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Mass die-off of Antarctic penguin chicks alarms researchers - CBS News

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:58

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Mass die-off of Antarctic penguin chicks alarms researchers
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BERLIN -- Almost the entire cohort of chicks from an Adelie penguin colony in the eastern Antarctic was wiped out by starvation last summer in what scientists say is only the second such incident in over 40 years. Researchers said Sunday the mass die ...
Penguins starving to death is a sign that something's very wrong in the Antarcticgulfnews.com
Penguin catastrophe leaves thousands of chicks dead with only two survivorsWQAD.com
France and Australia Renew East Antarctica Sanctuary EffortSputnik International

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Antarctic-raised salmon gets Seafood Watch's middle score ... - Undercurrent News

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 09:39

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Antarctic-raised salmon gets Seafood Watch's middle score ...
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Nova Austral says Sixty South, the Antarctic-raised salmon it debuted earlier this year at the Boston Seafood Expo, has been identified by the Monterey Bay ...

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Mass die-off of Antarctic penguin chicks alarms researchers - USA TODAY

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:05

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Mass die-off of Antarctic penguin chicks alarms researchers
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BERLIN - Almost the entire cohort of chicks from an Adelie penguin colony in the eastern Antarctic was wiped out by starvation last summer in what scientists say is only the second such incident in over 40 years. Researchers said Sunday the mass die ...
Scientists sound alarm over ANTARCTIC penguin chick deathsGears Of Biz
Penguin catastrophe leaves thousands of chicks dead with only two survivorsQ13 FOX
Thousands of Penguin Chicks Starved to Dead In East AntarcticaTheInertia.com

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East Antarctic marine park hopes build after seven years on table - ABC Online

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 00:52

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East Antarctic marine park hopes build after seven years on table
ABC Online
There is renewed hope parts of East Antarctica will be declared marine protected areas, more than seven years after the proposal was first developed. The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) will again discuss ...
Scientists call for giant new marine sanctuary in AntarcticaDaily Mail

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Mysterious upside-down canyon revealed on underside of Antarctic ice - NEWS.com.au

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 22:23

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Mysterious upside-down canyon revealed on underside of Antarctic ice
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Mysterious upside-down canyon revealed on underside of Antarctic ice. A MYSTERIOUS world of upside-down canyons have been discovered on the underside of Antarctica's ice shelves and it could be bad news. Matthew Dunn@mattydunn11.

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Antarctic penguin chick die-off alarms researchers - ABC News

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 13:32

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Antarctic penguin chick die-off alarms researchers
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Almost the entire cohort of chicks from an Adelie penguin colony in the eastern Antarctic was wiped out by starvation last summer in what scientists say is only the second such incident in over 40 years. Researchers said Sunday the mass die-off ...
In the Antarctic it killed almost all the Chicks of penguinsGears Of Biz

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Warm weather and wet snow may have doomed Scott of the Antarctic - Cosmos (blog)

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 08:15

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Warm weather and wet snow may have doomed Scott of the Antarctic
Cosmos (blog)
A new model that allows scientists to reconstruct Antarctic weather from more than 100 years ago has revealed atmospheric conditions over the southern continent unlike anything seen in modern times. These conditions may have played a major role in the ...

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Giant Hole Reopens In Antarctic Ice For The First Time In 40 Years - 5newsonline.com

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 16:52

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Giant Hole Reopens In Antarctic Ice For The First Time In 40 Years
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Giant Hole Reopens In Antarctic Ice For The First Time In 40 Years. Posted 4:52 pm, October 14, 2017, by CBS News. Share this: Facebook · Twitter · Google · Pinterest · LinkedIn · Email. Aerial view of the polynya in the Southern Ocean. Jan Lieser, ACE ...
Return of 'ocean chimney' the size of Tasmania puzzles Antarctic ...The Sydney Morning Herald
'Massive hole reopens in Antarctic sea ice'The Hindu

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Return of 'ocean chimney' the size of Tasmania puzzles Antarctic scientists - The Sydney Morning Herald

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 11:33

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Return of 'ocean chimney' the size of Tasmania puzzles Antarctic scientists
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A rare hole the size of Tasmania has opened up in the sea ice off Antarctica, enthralling scientists keen to understand its cause and the possible role of climate change in its formation. Known as the Weddell Sea or Maud Rise Polynya, the ice-free zone ...
Giant Hole Reopens In Antarctic Ice For The First Time In 40 Years5newsonline.com
'Massive hole reopens in Antarctic sea ice'The Hindu
Massive Hole Appears In Antarctic Ice and Scientists Aren't Sure WhyGears Of Biz
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Return of 'ocean chimney' puzzles Antarctic scientists - Ballarat Courier

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 02:20

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Return of 'ocean chimney' puzzles Antarctic scientists
Ballarat Courier
The polynya, too, is a reminder of the dynamic nature of Antarctic sea ice. Unlike the Arctic - an ocean fringed by land - Antarctica is a continent surrounded by ocean. While Arctic ice can be contained by land, winds in the far south can spread the ...

