiness Standard

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Scientific expedition to Antarctica will search for dinosaurs and more – Phys.Org

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Feb 012016
 

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Scientific expedition to Antarctica will search for dinosaurs and more
Phys.Org
An international team of researchers supported by the National Science Foundation will journey to Antarctica this month to search for evidence that the now-frozen continent may have been the starting point for some important species that roam the Earth …
Explorers to Search Antarctica for Dinosaur FossilsEnvironment News Service
VIDEO: Hunting for Antarctic…Australian Geographic (blog)

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