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Extreme Weather Is Turning the Arctic Brown, Signaling Ecosystem’s Inability to Adapt to Climate Change – Smithsonian


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Extreme Weather Is Turning the Arctic Brown, Signaling Ecosystem's Inability to Adapt to Climate Change
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The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the global average, triggering extreme weather events that threaten to transform the icy tundra into a desolate landscape of dead vegetation. But the consequences of this phenomenon, known as “Arctic browning
The Arctic is turning brown due to extreme weather and meltingEarth.com
Extreme weather turning Arctic brown, may impact climate change: StudyKashmir Reader
Extreme weather 'turning the Arctic brown' by killing off plant lifeThe London Economic

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Russian Researcher Charged With Attempted Murder In Antarctica – Smithsonian


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Russian Researcher Charged With Attempted Murder In Antarctica
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A researcher at Russia's Bellinghausen Station on King George Island in Antarctica attacked a colleague earlier this month and has now been charged with attempted murder, according to The Guardian. The attacker was Sergey Savitsky and the victim is
A Researcher in Antarctica Has Been Arrested For Stabbing a Colleague, Reports SayScienceAlert
An Attempted Murder at a Research Station Shows How Crimes Are Prosecuted in AntarcticaMotherboard
Russian researcher stabs colleague in Antarctica: reportDaily Press

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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
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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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Earthquakes Rumble Under East Antarctica Much More Frequently … – Smithsonian


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Earthquakes Rumble Under East Antarctica Much More Frequently …
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For many years, scientists thought there was something strange about East Antarctica. This section of the continent is known as a shield or craton, a very old and …
An Unexplored Area of Antarctica is Full of Constant EarthquakesOuter Places
East Antarctica Presents More Seismic Activity Than Previously EstimatedCanadian Homesteading

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Antarctica’s Waters May Soon Harbor a Boom of Baby Humpback … – Smithsonian


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Antarctica's Waters May Soon Harbor a Boom of Baby Humpback …
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During the late 19th to the early 20th centuries, the whaling industry reduced the population of humpback whales across the globe to near extinction. But now, the large mammals known for their haunting songs may be bouncing back in some places
TODAYonline | Humpback whale baby boom near AntarcticaTODAYonline
Humpback whale populations are on the rise in Antarctica | Big ThinkBig Think (blog)
Stunning close encounter with humpback whales [Video]Yahoo News UK

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Scientists Find Record 2.7-Million-Year-Old Ice Core in Antarctica … – Smithsonian


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Scientists Find Record 2.7-Million-Year-Old Ice Core in Antarctica …
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Back in 2010, a group of scientists drilling in Antarctica pulled up a one-million-year-old chunk of ice. At the time, it was the oldest ice core ever discovered.
Volcanoes Under Antarctica Found By Scientists, Climate Change Could Trigger EruptionGears Of Biz
Antarctica researchers find 2.7-million-year-old ice coreDeathRattleSports.com

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Does Climate Change Cause Extreme Weather Events? – Smithsonian


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Does Climate Change Cause Extreme Weather Events?
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The difficulty of isolating a culprit behind extreme weather is a similar to the diagnostic challenge that medical doctors face, says Noah Diffenbaugh, an earth system scientist at Stanford University. Just because one patient recovers from cancer

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Who Owns Antarctica’s Pristine Oceans? – Smithsonian


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Who Owns Antarctica's Pristine Oceans?
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Last October, 24 countries agreed to establish the world's largest world's biggest protected marine area: the Ross Sea in Antarctica. Sometimes referred to as “the last ocean,” this cold, barren, and seemingly inhospitable region is actually one of the

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Space Rock Hunters Are About to Invade Antarctica – Smithsonian

Space Rock Hunters Are About to Invade Antarctica
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After 35 trips helping scientists traverse the blue ice fields of Antarctica, mountain guide John Schutt has seen it all. “One time we had a tent catch on fire,” says Schutt. “The person ignored our protocols, and he filled his stove inside the tent

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King Crabs Are About to Take Over Antarctica – Smithsonian


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King Crabs Are About to Take Over Antarctica
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Global warming is doing a number on sea life around the world, say scientists, and it turns out that Antarctica is no exception. In a new paper, Florida Institute of Technology biologists reveal that warming waters off the Antarctic coast are making
How climate change is making Antarctica royally crabby (+video)Christian Science Monitor
Next up from climate change: Shell-crushing crabs invading AntarcticaWashington Post
King Crabs Are Invading Antarctica, Thanks to Warming OceansNewsweek
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