Students invited to submit entries for Antarctic Art Contest

The Antarctic Art Contest is seeking entries that explore and interpret Antarctic research and science. The free contest will accept...scientists drilled from the center of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. Scientists are examining the ice core...
Antarctic sea ice growth does not negate climate change

In the blue half-light of the Antarctic autumn, a thin film spreads across the...size of the United States.This year, Antarctic sea ice has expanded its frigid reach...By the time spring punctures the long Antarctic night, 2014 stands a decent chance of...
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My Turn: Sailing Arctic Seas in the Oval Office

...arctic birds and wildlife concentrate, it could lead to ecosystem collapse.For these reasons, heavy fuel oil was banned in Antarctic waters in 2010. It should be kept out of Arctic waters, too.The Polar Code should also regulate ship "black carbon...
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: Thumbs up, thumbs down for Feb. 16, 2015

...Guard. On Saturday and Sunday, the Coast Guard icebreaker Polar Star came to the rescue of the Australian fishing vessel Antarctic Chieftain, which was trapped in pack ice near its namesake continent. The Polar Star broke the Chieftain free of ice, then...
Kachemak Bay tour: Science, sights

...observations, I felt like I had embarked on a great oceanographic expedition - even if it was to Peterson Bay and not the Antarctic Ocean.We didn't make any major discoveries, but we did learn about an issue of concern that scientists with the Kachemak...
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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...


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