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All but two penguin chicks die in Antarctic colony - ABC Local

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 19:57

All but two penguin chicks die in Antarctic colony
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The conservation group WWF is calling for a new marine protected area in East Antarctica, after a colony of Adelie penguins in East Antarctica failed to keep their chicks alive. More sea ice is being blamed for the event that left the penguins spending ...

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All but two penguin chicks die in Antarctic colony - ABC Online

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 19:57

All but two penguin chicks die in Antarctic colony
ABC Online
The conservation group WWF is calling for a new marine protected area in East Antarctica, after a colony of Adelie penguins in East Antarctica failed to keep their chicks alive. More sea ice is being blamed for the event that left the penguins spending ...

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Penguins die in 'catastrophic' Antarctic breeding season - Radio New Zealand

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 18:50

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Penguins die in 'catastrophic' Antarctic breeding season
Radio New Zealand
WWF says a ban on krill fishing in the area would eliminate their competition and help to secure the survival of Antarctic species, including the Adelie penguins. The conservation organisation has been supporting research with French scientists in the ...
Penguins starving to death is a sign that something's very wrong in the AntarcticThe Guardian
Just two penguin chicks from colony of 36000 survive catastrophic Antarctic breeding seasonTelegraph.co.uk
Only Two Penguin Chicks Survive in Catastrophic Antarctic Breeding SeasonEcoWatch
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Brisbane marathon man plans 'World's Biggest Dinner' before embarking on Antarctic odyssey - ABC Local

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 17:29

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Brisbane marathon man plans 'World's Biggest Dinner' before embarking on Antarctic odyssey
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Breaking a sweat on a run in Queensland is easy work for Carlo Tonini, but doing it in the Antarctic is a whole lot harder. The Brisbane man is gearing up for the run of his life in the form of the Ice Marathon in Antarctica.

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Giant hole reopens in Antarctic ice for the first time in 40 years - CBS News

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 16:50

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Giant hole reopens in Antarctic ice for the first time in 40 years
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A giant hole almost the size of the state of Maine has opened up in Antarctica's winter sea ice cover, leaving scientists with a handful of unanswered questions. The hole, known as a polynya, was discovered about a month ago in Antarctica's Weddell Sea ...
A mysterious hole larger than the Netherlands has opened in the middle of Antarctic iceQuartz
A hole bigger than New Brunswick has opened up in Antarctic ice packCBC.ca
Mystery of the massive hole nearly the size of Maine that has opened up in the sea ice around AntarcticaDaily Mail
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Antarctic Farm Could One Day Journey to Mars - HowStuffWorks

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 16:26

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Antarctic Farm Could One Day Journey to Mars
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But starting in January 2018, researchers at the German Antarctic research station, Neumayer III, will begin growing not only tomatoes but also lettuces, herbs, peppers, cucumbers, swiss chard, radishes and even strawberries inside a climate-controlled ...

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Understanding a Changing West Antarctic Peninsula - Eos

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 11:50

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Understanding a Changing West Antarctic Peninsula
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The R/V Laurence M. Gould casts its shadow on an iceberg along the West Antarctic Peninsula. This research vessel is deployed every January as part of the Palmer Long Term Ecological Research project to collect data and samples for a wide range of ...

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A hole larger than Maine has opened in the Antarctic sea ice - VICE News

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 08:42

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A hole larger than Maine has opened in the Antarctic sea ice
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Donald Trump may be a world of chaos all by himself, but the world beyond Trump is changing in dramatic ways, often with little notice. We'd like to tell you about it and we're keeping track of these global changes, from the incremental to the ...

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Penguins starving to death is a sign that something's very wrong in the Antarctic - The Guardian

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 08:38

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Penguins starving to death is a sign that something's very wrong in the Antarctic
The Guardian
The awful news that all but two penguin chicks have starved to death out of a colony of almost 40,000 birds is a grim illustration of the enormous pressure Antarctic wildlife is under. The causes of this devastating event are complex, from a changing ...
Just two penguin chicks from colony of 36000 survive catastrophic Antarctic breeding seasonTelegraph.co.uk
Penguins die in 'catastrophic' Antarctic breeding seasonBBC News
Only Two Penguin Chicks Survive in Catastrophic Antarctic Breeding SeasonEcoWatch
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Portsmouth's Diana joins Antarctic mission to save sites of famed explorers - The News

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 08:14

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Portsmouth's Diana joins Antarctic mission to save sites of famed explorers
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The 36-year-old, who is the senior conservator working on HMS Victory in Portsmouth's Historic Dockyard, will spend six weeks on Ross Island with the New Zealand-based Antarctic Heritage Trust (NZAHT) as the group's first-ever conservation ambassador.

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