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How a teenage stowaway made it to Antarctica 90 years ago – The Verge


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How a teenage stowaway made it to Antarctica 90 years ago
The Verge
She stumbled upon several news articles referring to a certain Polish stowaway kid who attended the church. “I basically stopped my writing,” Shapiro tells The Verge. “I just had that spidey sense that this might be the book.” Through newspaper clips

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East Antarctica’s biggest glacier lost ice because of warm water and … – The Verge


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East Antarctica's biggest glacier lost ice because of warm water and …
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Totten Glacier is 'sort of the canary in the coal mine'
Wind Is Driving Rapid Melting in Antarctica's Biggest Glacier | WIREDWIRED
Antarctica's Winds Increasing Risk of Sea Level Rise from Massive Totten GlacierInsideClimate News
Wind may be driving the melting of East Antarctica's largest glacierScience News
Inverse –Phys.Org –HuffPost UK –Science Advances
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Extreme weather has already cost the US $350 billion — and climate change is going to add to the bill – The Verge


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Extreme weather has already cost the US $ 350 billion — and climate change is going to add to the bill
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Extreme weather events like hurricanes and wildfires have already cost the US more than $ 350 billion over the last decade, and climate change is only going to make things worse, according to a new government report released today. The study by the …
Extreme Weather, Climate Change Costing Taxpayers Billions …NBCNews.com
Extreme Weather Has Cost US Taxpayers $ 350 BillionDaily Beast
Severe weather has cost the US government $ 350 billion since 2007 — and climate change could make it much worseBusiness Insider
The Weather Channel –Los Angeles Times –MIT Technology Review –New York Times
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An iceberg four times the size of Manhattan broke off a glacier in … – The Verge


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An iceberg four times the size of Manhattan broke off a glacier in …
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The last big chunk of ice calved off the area in 2015.
Antarctica just lost another huge chunk of ice 4X the size of Manhattan — and that could be just the beginningBusiness Insider
Yet Another Giant Iceberg Has Broken Free From Antarctica – GizmodoGizmodo
Colossal iceberg that dwarfs Manhattan just broke free in AntarcticaBGR
Chicago Tribune –SlashGear
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Fires, heat waves, and hurricanes: why this summer’s extreme weather is here to stay – The Verge


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Fires, heat waves, and hurricanes: why this summer's extreme weather is here to stay
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Extreme weather events become more extreme, and climate change is “'loading the dice' toward more extreme floods, heat waves, droughts and hurricanes,” says Michael Mann, a climatologist and director of the Earth System Science Center at Pennsylvania …
On Eastern Standard – Weather Extremes & Climate Change: Is There a Connection?WEKU
You might think that living through a hurricane will change people's minds about global warming. Not so much.Washington Post
Democrats hold their fire on climate changePolitico
The Independent –WFYI –Allentown Morning Call
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Antarctica is home to considerably more volcanoes than previously thought – The Verge


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Antarctica is home to considerably more volcanoes than previously thought
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Antarctica's ice sheet hides a massive system of volcanoes, one that is comparable to volcanic regions in East Africa and western North America, according to a new study, which found 91 previously undiscovered volcanoes, some over 12,600 feet tall.
Volcano range discovered underneath AntarcticaStuff.co.nz
Study finds massive volcano range hidden in Antarctica's iceEngadget
Antarctica declared world's most volcanic region as 91 new cones found beneath iceThe Register
The Indian Express –The Independent –Daily Mail –Wikipedia
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One of the largest icebergs ever is about to break off Antarctica – The Verge


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One of the largest icebergs ever is about to break off Antarctica
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One of the largest icebergs ever recorded — 2,500 square miles, about the size of Delaware — is about to break off Antarctica, according to the European Space Agency. The iceberg could speed up the break-off of other ice chunks, eventually eating
A trillion-ton iceberg the size of Delaware is about to break off AntarcticaWashington Post
Giant 'Delaware-size' iceberg set to break off AntarcticaFox News
Iceberg bigger than Galway set to break off in AntarcticaRTE.ie
Daily Mail –Newsweek –SlashGear –ESA
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Unusual weather in Antarctica leads to rain and a Texas-sized melt – The Verge


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Unusual weather in Antarctica leads to rain and a Texas-sized melt
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An area larger than the state of Texas in West Antarctica melted to an unusual degree last year, with pools of the meltwater remaining on the surface for as long as 15 days. That's trouble, since meltwater can accelerate the thawing already occurring
Scientists stunned by Antarctic rainfall and a melt area bigger than TexasWashington Post
Researchers Document Widespread Melting on Antarctica's Huge Ross Ice ShelfYale Environment 360
Scientists report large-scale surface melting event in Antarctica during 2015-16 El NiñoPhys.Org
fox5sandiego.com –InsideClimate News –EurekAlert (press release)
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The Women’s March movement is taking place on every continent … – The Verge


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The Women's March movement is taking place on every continent …
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Today, millions of women across the world are taking part in the Women's March movement, to "send a bold message to our new government on their first day in …
Now Antarctica joins protests against Trump as group of eco warriors wave signs reading 'Penguins for Peace'Mirror.co.uk
Women's March reaches one of the most remote places on earth – AntarcticaThe Sydney Morning Herald
This group joined the Women's March from Antarctica | PBS NewsHourPBS NewsHour
Huffington Post –BuzzFeed News –The Hill (blog) –The Independent
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Near Death is a tense, fantastic game about surviving Antarctica – The Verge


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Near Death is a tense, fantastic game about surviving Antarctica
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Near Death, a first-person survival game released this summer, is easiest to describe in terms of the things it's not. Taking place in an abandoned Antarctic research base in the 1980s, Near Death shares a setting with John Carpenter's The Thing — but

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