#Antarctica

  • Article: The World's Largest Ice Shelf Is Melting 10 Times Faster Than Usual, Scientists Discover
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    The World's Largest Ice Shelf Is Melting 10 Times Faster Than Usual, Scientists Discover

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|May 1, 2019

    The thawing is not only related to warm deep ocean water, as scientists initially thought. Read more

  • Article: One of Antarctica's Biggest Areas For Emperor Penguins Is Frighteningly Empty
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    One of Antarctica's Biggest Areas For Emperor Penguins Is Frighteningly Empty

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 25, 2019

    An ice-free Antarctica would also be a penguin-free Antarctica. Read more

  • Article: Antarctica Is Losing 200 Billion Tons of Ice Every Year
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    Antarctica Is Losing 200 Billion Tons of Ice Every Year

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 14, 2018

    If the entire continent melted, sea levels would rise by 190 feet. Read more

  • Article: Even the Most Remote Region in the World Is Polluted With Plastic
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    Even the Most Remote Region in the World Is Polluted With Plastic

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 7, 2018

    “Humanity’s footprint is clear.” Read more

  • Article: Humpback Whales Are Thriving After Coming Close to Extinction
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    Humpback Whales Are Thriving After Coming Close to Extinction

    By Joe McCarthy|May 3, 2018

    It’s a tale that defies the prevailing trend in conservation news. Read more

  • Feature: Stunning Images of Antarctica Show Why It Needs to Be Protected
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    Stunning Images of Antarctica Show Why It Needs to Be Protected

    By Olivia KestinJoe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 8, 2018

    Sanctuaries could protect one of the wildest places on Earth. Read more

  • Article: 'Stranger Things’ Star Will Dance With Penguins in Antarctica After Twitter Campaign
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    'Stranger Things’ Star Will Dance With Penguins in Antarctica After Twitter Campaign

    By Andrew McMaster|Jan. 23, 2018

    He’s doing it for a good cause. Read more

  • Article: These Stunning Photos Capture the Massive Iceberg That Broke Off Antarctica
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    These Stunning Photos Capture the Massive Iceberg That Broke Off Antarctica

    By David Brand|Nov. 15, 2017

    The cracked ice shelf is expected to accelerate sea level rise. Read more