South Pole mission: Meet the all-female team set to cross the Antarctic unaided - Daily Star

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South Pole mission: Meet the all-female team set to cross the Antarctic unaided
Daily Star
But these aren't even the toughest challenges facing the Ice Maidens – the first all-female team set to make history by crossing the Antarctic unaided. As well as the hostile minus-50 temperatures they will be using only their own muscle strength to ...

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Arctic sea ice dips to record low for winter - Arizona Daily Sun

Arctic News - 9 hours 56 min ago

Arizona Daily Sun

Arctic sea ice dips to record low for winter
Arizona Daily Sun
In this image provided by the National Snow and Ice Data Center and NASA, shows how low sea ice levels were in the Arctic this winter, alarming climate scientists. During the winter, Arctic sea ice grew to 5.57 million square miles (14.42 million ...
The Arctic sets record for low levels of sea iceHutchinson News
Winter stands out (and not in a good way): Arctic sea ice sets record-low peaks for third yearSalon
Arctic, Antarctic clock record lows in sea ice extent. We're in 'uncharted territory' scientist saysDaily Kos
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Photos Reveal More Than 200 Bright Blue Arctic Lakes Have Started Bubbling With Methane Gas - ScienceAlert

Arctic News - 14 hours 59 min ago

Photos Reveal More Than 200 Bright Blue Arctic Lakes Have Started Bubbling With Methane Gas
ScienceAlert
Satellite images have revealed more than 200 strange, bright blue lakes in Russia's Arctic regions that are bubbling "like jacuzzis" as a result of leaking methane gas. The lakes are a type of thermokarst lake, which form when thawing permafrost causes ...

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Antarctic Charter Flights Gives Sky Gazers Unique View of Aurora Australis - Yahoo News

Antarctic News - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 20:46

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Antarctic Charter Flights Gives Sky Gazers Unique View of Aurora Australis
Yahoo News
Astronomers and nature photographers were treated to a stunning view of Aurora Australis, also known as the southern lights, on an eight-hour charter flight from New Zealand on March 23-24. The 150 passengers were aboard an Air New Zealand Boeing ...
Southern lights seen on subantarctic flightOtago Daily Times
A round trip flight for just the view: The Southern LightsWATE 6 On Your Side
This will make you GREEN with envy! Passenger captures mesmerising footage of the Southern Lights from a plane ...Daily Mail
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Arctic, Antarctic clock record lows in sea ice extent. We're in 'uncharted territory' scientist says - Daily Kos

Antarctic News - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 20:02

Daily Kos

Arctic, Antarctic clock record lows in sea ice extent. We're in 'uncharted territory' scientist says
Daily Kos
“There's a lot of year-to-year variability in both Arctic and Antarctic sea ice, but overall, until last year, the trends in the Antarctic for every single month were toward more sea ice,” said Claire Parkinson, a senior sea ice researcher at Goddard ...
Sea ice sets record lows at both ends of EarthMLive.com
Record sea ice decline in the Arctic and Antarctic – WWF CommentSurfbirds News (blog)
Sea ice hits new record low at both polesSin Chew Jit Poh
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US, other nations gather to work on Arctic issues - The Boston Globe

Arctic News - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 17:16

WorkBoat (blog)

US, other nations gather to work on Arctic issues
The Boston Globe
The Arctic Coast Guard Forum was established in 2015 to deal with increased shipping traffic through the Arctic and how coast guards should best respond to disasters. The United States, Canada, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Denmark, and Russia are ...
Arctic Coast Guard Forum prepares for joint operationsWorkBoat (blog)
US, Russia Join 6 Arctic States in Pact to Cooperate in Maritime EmergenciesSputnik International

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Antti Autti at Home in the Arctic Circle - Transworld Snowboarding

Arctic News - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 16:00

Transworld Snowboarding

Antti Autti at Home in the Arctic Circle
Transworld Snowboarding
This season, our crew is filming a documentary called Arctic Lights. It's about my personal growth and about seeking the new options at The Arctic Circle. Our plan is to film nearby, chasing the arctic light. This time we're not traveling to Japan or ...

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Arctic Coast Guard Forum prepares for joint operations | WorkBoat - WorkBoat (blog)

Arctic News - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 15:25

WorkBoat (blog)

Arctic Coast Guard Forum prepares for joint operations | WorkBoat
WorkBoat (blog)
Coast guard leaders from the world's eight Arctic nations signed a joint statement for cooperation on emergency maritime response in the high northern seas.
Arctic Coast Guard Forum Agrees Protocols - The Maritime ExecutiveThe Maritime Executive
US, Russia Join 6 Arctic States in Pact to Cooperate in Maritime ...Sputnik International
Coast Guard Joins Arctic Stakeholders in Historic ForumSEAPOWER Magazine Online

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A Surfing Addiction: Trekking Through the Arctic - TheInertia.com

Arctic News - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 14:01

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A Surfing Addiction: Trekking Through the Arctic
TheInertia.com
Surfers do funny things for waves. We ruin friendships, ruin relationships, ditch work, ditch school, ditch responsibilities, risk hypothermia, risk drowning, etc. All for a few perfect waves, as David Rensin put it. In the last few years, more and ...

