Visitors flock to Antarctica – Times LIVE

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May 032017
 

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Visitors flock to Antarctica
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The International Association of Antarctic Tour Operators released its 2016-2017 tourism figures yesterday. The total number of visitors to Antarctica with association members was 44367, an increase of 15% on the previous year. Most travel to the
Antarctica a hotspot for Chinese touristsChina.org.cn

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Go Under the Ice With the Team Behind the VR Film ‘Antarctica’ – New York Times

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Apr 152017
 

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Go Under the Ice With the Team Behind the VR Film 'Antarctica'
New York Times
At 6 p.m. on Friday, April 28, at the Newseum in Washington, Times Insider will host a screening of “Antarctica,” The Times's latest virtual reality film. There to discuss the film will be a panel of Times journalists — Jonathan Corum, Evan Grothjan

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Belgian researchers on mission off the coast of Antarctica – The Brussels Times

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Apr 102017
 

Belgian researchers on mission off the coast of Antarctica
The Brussels Times
Six researchers from the Free University of Brussels (FUB) and the University of Liège (ULg) left Christchurch, New Zealand on Monday to start the "Pipers" mission (Polynias, Ice Production and Seasonal Evolution in the Ross Sea) off the coast of

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Checking off my seventh continent: A half-price voyage to Antarctica – Bucks County Courier Times

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Mar 262017
 

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Checking off my seventh continent: A half-price voyage to Antarctica
Bucks County Courier Times
"I'm looking for someone to join me in Antarctica. The ship leaves from the tip of Argentina in six weeks, and it's half price. Wanna come?" You bet. Here was a $ 6,897 chance to hit my final continent and its jaw-dropping environs, with most flights

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Severe Weather Preparedness and Flood Awareness Week Begins March 19 – Washington Times Herald

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Mar 152017
 

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Severe Weather Preparedness and Flood Awareness Week Begins March 19
Washington Times Herald
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security is encouraging Hoosiers to plan ahead for extreme weather as part of Severe Weather Preparedness and Flood Awareness Week, March 19-25. “The arrival of spring in Indiana means an increased threat for …
When sirens sound, will you know what to do?Perry County Tribune (registration)

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Wetlands shield us from extreme weather – Delmarva Daily Times

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Feb 042017
 

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Wetlands shield us from extreme weather
Delmarva Daily Times
Most Americans know Feb. 2 as Groundhog Day, but for some, it is a day to celebrate and raise awareness of the value of wetlands. World Wetlands Day marks the anniversary of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance.

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California’s extreme weather slammed Monterey Bay — and this town’s iconic ship was among the victims – Los Angeles Times

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Feb 012017
 

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California's extreme weather slammed Monterey Bay — and this town's iconic ship was among the victims
Los Angeles Times
The typical signs of a recent storm dotted this quaint coastal village. Near an elementary school, concrete barriers blocked a flooded road. Across town, a creaking excavator whined near the beach, filling a massive sinkhole. Farther down, soggy

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Review: In ‘Antarctica: Ice and Sky,’ a Scientist’s Life Work – The New … – New York Times

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Jan 202017
 

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Review: In 'Antarctica: Ice and Sky,' a Scientist's Life Work – The New …
New York Times
After more than 60 years exploring the bottom of the world, Claude Lorius is a student of snow, a decoder of ice and a voice on climate change.
'Antarctica: Ice and Sky': More like 'March of the Glaciologist' – LA …Los Angeles Times

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Antarctica poised to lose massive chunk of ice – The Straits Times

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Jan 122017
 

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Antarctica poised to lose massive chunk of ice
The Straits Times
This means the floating ice shelf, which is nearly as big as Scotland and the fourth-largest of its kind in Antarctica, is poised to break off a piece about 5,000 sq km in size, or over 10 per cent of its total area. An ice island the size of a small
You can literally bet on when a massive iceberg will break off AntarcticaUSA TODAY
A Massive Iceberg Is Set to Break Away From AntarcticaNew York Magazine
Scientists Watch Growing Antarctic Crack But Aren't Alarmed | Sci …Sci-Tech Today
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