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Hot News from the Antarctic Underground

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 12:10pm MDT

Illustration of flowing water under the Antarctic ice sheet. Blue dots indicate lakes, lines show rivers. Marie Byrd Land is part of the bulging “elbow” leading to the Antarctic Peninsula, left center.

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NASA Study: Mass Gains of Antarctic Ice Sheet Greater than Losses

Thursday, July 28th, 2016 6:23pm MDT

Interesting. NASA study conflicts directly with much of the climate change narrative about ice in Antarctica. From NASA: A new NASA study says that an increase in Antarctic snow accumulation that began 10,000 years ago is currently adding enough ice to the continent to outweigh the increased losses from its thinning glaciers. The research challenges […]

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Antarctic researchers stranded after icebreaker vessel runs aground

Thursday, February 25th, 2016 6:51am MDT

Sydney (dpa) – More than 30 researchers were stranded in the Antarctic on Thursday after an Australian ship scheduled to pick them up ran aground in a blizzard. The Aurora Australis icebreaker ran aground in a Wednesday storm and suffered a breach in its hull, Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) said. The scientists waiting to be […]

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U.S. Coast Guard deployed to rescue global warming expedition and its rescuers

Sunday, January 5th, 2014 8:01am MDT

A Russian research ship stuck in expanding Antarctic ice and a Chinese ice breaker sent to help have put out calls for further assistance and the U.S. Coast Guard is responding. The Akadmik Shokalskiy became stuck in the ice on December 24. Tourists, scientists and journalists were on board the Russian ship conducting global warming […]

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Arctic sea ice reaches lowest extent on record while Antarctic ice grows

Thursday, September 20th, 2012 10:23am MDT

Scientists announced yesterday that Arctic sea ice had completed its summer melt and in the end reached the lowest extent since satellite measurements began. At the other end of the globe Antarctica was seeing the exact opposite as the ice at the South Pole grows to record levels.┬áRead the rest of this story on Examiner.com. […]

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Satellites capture images of Antarctica ice shelf breaking apart from Japanese tsunami

Sunday, August 14th, 2011 4:59pm MDT

Nearly 8,000 miles away the power of the tsunami caused by the March 11, 2011 Tohoku earthquake was felt in a resounding fashion. New satellite imagery released by NASA shows 50 square miles of ice from the Sulzberger Ice Shelf on the coast of Antarctica being broken off due to the waves. Scientists have speculated […]

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