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The icy landscape of Antarctica is getting decidedly greener. By drilling down...
Scientists used moss bank cores - which are well preserved in Antarctica's...
You'd want to keep your balance if you were Harold Hamilton, a New Zealand...

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A Dubai firm's dream of towing icebergs from the Antarctic to the Arabian Peninsula could face some titanic obstacles. Where many see the crumbling polar ice caps as a distressing sign of global warming, Dubai's...
What they reveal is that the moss has been growing more and showing more microbial activity as the temperature increases, which means that if the temperatures in the area continue to warm, the Antarctic Peninsula is...
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Earlier this month, the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) announced its tourism figures for the 2016-2017 noting that most Antarctic visitors originate from the U.S., but China has now moved...
14, 2015 satellite image provided by NASA shows the shattered remains of a colossal iceberg known as B-15 on the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica . A Dubai firm's dream of towing icebergs from the Antarctic to the...
“The competition will give local students the opportunity to name the sophisticated new Antarctic resupply and research vessel which will shape the future of Australia's Antarctic Program. “Entries in the...
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As he migrates up the east coast of Australia from Antarctica to the warmer waters of Tropical North Queensland his distinctive all white colouring allows people to report sightings. Mr Heeney said said there is every...
Surely another few points that will be analysed are the environmental ramifications for Antarctica , and the issue of rights of who 'owns' the icebergs. Seven countries have territorial claims to Antarctica ,...
"The winning students will fly from Hobart to Australia's Wilkins Aerodrome where they will meet Antarctic scientists, as well as expeditioners living and working at nearby Casey research station,"...

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Uluru, Matilda, Emperor and the names of famous Antarctic explorers were among the names suggested, along with something a little more tongue-twisting with Acacia pycnantha – the scientific name for Australia's...
The Arctic is the fastest-warming place on our overheated planet, but so far, its polar opposite has managed to stay pretty cool. Why is Antarctica warming so slowly compared with the Arctic? The answer is complicated,...
A NEW cruise ship will be sailing the waters of the Southern Sea in the 2019-20 cruise season, when a vessel, purpose-built for Aurora Expeditions, cruises through its first season. The ship features an inverted-bow...
A Dubai firm's dream of towing icebergs from Australia's remote sub- Antarctic waters to the Arabian Peninsula could face titanic obstacles. The National Adviser Bureau Limited plans to harvest icebergs in the...
Ukrainian scientists will participate in the competitions of scientific projects funded by the Australian side, and share experience of Antarctic expeditions and effective management of the Antarctic stations....
Australia maintains three research stations on the Antarctic continent, and one subantarctic station on Macquarie Island. More than 300 scientists and support staff are employed in this vital effort. The researchers and...
Dragon skin ice sounds like something you'd encounter beyond The Wall in the Game of Thrones fantasy realm. But good news nerds, you can find this magical-sounding stuff right here on Earth — though you've...
Climate change around Antarctica can severely affect Australia's rainfall and even influence the distribution of wet and dry zones across southeast Asia, an international study has revealed. Chelsea Korpanty of The...
The Department of the Environment and Energy's Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) has launched a national schools competition to name its new icebreaker and is offering visits to Antarctica as the prize. Up to 12...
The successful entries will win the chance to participate in a round-trip flight from Hobart to Antarctica, landing at Australia's Wilkins Aerodrome to become the first children to set foot on the icy continent as...
The winning students will fly from Hobart to Australia's Wilkins Aerodrome where they will meet Antarctic scientists, as well as expeditioners living and working at ......
Winning a competition like this would be an unforgettable experience for a group of students and I'm sure we'd all love local students to win it,” Mr Hartsuyker ......
For over 25 years, Nella Dan served as a supply, expedition and research ship for the Danish interests in the northeast Greenland, as well as for French and Australian interests in the Antarctica . Nella Dan and her...
A 130km-long crack along Antarctica's Larsen C Ice Shelf has remained stable since February, but scientists have now detected a new branch, one that's extending about 10km from the main rift. It seems like only...
A slab of ice nearly twice the size of Rhode Island is breaking off of a massive Antarctic glacier, and new satellite images do not bode well for the block's survival. The giant ice block is part of the Larsen C ice...
The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) has announced its tourism figures for the 2016-2017 noting that most Antarctic visitors originate from the U.S., but China has moved up to second place...
If you're a slow TV buff, the webcam for Casey Station, one of Australia's three Antarctic research bases, makes for reasonably compelling viewing. Wind blows, and trucks make tracks in the snow. Ant-sized...
Located in Antarctica's McMurdo Dry Valleys, the falls pour forth from Taylor Glacier, and the liquid bubbles up from fissures in the glacier's surface. The flow was previously a mystery, as the mean temperature...
It's been 106 years since Australian geologist Griffith Taylor discovered the vivid red falls flowing from the glacier named after him, onto the icy Lake Bonney. It was originally thought to be caused by red algae,...
Antarctica is nearly twice the size of Australia and is the coldest, driest and windiest continent with 98 per cent of the land covered in ice. Gill travelled via Buenos Aires in Argentina, Tierra del Fuego and the...