Showing posts with label Antarctica. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Antarctica. Show all posts

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Chile launches climate change observatory

 

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 Chile has just launched a climate change observatory that will gather an unprecedented amount of data from the most under-monitored part of the Southern Hemisphere and make it available online for free. 

Monday, January 03, 2022

Southern Ocean Important Buffer for Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Study Confirms - Tasnim News Agency

Southern Ocean Important Buffer for Greenhouse Gas Emissions

(Tasnim) – The waters circling Antarctica absorb more carbon from the atmosphere than they release, serving as a strong carbon sink and an important buffer for greenhouse gas emissions.

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Melting puts glacier at risk of collapse - China.org.cn

Thwaites Glacier

Scientists have warned that one of the most significant glaciers in the Antarctica is at serious risk of collapse because of being loosened by warmer temperatures in the surrounding seas, with the potential for globally significant consequences.

Sunday, June 13, 2021

Russias Research Vessel Akademik Fedorov Returns From Antarctica - UrduPoint

Akademik Fedorov


The Russian scientific research vessel Akademik Fedorov with polar explorers onboard has returned from Antarctica to St. Petersburg, the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (AARI) said on Sunday.

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Flooding Planet? About 70% of Antarctic Ice Shelf Risks Collapsing, Study Claims - Sputnik International

About 70% of Antarctic Ice Shelf Risks Collapsing, Study Claims


Ice shelves are critical for keeping the typical Antarctic landscape balanced, as they prevent water from excessively flowing into the oceans, which would cause global sea levels to skyrocket.

Sunday, January 24, 2021

Chile ‘accidentally’ issues NATIONWIDE tsunami & evacuation warning only meant for Antarctic base after 7.0 quake — RT World News

Chile’s O’Higgins scientific base


 A 7.0-magnitude earthquake and several aftershocks have rattled Chile, triggering panic as authorities issued a nationwide tsunami alert while only seeking to evacuate the country’s largest research station in Antarctica.

Friday, September 18, 2020

Emissions may add 40 cm to sea levels by 2100, experts warn

 

Emissions may add 40 cm to sea levels by 2100

Sustained greenhouse gas emissions could see global sea levels rise nearly 40 centimetres this century as ice sheets in Antarctica and Greenland continue to melt, a major international study concluded Thursday.

Thursday, June 07, 2018

Plastic waste in Antarctica reveals scale of global pollution - Greenpeace

Antarctic peninsula
Plastic waste and toxic chemicals found in remote parts of the Antarctic this year add to evidence that pollution is spreading to the ends of the Earth, according to environmental group Greenpeace.

Monday, August 14, 2017

91 Volcanoes Discovered Below Antarctic Ice Sheet

Antarctic Ice Sheet
A new study has uncovered almost one hundred previously unknown volcanoes hidden under the ice in Antarctica, which puts the icy continent on par with Eastern Africa and North America, the former known to house the largest volcano grouping on the planet.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Larsen C Iceberg: Trillion-tonne iceberg breaks off Antarctica

One of the biggest icebergs in history has snapped off the West Antarctic ice shelf, according to scientists who have been monitoring a growing crack for months.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Bolivia says goodbye to part of an 18,000-year-old glacier

Saying goodbye isn't always sad, as is the case with two large pieces of ice taken from a glacier on Illimani, the second tallest mountain in Bolivia, which will be taken to Europe to preserve and decipher the 18,000 years of history frozen inside them.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Les Émirats projettent remorquer des icebergs de l’Antarctique jusqu’à leurs côtes

Fait-il trop chaud dans votre pays? Peur de manquer d’eau potable? Les Émirats arabes unis ont peut-être une solution! Le pays espère remorquer des icebergs de l’Antarctique jusqu’à ses côtes, pour en faire une source d’eau douce.

Friday, January 06, 2017

Antarctique: un iceberg géant sur le point de se détacher de la Barrière de Larsen

Pronostiqué comme une des ruptures les plus impressionnantes jamais enregistrées, le détachement d'un énorme iceberg pourrait provoquer une scission de l'ensemble du segment de glace Larsen C.

Thursday, November 03, 2016

China to build Antarctic astronomical observatory

China is near to building a South Pole Astronomical Observatory, according to four astronomers onboard the Chinese scientific icebreaker Xuelong (or Snow Dragon), which left the port of Shanghai Wednesday for China's 33th Antarctic Expedition.

Friday, October 28, 2016

New Zealand hails unanimous agreement on Antarctic marine reserve

The New Zealand government Friday hailed a breakthrough agreement to create the world's biggest marine protected area (MPA) in the Ross Sea region of the Antarctic.

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