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California Is Preparing for Extreme Weather. It’s Time to Plant Some Trees. – New York Times


New York Times

California Is Preparing for Extreme Weather. It's Time to Plant Some Trees.
New York Times
The state expects drier dry years and wetter wet ones in the decades ahead. That means projects to restore river habitats now serve another purpose: battling the coming floods. Matthew Garner is one of the California Conservation Corps workers

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Antarctica expeditions go on sale, starting at $5460 per person – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Antarctica expeditions go on sale, starting at $ 5460 per person
Los Angeles Times
If you want to explore Antarctica and see penguins and whales, Peregrine Adventures has a cruise for you — and cabins are on sale. The deal: You can go on the 11-day Photographer Series: Antarctic Explorer which will help you take great shots of

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Win for wildlife as krill fishing restricted in Antarctica – Times LIVE


Times LIVE

Win for wildlife as krill fishing restricted in Antarctica
Times LIVE
Five major krill fishing firms Tuesday agreed to halt operations across huge swathes of the Antarctic to help protect wildlife in a move hailed as "bold and progressive" by conservationists. The vast frozen continent is home to penguins, seals, whales

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UAE to tow icebergs from Antarctica for new project – Khaleej Times – Khaleej Times


Khaleej Times

UAE to tow icebergs from Antarctica for new project – Khaleej Times
Khaleej Times
The National Advisor Bureau Limited has announced the launch of the official UAE-Iceberg Project website to highlight the most significant stages of the project, …
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Antarctica’s ice is melting three times faster than we thought – Wired.co.uk


Wired.co.uk

Antarctica's ice is melting three times faster than we thought
Wired.co.uk
"We can see where the ice melting is happening, and it's in West Antarctica – and that tells us why it's happening, because we know that the ocean in West Antarctica is too warm," says professor Andrew Shepherd from Leeds University, who led the latest …
Antarctic ice melt is accelerating and has tripled in recent years …Business Insider
Upcoming research will buck the 'consensus' and show Antarctica is …Yellowhammer News
Full Fledged 5 Alarm Climate Emergency In AntarcticaCleanTechnica
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The fight to own Antarctica – Financial Times


Financial Times

The fight to own Antarctica
Financial Times
Antarctica is a continent with no government. The closest thing it has is a drab, 10-person office, with a small sign on its wooden door in Buenos Aires that reads “Secretariat of the Antarctic Treaty”. This is the group whose job it is to keep things

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Humpback Whale Baby Boom Near Antarctica [New York Times] – College of the Atlantic


College of the Atlantic

Humpback Whale Baby Boom Near Antarctica [New York Times]
College of the Atlantic
Whale researchers are concerned that this moment of health and easy access to food will be short-lived. Krill stock around Antarctica is being fished by some countries, and threatened by climate change. Additionally, reduction in sea ice endangers

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Cold comfort: Tourism in Antarctica is on the rise – Roanoke Times

Cold comfort: Tourism in Antarctica is on the rise
Roanoke Times
The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators, or IAATO, reported that 51,707 travelers visited the peninsula in the 2017-18 Antarctic season, an increase of 17 percent. The growth reflects an upward trend since the 2011-12 season. The

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Humpback Whale Baby Boom Near Antarctica – New York Times


New York Times

Humpback Whale Baby Boom Near Antarctica
New York Times
In a rare piece of good news for whales, humpbacks who live and breed in the southern oceans near Antarctica appear to be making a comeback, with females in recent years having a high pregnancy rate and giving birth to more calves. Humpback whales were

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Salem teacher will embark on expedition to Antarctica – Roanoke Times


Roanoke Times

Salem teacher will embark on expedition to Antarctica
Roanoke Times
The stack of books about Antarctica on Judith Painter's bedside table has been growing steadily since the Salem teacher learned she'd been chosen for a December expedition there. Painter, an eighth-grade geography teacher at Andrew Lewis Middle School

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