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  • World Leaders Speak At UN Climate Summit
    The mystery of why the Antarctic is melting
    A new study was published in the journal Science reveals an increasing rate of mass loss to the glaciers in Antarctica, according to National Geographic on Thursday. The glaciers of Amundsen Sea Embayment in West Antarctic are losing a record...
  • Sea Ice Antarctica
    Sea ice in the Antarctic reaches record highs while Arctic continues to melt
    Sea ice in Antarctica has been expanding rapidly, and no one is quite sure why. Scientists have been recording the levels of sea ice in the southern continent since 1979, and according to NASA, 2014 has set the record with ice extending 7.78...
  • Gravity, demonstrated by a satellite
    Climate change is now affecting gravity
    Could climate change now be affecting gravity? According to a report released by the European Space Agency, yes. IFLScience reported the findings today. The results were recorded between 2009 and 2012.Climate change, which is a real fact whether...
  • Scientists Hope To Grow Salad In Space
    Antarctica has a sub glacial garden
    Scientists have known about liquid water beneath the Antarctic ice for over forty years. Yesterday, Nature Journal released a report from the compilation of research that concludes there is a sub glacial aqueous environment in the Antarctic. The...
  • Walking with the Wounded
    Antarctica ice controversy
    The Antarctica ice controversy continues among researchers and scientists. Satellite data suggests that Antarctica ice is actually expanding. However, scientists claim the Antarctica ice expansion may be due to an error in the calibration of...
  • Scientists use pictures of poop to determine Adelie penguin population
    Scientists use pictures of poop to determine Adelie penguin population
    A recent survey has shown that there are now approximately 53% more Adelie penguins living in Antarctica that previously thought. Although scientists had feared their decline after noting that the birds seemed to be disappearing from the Antarctic...
  • Pine Island Glacier
    Iceberg six times the size of Manhattan has broken off from Antarctica
    An iceberg about six times the size of Manhattan, known as B31, separated from Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier on November 13, 2013, and is now being monitored by scientists. NASA geologist Kelly Brunt said the iceberg covers about 255...
  • Iceberg twice size of Atlanta: GPS tracks runaway B31, a sign of global warming?
    Iceberg twice size of Atlanta: GPS tracks ‘runaway’ iceberg B31, global warming?
    The iceberg twice the size of Atlanta has been named B31 and is estimated to be 500 meters thick. The U.S.National Ice Center (NIC)reported that iceberg B31 is twice the size of Atlanta or about siz times the size of Manhattan. According to NASA,...
  • Air New Zealand and Antarctica
    Air New Zealand goes 'on assignment' in Antarctica
    Air New Zealand isn't only one of the best airlines in the world, they also are concerned about the environment and climate issues.Their newly released video talks about their global search, search "No ordinary place, No ordinary...
  • What lies underneath Antarctica? A hole bigger than the Grand Canyon
    What lies underneath Antarctica? A hole bigger than the Grand Canyon
    According to the National Monitor on Wednesday, scientists from Newcastle University discovered a trench beneath the ice in Antarctica and, well, it isn’t small.In fact, according to British Scientists who did the study, this canyon of a...
  • Sir Hubert Wilkins explored Antarctica.
    Person of Interest: Sir Hubert Wilkins
    Sir Hubert Wilkins was an Australian explorer, pilot, photographer and geographer who gained fame for his documentation of the Arctic and Antarctic regions.Hubert Wilkins was born in Hallett, South Australia, on October 31, 1888. His parents were...
  • Antarctica is so cold that researchers are the only people who go there!
    Facts about Antarctica
    Antarctica, the “South Pole,” is the southernmost continent on Earth and it is also the coldest place on the planet! Meaning “opposite to the north” in Greek, Antarctica is at the bottom of planet earth. Surrounded by the...
  • The Russian climate change research vessel Akadmik Shokalskiy is seen stuck in ice near Antarctica.
    U.S. Coast Guard deployed to rescue global warming expedition and its rescuers
    A Russian research ship stuck in expanding Antarctic ice and a Chinese ice breaker sent to help have put out calls for further assistance and the U.S. Coast Guard is responding. The Akadmik Shokalskiy became stuck in the ice on December 24....
  • MV Akademik Shokalskiy
    Report: Media largely ignores global warming mission of ship stuck in ice
    On Thursday, a group of climate change scientists were rescued from a ship stuck in ice in the Antarctic. But Newsbusters' Mike Ciandella saidthat nearly 98 percent of reports from the so-called "mainstream media" failed to mention...
  • Stuck at Sea:  All Passengers Rescued from Akademik Shokalskiy Ship Stuck in Antarctica Ice
    Rescue at sea: Passengers rescued from ship stuck in Antarctica ice
    While millions of people were celebrating the holidays in a warm and comfy environment with friends and loved ones, a group of scientists, journalists and tourists spent the holidays stuck at sea. After various rescue attempts, all 52 passengers...