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Oil Companies Cool on Arctic Drilling. Trump Wants It Anyway. - Foreign Policy

Arctic News - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 13:58

Foreign Policy

Oil Companies Cool on Arctic Drilling. Trump Wants It Anyway.
Foreign Policy
In recent weeks, Trump and his new Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, with some Senate allies, have reportedly begun exploring ways to open the U.S. Arctic to new oil and gas drilling projects. It's part of the president's so-called America First Energy ...

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Iceberg settles into Domain as Auckland Museum gets Antarctic - Newshub

Antarctic News - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 13:14

Iceberg settles into Domain as Auckland Museum gets Antarctic
Newshub
A massive Antarctic iceberg - creaking, groaning and all - has been brought to Auckland Museum as part of an art display. Joseph Michael's Antarctica - while you were sleeping piece took four years to create, and sees the Everest iceberg projected and ...

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Sea ice sets record lows at both ends of Earth - MLive.com

Antarctic News - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 12:11

MLive.com

Sea ice sets record lows at both ends of Earth
MLive.com
This year the Antarctic sea ice reduced to 286,000 square miles, setting a new record low ice amount in the Antarctic summer. This beats a record set back in 1997. This low ice amount in the Antarctic this year changes course from the past two years.
Arctic sea ice reaches record low for third year in a rowRedOrbit
Global Warming: Terrifying Facts About The Rapid Melting Of Sea IceUniversity Herald

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The least sea ice ever - Quartz

Arctic News - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:21

Quartz

The least sea ice ever
Quartz
It's the end of the Arctic winter and there's less sea ice than ever before—ice the size of three Californias is missing. The Arctic is a big sea surrounded by land: Russia on one side and Canada, the US and Greenland on the other. In summer, in the ...
Arctic sea ice levels hit another record lowColumbus Journal
ICE BLOG: Arctic sea ice: is the minimum maximum the new normal ...Deutsche Welle (blog)
Arctic sea ice reaches record low for third year in a rowRedOrbit
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Rabies ecology in a changing Arctic, an Alaskan example. - BMC Blogs Network (blog)

Arctic News - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:02

BMC Blogs Network (blog)

Rabies ecology in a changing Arctic, an Alaskan example.
BMC Blogs Network (blog)
Rabies virus is dependent on host ecology and presents a significant public health threat throughout the world, including the Arctic and Subarctic where it is maintained by the arctic fox and possibly the red fox. In Alaska it is limited to the coastal ...

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Belarus to create DNA bank of antarctic animals - Belarus News (BelTA)

Antarctic News - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 10:24

Belarus News (BelTA)

Belarus to create DNA bank of antarctic animals
Belarus News (BelTA)
MINSK, 24 March (BelTA) – Belarus will create a DNA bank of antarctic animals, BelTA learned from Vladislav Myamin, senior research fellow with the Center for Bioresources at the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB), who participated in the ...

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Limerick Legend Has The Absolute Craic In The Antarctic - TodayFM

Antarctic News - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 09:32

TodayFM

Limerick Legend Has The Absolute Craic In The Antarctic
TodayFM
For the average people taking a trip to the Antarctic seems pretty impossible, but one Limerick plumber got to do just that - and he got paid for it! When searching around online for jobs Gerard Ryan came across an advertisement for an Engineer on the ...

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Arctic blasts force Icelandic football match to be abandoned ... eventually – video - The Guardian

Arctic News - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 06:38

The Guardian

Arctic blasts force Icelandic football match to be abandoned ... eventually – video
The Guardian
An Icelandic League Cup match between Breiðablik and Fram is abandoned on Thursday when extreme weather forces the referee to stop the match after 70 minutes of play. Footage posted to social media shows players huddling for warmth on the bench, ...

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Deep-sea dump: Trash is collecting on the Arctic seafloor - Science News for Students (blog)

Arctic News - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 06:18

Science News for Students (blog)

Deep-sea dump: Trash is collecting on the Arctic seafloor
Science News for Students (blog)
That trash has even shown up in the remote Arctic Ocean. Now a study shows there is also trash deep down on the Arctic seafloor. Though few people live nearby, researchers found plastic bags, shards of glass and fishing nets. And the litter problem is ...

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Satellite shows Antarctic sea ice area diminished to record low - Asahi Shimbun

Antarctic News - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 01:35

Asahi Shimbun

Satellite shows Antarctic sea ice area diminished to record low
Asahi Shimbun
Photo/Illutration The white represents areas where there is sea ice around Antarctica in this image taken March 1. The orange line indicates the average area covered by sea ice in the first decade from 2000 around the same time of the year. (Provided ...

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Arctic sea ice dips to lowest number ever for winter - WYFF Greenville

Arctic News - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 00:32

WYFF Greenville

Arctic sea ice dips to lowest number ever for winter
WYFF Greenville
The extent of floating ice in the Arctic hit a new low for winter: 5.57 million square miles (14.42 million square kilometers). That's about 35,000 square miles (97,000 square kilometers) — an area about the size of Maine — below 2015's record. Last ...
The Arctic, Antarctic poles just set a terrifying new record for low levels of sea iceUSA TODAY
Arctic Sea Ice Sets Record-Low Peak for Third YearScientific American
Record low sea ice in the Arctic and AntarcticFOX19
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