Antarctica

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Endurance shipwreck threatened by global heating, says marine archaeologist
Exclusive: Marine archaeologist warns of ocean acidification and melting ice, as well as robotic technology that could enable thefts

Dalya Alberge

15, May, 2022 @3:50 PM

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British Antarctic Territory to hold its first same-sex wedding
Eric Bourne and Stephen Carpenter, who work on RRS Sir David Attenborough, hope to tie the knot on Monday

Mark Brown

24, Apr, 2022 @5:05 PM

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At the ends of the Earth – why are we so obsessed with the tragedy of polar exploration? | Imogen West-Knights
Ernest Shackleton’s ship was finally found this month after 100 years suspended under the sea. His story speaks to our chaotic lives today, says Imogen West-Knights

Imogen West-Knights

26, Mar, 2022 @9:00 AM

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The Guardian view on record-breaking Arctic temperatures: do look up | Editorial
Editorial: A heatwave at the north pole and collapsed Antarctic ice shelf are reminders to redouble our efforts, and focus on climate

Editorial

25, Mar, 2022 @6:30 PM

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Satellite data shows entire Conger ice shelf has collapsed in Antarctica
Nasa scientist says complete collapse of Conger ice shelf during unusually high temperatures is ‘sign of what might be coming’

Donna Lu

25, Mar, 2022 @3:58 AM

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Tory MPs call the green transition ‘unaffordable’. Europe is proving that’s a lie | George Monbiot
The latest wave of climate deniers claim green schemes are ‘unaffordable’. Success stories from Europe prove that’s not true, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot

George Monbiot

23, Mar, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Extremes of 40C above normal: what’s causing ‘extraordinary’ heating in polar regions?
Antarctic and Arctic temperatures have shocked researchers. How unusual are they and what are the consequences?

Donna Lu

21, Mar, 2022 @9:03 AM

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Heatwaves at both of Earth’s poles alarm climate scientists
Antarctic areas reach 40C above normal at same time as north pole regions hit 30C above usual levels

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

20, Mar, 2022 @2:48 PM

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Lost and found: the extraordinary story of Shackleton’s Endurance epic
Vessel located more than a century after it sank on voyage of exploration in the Antarctic

Harriet Sherwood

09, Mar, 2022 @6:06 PM

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Cold war on ice? Politics and science collide once more in Australia’s approach to Antarctica | Kieran Pender
Strategic and scientific motivations are not always neatly separable, but it’s clear Australia’s renewed interest in Antarctica is spurred in part by China

Kieran Pender

23, Feb, 2022 @4:02 AM

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Antarctic sea ice falls to lowest level since measurements began in 1979
Scientists say record drop can’t yet be linked to global heating but urgent research needed to work out cause

Graham Readfearn and Adam Morton

22, Feb, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Black carbon pollution from tourism and research increasing Antarctic snowmelt, study says
Black carbon pollution, which is generated by burning fossil fuels, causes snow to darken, absorb more solar energy and melt faster

Donna Lu

22, Feb, 2022 @4:00 PM

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