News For Antarctica


Emperor Penguins Always Wear Warm Coats - Atlas Obscura

Emperor Penguins Always Wear Warm Coats  Atlas Obscura

How do animals survive in harsh environments? This week, we're celebrating some extreme desert-dwellers. Previously: the worm lizard that beats the heat by ...

Google 4/24/2019 1:20:17 PM

Shipbuilder Named to Build Coast Guard’s New Icebreaker - Military.com

Shipbuilder Named to Build Coast Guard’s New Icebreaker  Military.com

A vessel built by VT Halter Marine will be first new heavy icebreaker in 41 years.

Google 4/24/2019 12:00:00 PM

Glaciers Account for More Sea Level Rise Than Previously Thought - GlacierHub

Glaciers Account for More Sea Level Rise Than Previously Thought  GlacierHub

A new study says glaciers lost more than 9000 billion tons of ice since 1961, contributing to 27 millimeters of sea level rise—18 percent more than past ...

Google 4/24/2019 12:00:00 PM

Antarctica: the final frontier for marine biological invasions? - Business Weekly

Antarctica: the final frontier for marine biological invasions?  Business Weekly

A new study looking at the implications of increased shipping activity and the impact on Antarctic marine biodiversity is published this week in the journal Global ...

Google 4/24/2019 11:54:00 AM

Simon Cowell slammed by eco-activists for using Antarctica to promote Barclaycard - Metro.co.uk

Simon Cowell slammed by eco-activists for using Antarctica to promote Barclaycard  Metro.co.uk

Simon was seen in the joke ad running a Britain's Got Talent style competition in Antarctica for Barclays to promote a new repayment calculator.

Google 4/24/2019 9:59:00 AM

NY Air National Guard unit starts annual Greenland mission - Times Union

NY Air National Guard unit starts annual Greenland mission  Times Union

SCOTIA, N.Y. (AP) — A New York Air National Guard unit has begun its annual mission to support scientists doing climate research in Greenland. National ...

Google 4/24/2019 8:48:00 AM

Assistant professor speaks about her 123 days in Antarctica - The Daily Toreador

Assistant professor speaks about her 123 days in Antarctica  The Daily Toreador

The Texas Tech's Climate Science Center hosted a 'Science By the Glass' lecture at Local Bar and Grill. Natasja van Gestel, assistant professor in the ...

Google 4/24/2019 3:16:00 AM

Why don't airlines fly commercial routes over Antarctica? Plan for Perth-Buenos Aires non-stop - Traveller

Why don't airlines fly commercial routes over Antarctica? Plan for Perth-Buenos Aires non-stop  Traveller

While some airlines fly over the Arctic for shorter routes, no one flies over the Antarctic. At least, not yet.

Google 4/24/2019 2:36:00 AM

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