Three Poles: The Arctic, Antarctic and Himalayas connection

...eyes."- Marcel ProustThe Arctic, the Antarctic, and the Hindu Kush-Himalayas/Tibetan...the Himalayan snow leopard, and the Antarctic emperor penguin; face similar ecological...basin surrounded by continents, the Antarctic is a continent surrounded by ocean...
Global warming means more Antarctic ice

...the South Pole has been gaining it. Antarctic sea ice hit a record 7.51 million square...Climate change skeptics have seized on the Antarctic ice to argue that the globe isn't warming...patterns and the giant ozone hole over the Antarctic this time of year - both related to human...
Juneau runner wins Antarctic Marathon

Juneau's Hiram Henry has finally won the Antarctic Marathon. Henry, who finished second last year, completed...School, has a reputation as one of the fastest runners on the Antarctic Continent. He's faced some challenges this year though...
Empire editorial: Polar history sent to the scrap yard

A piece of Arctic and Antarctic history was scrapped on July 2 in Brownsville, Texas, a sad end for a noble ship that pioneered modern exploration and observation...
My Turn: US icebreaking program - where have all the big thinkers gone? critical for U.S. science in the Antarctic. Actually, what Erb negotiated was...Since 2005, NSF outsourced U.S. Antarctic missions to the Russian icebreaker Krasin...example, global compliance with the 1959 Antarctic Treaty was successful in no small part...
Travel to Ushuaia, Argentina and the Arntarctic Peninsula with latest Travelogue

...will present a Travelogue on "Ushuaia, Argentina and the Antarctic Peninsula" at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 14 at the...time in Ushuaia, Argentina and a nine-day cruise to the Antarctic Peninsula. Ushuaia looks much like many places in Alaska...
Explorer to give talk on climate change

JUNEAU - Arctic and Antarctic explorer Will Steger will be in Juneau today to talk about the impacts of climate change in Alaska. Steger was the first to make...
Regional News
Photo: Arctic turning

...the ground around Mendenhall Lake. Some areas of the glacier trails are closed due to these birds nesting on the ground. Arctic Terns migrate 12,000 miles from the Arctic to the Antarctic and back. Somearrive in Juneau around April.
Alaska Science Forum: The last intact ecosystem on Earth

...the pristine Southern Ocean by the late Antarctic fish biologist Bruce Sidell of the counter. Also known by the name Antarctic toothfish, the cod-like fish can weigh...the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources, approved industrial...
Alaska Science Forum: Earth's coldest spot is not in Alaska

...The cold spot intrigues Scambos because it makes him wonder if there's a physical limit to how cold Earth can get. The Antarctic cold spots are just off Dome A at about 15,000 feet elevation. The coldest air forms when already chilled air slides down...


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