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78 Women Go to Antarctica to Spread Word About Climate Change

teleSUR English - ‎14 hours ago‎
The Antarctica trip, the culmination of the program, will last three weeks and was chosen for being the most vulnerable to global warming.

Cool chicks: Queensland women set to travel to Antarctica to promote gender equality in science

ABC Local - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Two north Queensland scientists will be making up for the lack of winter in Townsville by travelling to Antarctica in an epic voyage to study climate change and fight for gender equality in science.
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After warming quickly, part of Antarctica feels the chill

Buenos Aires Herald - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
The Antarctic Peninsula, among the fastest warming places on Earth last century, has since cooled due to natural swings in the local climate, scientists have noted, adding that the respite from the thaw is likely to be brief.

Mont Blanc ice cores will be sent to Antarctica to preserve climate record

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Samples of ice from Mont Blanc are to be sent to Antarctica where they will be preserved for future research because glaciers in the French Alps are melting at an accelerating rate.
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New marine invertebrate species in Weddell Sea, Antarctica ...

Science Daily - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
The cold waters in Weddell, in the Antarctic ocean, are the environment in which a new marine invertebrate species -- the nudibranchs Doto carinova -- has ...
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Antarctica: One of last century's fastest warming places is temporarily cooling, scientists find

ABC Online - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The Antarctic Peninsula, among the fastest warming places on Earth last century, has since cooled due to natural swings in the local climate, scientists say, but researchers have cautioned this does not imply warming of the planet has stopped.

Awe-Inspiring Beauty Awaits in Antarctica

Canada.com - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Let's talk about Antarctica. As far as I'm concerned, this is cruising's ultimate bucket-list destination. It's so far removed from your average Caribbean voyage that it almost a modern-day adventure in its own right, with midnight iceberg-spotting ...

Count seals in Antarctica from the comfort of your couch

UMN News - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Scientists are asking the public to look through thousands of satellite images of Antarctica to assist in the first-ever, comprehensive count of Weddell seals.
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Tourists will be able to fly Argentina to Antarctica from 2018

Stuff.co.nz - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Tourists will be able to fly from Argentina to Antarctica from 2018, on the first-ever regular commercial flights to the frozen continent.

The History Of Antarctica Is Actually A Really Fun Tale About Dinosaurs, Penguins, And Warm Weather

Gizmodo Australia - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Antarctica isn't exactly a place I want to know more about. I mean, it's cold, it's dark, and it's probably not meant for human life.

What lies beneath Antarctica's ice? Lakes, life and the grandest of canyons

The Conversation AU - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
One of these terra incognita is the land beneath Antarctica's ice sheets. Buried under kilometres of ice is a fascinating realm of canyons, waterways and lakes, which is only now being mapped in detail.

The shocking claim mystery skulls 'found in Antarctica could be from aliens'

Express.co.uk - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
It was seen as mind-blowing, not only because it was thought at the time Antarctica was first reached by humans, in 1820, hundreds of years after the suspected age of the skulls, but also because they were "elongated with giant craniums", leading some ...

Argentina plans tourist flights to Antarctica

Deutsche Welle - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Tourists will be able to fly from Argentina to Antarctica from 2018, on the first-ever regular commercial flights to the continent.

Eat, sleep, freeze, repeat: South Australian doctor swaps country practice for Antarctica

ABC Online - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Fancy a bare-skinned dip in an ice hole with the water temperature hovering around a bone-chilling -1.8 degrees? Such is midwinter entertainment at the Casey research station in Antarctica, where South Australian GP Dr Rachel Hawker has swapped ...

Antarctica: who actually owns it and what can you do there?

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Other countries with territorial claims over Antarctica include Britain, France, Norway, Argentina, Chile and New Zealand - with a large portion of this frozen landmass still unclaimed - but despite competing claims to Antarctica, the continent ...

The U wants your help counting seals in Antarctica | Minnesota ...

Minnesota Public Radio News - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Weddell seal The University of Minnesota wants help counting Weddell seals on Antarctica. Courtesy of Michelle LaRue ...

How Science Is Keeping Antarctica Ungoverned

Seeker - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Antarctica is the most unique of the seven continents for many reasons. Not only is the landscape breathtakingly beautiful and the year round temperature a consistent cold and colder, but Antarctica is also the only continent on earth that has no ...

Citizen Scientist Project Asks Public to Count Seals in Antarctica

KSTP.com - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Scientists with the University of Minnesota are asking the public to participate in a comprehensive count of Weddell seals by looking through thousands of satellite images of Antarctica. The citizen scientist project is called Satellites Over Seals and ...

Ice Age characters take advantage of new winter flights to Antarctica

Stuff.co.nz - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Antarctica New Zealand's 11-member winter team have been sharing Ice Age adventures with Sid the Sloth and Buck the Weasel.

A Floating Safari and Five Other Surprising Adventure Cruises

Bloomberg - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Sailings to Antarctica often begin and end in Ushuaia, off the coast of Argentina, but the yacht-focused cruise company Ponant is shaking things up with a 22-day itinerary that crosses the South Atlantic Ocean and winds up in Cape Town.
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