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Widespread snowmelt in West Antarctica during unusually warm summer

widespread snowmelt in west antarctica during unusually warm summer
Columbus OH (SPX) Jun 22, 2017 An area of West Antarctica more than twice the size of California partially melted in 2016 when warm winds forced by an especially strong El Nino blew over the..
Terra Daily

Scientists rescue samples of melting Bolivian glacier for posterity

ILLIMANI MOUNTAIN, Bolivia (Reuters) - A team of international scientists are transporting samples of ice from a melting glacier in Bolivia to Antarctica, for study and preservation before the glacier..
Reuters India Also reported by •DNA

Videos for antarctica

News video: Scientists Rescue History From Melting Glaciers

Scientists Rescue History From Melting Glaciers 01:13

The “Ice Memory” expedition had researchers climb over 20,000 feet to collect 75 samples.
Source: Vocativ - Affiliate -

News video: Scientists rescue Bolivian glacier samples for study

Scientists rescue Bolivian glacier samples for study 01:33

A team of international scientists are transporting samples of ice from a melting glacier in the Andes so they can study them before the glacier disappears due to global warming.
Source: Light News Video Online -

News video: Expeditioners plunge into icy sea to celebrate winter solstice in Antarctica

Expeditioners plunge into icy sea to celebrate winter solstice in Antarctica 00:47

Australian expeditioners brave freezing waters in observance of winter solstice in Antarctica.
Source: Reuters - Viral Video -

News video: Winter solstice celebrated in Antarctica

Winter solstice celebrated in Antarctica 00:47

Australian expeditioners brave freezing waters in observance of winter solstice in Antarctica.
Source: Reuters - Viral Video -

 

Giant iceberg like "niggling tooth" set to crack off Antarctica

OSLO (Reuters) - One of the biggest icebergs on record is like a "niggling tooth" about to snap off Antarctica and will be an extra hazard for ships around the frozen continent as it breaks up,..
Reuters India Also reported by •DNA

Telenor Maritime and SES Networks Provide High-speed Connectivity to Silversea Cruise Ships

telenor maritime and ses networks provide high-speed connectivity to silversea cruise ships
*Business Wire India*SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that Telenor Maritime has signed a multi-year agreement to provide high-speed broadband access to Silversea’s luxurious..
Business Wire India

India re-nominates Bhandari for another term as ICJ judge

India has re-nominated Justice Dalveer Bhandari as its candidate for another term as judge at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the UN. Bhandari, 69, was..
Deccan Herald

UK explorer's 118-year-old painting found in Antarctica

A 118-year-old watercolour painting of a dead bird by a celebrated British explorer has been discovered inside a hut in Antarctica, researchers said today.
DNA

Scientists discover dinosaur-era mushroom fossil

Scientists have discovered a rare 115-million-year-old mushroom fossil that sprouted during the era of the dinosaurs, the oldest such specimen found by far. The two-inch (five-centimeter) fungus,..
DNA

Antarctica's response to a warming world

A tangle of tubes, cables, and actuators - MeBo looks as though it could morph at any moment into one of those Transformer robots from the movies. The 10-tonne machine is in fact a seabed drilling..
Deccan Herald

Massive Antarctica iceberg at brink of breaking off

The rift tip is now within 13 kilometres of breaking all the way through to the ice front.
DNA Also reported by •Zee News

DNA Morning Must Reads: Trump pulls out of Paris climate deal, 'Baywatch' review, Virender Sehwag applies to BCCI, and more

-1. Trump pulls out of Paris climate deal; UN says India, China already showing strong leadership- President Donald Trump on Thursday withdrew the US from the landmark Paris climate accord which he..
DNA

Delaware-sized iceberg on verge of split from Antarctic shelf

A Delaware-sized iceberg is very close to splitting off from one of the largest ice shelves in Antarctica, scientists say, after a fast-growing crack stretched to within 8 miles (13 kilometers) of the..
DNA

China to step up investments for research in Antarctica

China which is planning to build its fifth science station in the resource-rich Antarctica will step up investments in research at world's coldest continent.
DNA

China says no mining in its immediate plans for Antarctica

China plans to expand its scientific research in Antarctica in coming years amid worries over the area's susceptibility to climate change, but has no immediate plans to mine or develop natural..
DNA

Russian UFO hunter claims satellite pictures show a 1,900ft alien spaceship crash landed in Antarctica ‘millions of years ago’

Valentin Degteryov from Nizhny Tagil claimed the object was a UFO wreckage Google Earth images show unusual shape in planet’s most southerly continent He shared a video of his findings online, which..
Fab Newz

Antarctica is on the verge of turning green, thanks to climate change!

The scientists analysed data for the last 150 years, and found clear evidence of “changepoints” — points in time after which biological activity clearly increased — in the past half century.
Zee News

How Antarctica's potential collapse might affect the world

Recent computer forecasts suggest that if greenhouse emissions continue at a high level, parts of Antarctica could break up rapidly, causing the sea to rise 6 feet or more by the end of this century.
IndiaTimes

Climate change is turning Antarctica green

Plant life on Antarctica is growing rapidly due to climate change.A team including scientists from the University of Exeter in the UK has found a sharp increase in biological activity on the continent..
All India Radio

Antarctica 'greening' due to climate change: study

Plant life on Antarctica is growing rapidly due to climate change, according to a new study that found a sharp increase in biological activity on the continent in the last 50 years.
DNA

It's getting hotter: New study shows massive increase in moss growth in Antarctic Peninsula

For the naysayers who don’t believe climate change exists, here’s a reality check: Antarctica’s landscape is transforming from white to green, as plant life on the continent grows like never..
DNA

Strong tremors strike North Antarctica

A strong quake of magnitude 6.8 struck north of Antarctica.The US Geological Survey said the quake's epicenter was 98 kilometre northeast of Visokoi Island, part of the South Sandwich Islands..
All India Radio


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