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Scientists uncover 71 million year old dinosaur fossils during Antarctic expedition

ABC Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
A team of scientists from around the world has uncovered more than a tonne of fossils and dinosaur remains while on an extremely gruelling and frosty expedition to Antarctica. Fossils from the end of the age of dinosaurs, some of which were estimated ...
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Horizon: Ice Station Antarctica: why people want to live in the coldest place on Earth - review

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎15 hours ago‎
There's getting away from it all, and then there's visiting Halley VI Research Station in Antarctica - a set of colourful pods on a floating ice shelf in one of the planet's most remote locations.

Leave Your Coat on If You're Going to Mass in Antarctica

Aleteia EN - ‎8 hours ago‎
Finding a spot you can build something on, in Antarctica can be rough. Just consider 98 percent of the surface is just ice.

BUDGET 2016: Australia will spend billions building its strategic presence in oil-rich Antarctica

Business Insider Australia - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Australia is investing heavily in Antarctica, spending hundreds of millions of dollars on projects that will cement the nation's presence in the region which is expected to become an increasingly important strategic theatre.

'Hidden continent' found underneath Antarctica

Metro - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Scientists aren't about to declare the discovery of an eighth continent, but there's no doubt these are exciting times to study Antarctica. The latest bit of research comes from a subglacial lake that sits 800 metres beneath its western ice sheet.

Antarctica now the ultimate destination

Independent Online - ‎22 hours ago‎
Much of the buzz on Antarctica is coming from the luxury end of the cruise business, where the higher ticket prices meld better with the very-much-higher operating costs in a remote polar region where weather conditions are harsh and unpredictable.
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Review: Her Majesty's Prison: Norwich; Horizon: Ice Station Antarctica

The Times (subscription) - ‎13 hours ago‎
The latest in ITV and Wild Pictures' anthology of prison documentaries, Her Majesty's Prison: Norwich confronted us with an extraordinary statistic.
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Antarctica heats up for another reason: Tourists

Stuff.co.nz - ‎May 1, 2016‎
The number of people landing on Antarctica is poised to surpass its annual record of 46,000, stimulated in part by new travel options and a surge of Chinese adventurers.

Antarctica visitors increase 4.6% in 2015/16; IAATO celebrates 25th anniversary

MercoPress - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The total numbers of visitors travelling to Antarctica, with IAATO members, was 38,478, an increase of 4.6% compared to the previous season.

What it's REALLY like to be a tourist in Antarctica

Daily Mail - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Antarctica: the coldest, quietest and arguably the most magical place left on earth is a once in a lifetime travel destination for certain, but getting there is no smooth ride.
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Australia needs to strengthen its strategic interests in Antarctica

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The strategy talks about being a logistics collaborator of choice in east Antarctica. But it fails to acknowledge the importance of our search and rescue responsibilities.

Living in Antarctica: the coldest and most isolated part of the world

ABC Online - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
In 2013 weather observer Layla Watson had the opportunity to live and work in Antarctica at Australia's Davis Station. Ms Watson said she went through quite a lengthy selection process to be picked for the job.
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Secret lake underneath Antarctica may be home to prehistoric and UNDISCOVERED life

Express.co.uk - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
It is located on the eastern coast of Antarctica in Princess Elizabeth Land and is just 100km from the nearest research base - which is relatively short considering how massive the continent is - according to an announcement the team made at the ...

University of Northampton to host human endeavour in Antarctica and space

Northampton Herald and Post - ‎4 hours ago‎
The University of Northampton will be holding a one-day conference on June 10, which will bring together various expert speakers to talk about the human dimension of Antarctica and Space. The event will focus on the human dimension of these two ...

New Landscape Explored Beneath the Ice of Antarctica

The Epoch Times - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Millions of years ago, Antarctica had a tropical climate and was warm as California and Florida. Today, it is almost entirely covered by layers of thick ice, but a separate environment still remains underneath.

Antarctica: Up Close with The Ross Sea Party

Discover Magazine (blog) - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
(Join me now in the wintry darkness of Antarctica. Here at Dead Things, I'll occasionally share posts from my now inactive personal blog, Stories That Are True.

Antarctica Gets Hot for Another Reason: Tourists

Bloomberg - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The number of people landing on Antarctica is poised to surpass its annual record of 46,000, stimulated in part by new travel options and a surge of Chinese adventurers.
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Fate of Louisiana coast could be determined by Antarctica ice melt

The Lens - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Fail at that goal, and the result could be a sudden, dramatic melting of ice on Antarctica, adding another 3 feet to current predictions of 3.5 feet of sea-level rise by 2100 - an event that would swamp most of Louisiana's southern third, even with the ...

20-year strategy for Antarctica

PS News - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Announcing the Australian Antarctic Strategy and 20 Year Action Mr Turnbull said it was the most significant package of measures ever developed to build Australia's role as a leader in Antarctica. “Providing new operational funding and modernising the ...

Researchers say massive mystery lake may lie below the surface of Antarctica

AOL News - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Over the years, scientists and explorers have learned a great deal about the planet's landmasses, but many of them still hold surprises.
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