Shocking animation reveals the ‘concerning’ moment giant iceberg four times the size of Manhattan breaks up in West … – Daily Mail

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Dec 022017
 

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Shocking animation reveals the 'concerning' moment giant iceberg four times the size of Manhattan breaks up in West …
Daily Mail
A stunning new animation has revealed the journey of an iceberg four times the size of Manhattan that broke off the West Antarctic ice shelf in September. Satellite images show behaviour that is 'both interesting and of concern,' as the 100-square-mile
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Ontario researcher joins annual NASA-funded Antarctica meteorite search – Times Colonist

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Nov 252017
 

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Ontario researcher joins annual NASA-funded Antarctica meteorite search
Times Colonist
Canadian physicist Scott VanBommel is shown in this undated handout image. Bommel is heading to Antarctica on a NASA-funded expedition to collect meteorites in what experts say is one of the best environments for finding space debris. THE CANADIAN …

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Bird Flu Is Spreading in Asia, Experts (Quietly) Warn – New York Times

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Nov 182017
 

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Bird Flu Is Spreading in Asia, Experts (Quietly) Warn
New York Times
While trying to avoid alarmism, global health agencies are steadily ratcheting up concern about bird flu in Asia. Bird viruses that can infect humans — particularly those of the H7N9 strain — continue to spread to new cities there. Since October 2016

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In Antarctica, Two Crucial Glaciers Accelerate Toward the Sea – New York Times

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Oct 272017
 

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In Antarctica, Two Crucial Glaciers Accelerate Toward the Sea
New York Times
Just as a river collects water that drains from a specific area, Antarctica's glaciers collect ice from parts of the great ice sheets that cover the continent. The amount of ice that could flow into the Pine Island glacier and then into the sea would

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China to expand its presence in Antarctica – The Straits Times

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Oct 262017
 

China to expand its presence in Antarctica
The Straits Times
BEIJING • China has pledged in its first White Paper on its activities in Antarctica that it will expand scientific research and exploration of the mineral-rich continent. But China has no immediate plans to mine or extract natural resources that could

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Journeying far to feel free in Antarctica – The Straits Times

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Oct 222017
 

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Journeying far to feel free in Antarctica
The Straits Times
My first morning in Antarctica, I awaken to a scene of sunrise-tinged icebergs. On the horizon, humpback whales are languorously moving dots in the pure ice-flecked water. Here at the end of the world, where our 100-passenger expedition ship Hebridean …

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How to Navigate Extreme Weather on a Trip – New York Times

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Oct 062017
 

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How to Navigate Extreme Weather on a Trip
New York Times
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma are recent examples of how extreme weather can lead to endless flight cancellations and delays. Now, with the snowstorm season fast approaching, the threat of inclement weather disrupting the most well-laid travel plans …

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Century-old photos chronicle a survival saga in Antarctica at Bowers Museum exhibit – Los Angeles Times

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Oct 062017
 

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Century-old photos chronicle a survival saga in Antarctica at Bowers Museum exhibit
Los Angeles Times
The Bowers is the first venue in the U.S. to host the exhibition, which runs until Jan. 28. “Endurance” tells the story of Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton and his crew of 27, who were attempting to be the first to cross Antarctica. Frank Hurley, a

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It’s a white, wild, wonderful world: Explore Antarctica with Lee Siew … – The Straits Times

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Oct 032017
 

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It's a white, wild, wonderful world: Explore Antarctica with Lee Siew …
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"It is like another planet, or the closest we will get to one," says travel writer Lee Siew Hua who went on a 12-day voyage to the crystal continent on the small, …

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It’s a white, wild, wonderful world: Explore Antarctica with Lee Siew Hua – The Straits Times

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Oct 012017
 

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It's a white, wild, wonderful world: Explore Antarctica with Lee Siew Hua
The Straits Times
On a frozen summer's day in Antarctica, as we cruise among icebergs under a lustrous sky, a playful minke whale appears. Its immense head rears up alongside each of our seven inflatable Zodiac boats, inspecting the elated travellers from afar. Minkes

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