"Antarctic Peninsula" News

Antarctica, the desolate southernmost continent boasting the coldest climate on Earth, usually brings to mind visions of ice, snow and penguins.

But..
4 days ago • Huffington Post

Plant life on Antarctica is growing rapidly due to climate change, scientists have found.

Few plants live on the continent, but scientists studying..
1 week ago • Eurasia Review

One of the coldest areas in the world is getting greener, and researchers say it’s because of global warming. Researchers from the University of Exeter in..
1 week ago • VOA News

Antarctica is becoming more green, and less snowy, as the climate continues to change. Moss and plants have been growing more quickly in the last 50 years on the..
1 week ago • Raw Story

Currently, plant life is 0.3%, but if this continues, scientists expect an icy continent to have plenty of greenery in the next 100 years
1 week ago • DNA

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In 2013, researchers studying mosses and microbes growing at the southern end of the Antarctic Peninsula documented unprecedented ecological change over the last..
1 week ago • Eurasia Review

Watch VideoAntarctica is "going green" — but not in a good way.

The continent is one of the most rapidly warming regions on Earth. Annual..
1 week ago • Newsy
In 2013, researchers studying mosses and microbes growing at the southern end of the Antarctic Peninsula documented unprecedented ecological change over the last..
1 week ago • Science Daily

Leeds UK (SPX) May 04, 2017

Glacier flow at the southern Antarctic Peninsula has increased since the 1990s, but a new study has found the change to be..
3 weeks ago • Space Daily
Paris (ESA) May 04, 2017

Over two decades of observations by five radar satellites show the acceleration of ice loss of 30 glaciers in Western Palmer..
3 weeks ago • Terra Daily
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· *A crack in Larsen C, one of Antarctica's largest ice shelves,** could shed 10% of the shelf — a block of ice that's twice the size of Rhode..
3 weeks ago • Business Insider
A big crack on the Antarctic ice shelf has now developed a second branch which has been steadily widening, scientists have revealed based on satellite..
on May 3, 2017 • DNA

Widening cracks in Larsen B, an ice shelf on the Antarctic peninsula, could be a warning sign that it's about to break away from the continent.
on May 3, 2017 • Independent

Scientists have observed a new rift in Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf that could soon lead to the calving of one of the biggest icebergs on..
on May 3, 2017 • Huffington Post

Today Oceanites released the inaugural “State Of Antarctic Penguins 2017” (SOAP) report for World Penguin Day. The findings indicate at least two species of..
on April 25, 2017 • PRWeb

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In the first such continent-wide survey, scientists have found extensive drainages of meltwater flowing over parts of Antarctica’s ice during the brief summer...
on April 20, 2017 • Eurasia Review

About 7,000 years ago, gentoo penguins first came to Ardley Island in the South Shetlands chain just off the Antarctic Peninsula.

The island is a..
on April 17, 2017 • Deccan Herald

Explore the largest ice mass on Earth on a two-week fall expedition to the Antarctic peninsula with wildlife photographers Andy Rouse and Andrew James as well as..
on April 13, 2017 • L.A. Times

About 7000 years ago, gentoo penguins first came to Ardley Island in the South Shetlands chain just off the Antarctic Peninsula.
on April 12, 2017 • Sydney Morning Herald

SOUTHERN COMFORT Although tourists have been able to visit the Antarctic on commercially organised cruises for almost 50 years, doing so is still seen as a..
on March 22, 2017 • S.China Morning Post

Boaty McBoatface is joining ocean scientists on an expedition to study some of the deepest and coldest abyssal ocean waters on earth - known as Antarctic Bottom..
on March 13, 2017 • Science Daily

The alarmingly high temperatures of up to 17.5°C were recorded during a two-day heatwave at the Argentine Experanza Base in the Antarctic Peninsula in East..
on March 1, 2017 • MailOnline
An Argentine research base near the northern tip of the Antarctic peninsula has set a heat record at a balmy 17.5 C, the U.N. weather agency said on Wednesday.
on March 1, 2017 • CBC.ca

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...
on March 1, 2017 • DNA

Scientists monitoring the Larsen C Ice Shelf in the Antarctic Peninsula have released a startling new aerial video showing in stark relief just how wide a crack..
on February 21, 2017 • Mashable

Watching baby iguanas run for their lives across a beach looming with deadly snakes ― snakes that would love nothing more than to strangle the tiny hatchling..
on February 17, 2017 • Huffington Post

Fort Collins, CO (SPX) Jan 17, 2017

Over the past few years, a large fracture has grown across a large floating ice shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula...
on January 22, 2017 • Space Daily
A massive chunk of ice in Antarctica is on the brink of breaking off and is now hanging on to the parent ice shelf by a thin thread just 20 kilometres long, say..
on January 21, 2017 • DNA

Just 6.4 miles of ice are holding an iceberg the size of Delaware onto the floating Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica, and scientists warn it could cleave off the..
on January 20, 2017 • Mashable

Earlier this month, researchers warned a 2,000-square-mile chunk of ice was perilously close to breaking away from Antarctica after a major crack in the Larsen C..
on January 20, 2017 • Huffington Post

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