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Polar wisdom

Many people dream of setting foot in Antarctica -- the wintry, isolated locale populated by penguins and seals -- but for someone who has been there twice, like Assoc Prof Suchana Chavanich, the..
Bangkok Post

Antarctica's biodiversity 'falling between the cracks'

The popular view that Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are in a much better environmental shape than the rest of the world has been debunked.
DNA Also reported by •newKerala.com

Videos for antarctica

News video: Antarctic researcher has close encounter with Killer Whale

Antarctic researcher has close encounter with Killer Whale 01:00

An amazing video has emerged of a researcher experiencing a close encounter with a killer whale in the Antarctica.
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News video: Stunning Scene in Antarctica

Stunning Scene in Antarctica 00:35

Meltwater creates massive 400-foot-wide waterfall on the Nansen Ice Shelf -- a stunning scene with perhaps worrisome consequences.
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News video: Great Grandson Of Legendary Explorer Makes History In Antarctica

Great Grandson Of Legendary Explorer Makes History In Antarctica 00:50

Patrick Bergel, the great grandson of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton, just made history.
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News video: There's a New Plastic-Filled Trash Patch in the Arctic Ocean

There's a New Plastic-Filled Trash Patch in the Arctic Ocean 01:11

Ocean currents are pulling plastics into a new garbage patch in Arctic waters.
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News video: AutoComplete: Tesla recalls 53K cars for parking brake issues

AutoComplete: Tesla recalls 53K cars for parking brake issues 01:29

Plus: Hyundai heads to Antarctica, and Lotus heads to the track.
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China draws digital 3D topographic map of Antarctic seabed

The map was made on the expedition in Antarctica using multi-beam sonar.
Zee News

Antarctica was once covered by lush subtropical forests, say scientists

According to scientists, nearly 300 million years ago, the frozen, inhospitable Antarctica was once covered by lush subtropical forests.
Zee News

Hyderabad man all set to embark on a journey to South Pole

CA Sunil Kumar is all set to travel to Antarctica's south pole in January 2018. Sunil is one among 10 members selected for an expedition from across the world by Robert Swan, the first person to have..

A telescope is about to capture the first ever picture of a black hole!

After all this time, we might finally get to witness the most crucial portrait in the universe – Black Hole. Beginning on April 5, scientists with the Event Horizon Telescope - eight radio..

Scientists put together massive telescope to deliver unprecedented view of black holes

Scientists and astronomers around the globe have been working on a joint project called the ‘Event Horizon Telescope’, aiming to be the first to ever capture an image of a black hole’s event..

Pollution, climate change affecting everyone: Rajnath

Pollution and climate change are adversely affecting people of all age groups and these are also going to have a serious impact in the future, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said..
Deccan Herald

Key Al Qaeda leader killed in US airstrike in Afghanistan

*Washington:* A senior Al Qaeda leader responsible for two major attacks in Pakistan was killed in a US counter-terrorism airstrike conducted last week in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said in a..

Do you know what led to mass extinction of Australian animals 35 million years ago? Scientists have a clue

This period of intense and rapid climate change occurred at the same time when Australia separated from Antarctica.
Zee News

Arctic, Antarctica sea ice sinks to record low this year

This winter, a combination of warmer-than-average temperatures, winds unfavourable to ice expansion, and a series of storms halted sea ice growth in the Arctic, the scientists said.
Zee News

Isro sends 4 teams to Antarctica

This year, four teams from ISRO—one team from Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad and one team each from the National Remote Sensing Centre, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun and the..

Antarctica home to millions more penguins than thought: study

A team of Australian, French and Japanese scientists used aerial and ground surveys, tagging and re-sighting data, and automated camera images over several breeding seasons.

Little girl overwhelmed with emotion she sees her father

little girl overwhelmed with emotion she sees her father
Cherry Mactavish's father had been working in Antarctica for four months but managed to return early to surprise his daughter at the school gates in Norwich, in what was an emotional reunion.
MailOnline India

Antarctica warming up; clocks highest temperatures on record, says UN report

Getting a better grip on how global warming might impact the world's largest ice mass is of more than academic interest.
Zee News

UN reports Antarctica's highest temperatures on record

The UN's World Meteorological Organisation published the highest temperatures on record in three Antarctic zones today, setting a benchmark for studying how climate change is affecting this crucial..

Antarctica hits record high temperature at balmy 17.5°C (63.5°F)

An Argentine research base near the northern tip of the Antarctic peninsula has set a heat record at a balmy 17.5 degrees Celsius (63.5° Fahrenheit), the U. N. weather agency said on Wednesday.
DNA Also reported by •Reuters India

The need to save seagrass meadows

*Every continent save Antarctica is ringed by vast stretches of seagrass, underwater prairies that together cover an area roughly equal to California. * Seagrass meadows, among the most endangered..
Deccan Herald

NASA&#039;s lost football-field-sized balloon recovered from Antarctica

The US space agency NASA's lost football-field-sized balloon with a telescope hanging beneath it has been recovered Antarctica from after a year of its flight.
Zee News

Zealandia could soon be Earth's newest continent

A hidden realm as big as the Indian subcontinent that is submerged under the Pacific Ocean deserves to be recognised as a new continent 'Zealandia', according to a new study released today. The 4.9..

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