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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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-06-02/three-poles-arctic-antarctic-and-hima
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-10-11/global-warming-means-more-antarctic-ice
State
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/013001/Spo_Marathon.html
Sports
My Turn: US icebreaking program - where have all the big thinkers gone?

...services 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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-08-30/my-turn-us-icebreaking-program-where-
Opinion
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121010/out_754228537.shtml
Outdoors
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041210/reg_605127661.shtml
Regional News
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-07-11/empire-editorial-polar-history-sent-s
Opinion
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.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061909/loc_452506059.shtml
In the Stacks: New chapter books

...she sets herself a new goal: to become a sled-pig. When she is selected to accompany a group of explorers heading to the Antarctic, she is beside herself with excitement. But the dogs she thinks are her teammates seem sad when Flora talks to them, and...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-24/stacks-new-chapter-books
Art
Watching the ice caps melt

...Wadhams and more than 100 of their scientific brethren are in Fairbanks this week to discuss the health of the Arctic and Antarctic ice caps during the International Symposium on Sea Ice and Its Interactions with the Ocean, Atmosphere and Biosphere. The...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062100/Loc_ice.html
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