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Google 24/05/2018 17:36:22

Who owns Antarctica? - Financial Times


Financial Times

Who owns Antarctica?
Financial Times
Antarctica contains vast untapped natural resources. But it is governed only by a treaty system and faces growing geopolitical challenges, say Leslie Hook and Benedict Mander. Many interested parties would like to exploit its riches. How can the ...

Google 24/05/2018 17:27:00

An Unbroken, Million-Year-Old Core of Ice Has Been Found Lurking Under Antarctica - ScienceAlert


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An Unbroken, Million-Year-Old Core of Ice Has Been Found Lurking Under Antarctica
ScienceAlert
... date of the oldest ice core record, to better understand what drives natural climate changes," says polar geologist Laura Kehrl from the University of Washington, who with fellow researchers has been investigating the icy depths under Antarctica's ...
A promising target in the quest for a 1-million-year-old Antarctic ice coreHeritageDaily
What will become of our planet if will melt all the glaciers. Photowww.MICEtimes.asia (press release)

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Google 24/05/2018 13:35:04

On a data expedition to Antarctica - Data Economy


Data Economy

On a data expedition to Antarctica
Data Economy
“As the official Data Partner for the 2041 Foundation, Commvault is leveraging its data protection software to receive, index, store, and distribute the historically significant information, video, photographs and scientific data captured in Antarctica ...

Google 24/05/2018 12:39:44

The fight to own Antarctica - Financial Times


Financial Times

The fight to own Antarctica
Financial Times
Antarctica is a continent with no government. The closest thing it has is a drab, 10-person office, with a small sign on its wooden door in Buenos Aires that reads “Secretariat of the Antarctic Treaty”. This is the group whose job it is to keep things ...

Google 24/05/2018 04:36:31

How a trip to Antarctica became a real-life experiment in decision-making - The Conversation AU


The Conversation AU

How a trip to Antarctica became a real-life experiment in decision-making
The Conversation AU
Should we detour into rough open ocean to reach the target site, or abandon plans to visit Rothera Research Station and settle instead for a few days of exploring Antarctica's calmer, protected waters? This is the story of “Rothera-gate”, a leadership ...

Google 23/05/2018 19:57:00

Seals can be scientists, too - Quartz


Quartz

Seals can be scientists, too
Quartz
Who says the best researchers have to be human? A team of scientists recently published the first in-depth paper (paywall) on a deepwater current surrounding west Antarctica, known as the Circumpolar Deep Water (CDW). And to help them with the actual ...

Google 23/05/2018 16:42:50

Antarctica - the world's last great wilderness - Aljazeera.com


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Antarctica - the world's last great wilderness
Aljazeera.com
And that applies especially to one of the remotest regions on Earth - Antarctica. The Antarctic Ocean is one of the world's last great wildernesses, home to spectacular biodiversity from killer whales to starfish. But a warming climate and an ever ...

Google 22/05/2018 15:02:54

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