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  •  Silversea Expeditions explores the fascinating world of Shackelton
    Silversea Expeditions explores the world of Shackelton
    According to Wikipedia, Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, was a polar explorer who led three British expeditions to the Antarctic, and one of the principal figures of the period known as theHeroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.]His first experience of...
  • Antarctica
    Antarctic glaciers are melting much faster than originally thought
    A troubling new study has many scientists fretting over the state of Antarctica’s glaciers. A group of large glaciers on the southern end of the Antarctic Peninsula that were thought to be stable have in fact been melting rapidly since 2009....
  • Antarctica Sea Ice
    IPCC author: Antarctica's abrupt glacial melting 'greatly overestimated'
    Researchers from the University of Bristol (UOB) announced Thursday that glaciers in the Antarctic peninsula are starting to thaw much faster than expected, dumping millions of gallons of freshwater into the oceans, which they blame on global...
  • Mawson Station
    Record Antarctic sea ice causing serious problems for scientists
    Rob Wooding, the operations manager of the Australian Antarctic Division, told the media on Monday that growing sea ice around Antarctica is creating 'serious problems' for scientists studying the continent. Mawson Station, the longest...
  • Blood Falls and Taylor Glacier, Antarctica
    Discovery of salty aquifer beneath Antarctica may have implications for Mars
    Scientists have discovered a vast network of salty aquifers beneath the surface of Antarctica, thanks to an airborne imaging system used there for the first time, it was announced on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. The finding may have interesting...
  • Remembering the greats of the golden age of exploration
    'Alone On The Ice' reawakens an overlooked and epic bit of history
    One would be hard-pressed in our twenty-first century world to find a region of the globe that has yet to be explored, measured, and mapped. As recently as one hundred years ago, though, in the golden age of exploration, the South Pole—and...
  • Antarctica hottest day recorded at 63.5 degrees F, sign of climate change?
    Antarctica hottest day recorded at 63.5 degrees F, sign of climate change?
    Antarctica recorded its hottest day ever with a record 63.5 degrees Fahrenheit last Tuesday, WXEdge.com reported Tuesday. Scientists say that they believe that the 63 degree temp may have been the warmest ever recorded on the continent. That would...
  • Antarctica Hottest Day
    Antarctica: Hottest day ever recorded, brings climate debate to balmy forefront
    Antarctica’s hottest day? This week, it was colder in San Francisco, Washington D.C., Seattle and Chicago than it was in Antarctica – the geographic South Pole. Despite the fact that 98 percent of Antarctica’s surface is covered...
  • Did Antarctica really have its warmest day on record?
    Did Antarctica really have its warmest day on record?
    According to an article published today by United Press International (UPI), Antarctica had its warmest day on record, and they attribute it wholly to global warming. Except the temperatures measured may be more indicative of Argentina, not...
  • Strange new sealife discovered beneath Antarctica groundline
    Strange new sealife discovered beneath Antarctica groundline
    While scientists continue to look for signs of life on other planets, researchers continue to be amazed by the discovery of new species here on earth, especially those that dwell in seemingly impossible habitats. These include newly discovered...
  • 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...
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