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Antarctica's Recent Ice Loss Was A "One-In-A-2000-Year Event" Without Climate Change

IFL Science 15 Jun 2024
Antarctic sea ice reached historically low levels last year and climate change is almost certainly to blame.  ... In 2023, the Antarctic had 2 million square kilometers (772,204 square miles) less ice cover than usual during winter.

Antarctic cold spells shatter records amid global heat waves in late winter 2023

Phys Dot Org 14 Jun 2024
Lazzara of the Antarctic Meteorological Research and Data Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) ... "Understanding these conditions helps us better prepare for future challenges in Antarctic logistics." ... Journal information.

Boulder scientists show Antarctic ice shelves fracture under weight of meltwater lakes

Daily Camera 12 Jun 2024
The new lake drainage data, which was published in the Journal of Glaciology in May, will help scientists predict which Antarctic ice shelves are the most susceptible to collapse in the future due to ...

Humans emerged thanks to Earth colliding with cold clouds, study suggests

AOL 10 Jun 2024
The timing matches with temperature records that indicate a cooling period and also align with geological evidence that shows increased iron and plutonium isotopes in the ocean, in Antarctic ice cores and on the Moon.

Scientists count emperor penguins in the Antarctic to investigate factors affecting population

Phys Dot Org 29 May 2024
The research team has published its findings in the journal Nature Communications ... "We compared our estimates with existing data sets collected over a period of 10 years in two emperor penguin colonies in the Antarctic ... Journal information.

Record low Antarctic sea ice 'extremely unlikely' without climate change, says scientists

Phys Dot Org 20 May 2024
The results are published (20 May) in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, in a paper titled "CMIP6 models rarely simulate Antarctic winter sea-ice anomalies as large as observed in 2023." ... Journal information.

Climate change may be to blame for historic Antarctica sea ice loss, study finds

The National 20 May 2024
Researchers at the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) found the continent’s historically low sea-ice levels were a one in 2,000-year event without climate change – but four times more likely under its effects.

Listening to giants: The search for the elusive Antarctic blue whale

Phys Dot Org 06 May 2024
"Antarctic blue whales are critically endangered, and this makes them difficult to find in the vast Southern Ocean, but they make very loud, low frequency calls that we can detect from hundreds of kilometers away, using acoustic technology," he said.

Seals Caught Having Sex With Penguins

IFL Science 05 May 2024
... sub-Antarctic ... As described in the journal Polar Biology, the team observed young male Antarctic fur seals sexually coercing (using force to achieve mating) king penguins on three separate occasions.

Link, share, follow: The world’s newest data-gatherers are sharks, storks, seals

Hindustan Times 04 May 2024
In a study published in the Nature journal Communications Earth & Environment in August, researchers at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) of the University of Tasmania reported ...

Thousands of emperor penguin chicks dead due to record low sea ice

Yahoo Daily News 26 Apr 2024
The study was published in the journal Antarctic Science on Thursday, which is World Penguin Day It ...

Emperor penguins perish as ice melts to new lows: Study

Phys Dot Org 25 Apr 2024
Fourteen of 66 penguin colonies, which can each produce several hundred to several thousand chicks in a year, were affected by early sea-ice loss in 2023, said the study published in the journal Antarctic Science.

Emperor penguins perish as ice melts to new lows

Hong Kong Standard 25 Apr 2024
Fourteen of 66 penguin colonies, which can each produce several hundred to several thousand chicks in a year, were affected by early sea-ice loss in 2023, said the study published in the Journal of Antarctic Science.

Milk on ice: Antarctic time capsule of whole milk powder sheds light on the enduring ...

Phys Dot Org 28 Mar 2024
On New Year's Day in 1908, explorer Ernest Shackleton's British Antarctic Expedition aboard the ship Nimrod set sail from Lyttelton, New Zealand, on a quest to be the first to set foot on the South Pole ... Journal information. Journal of Dairy Science.

Cracking open a 117-year-old Antarctic milk time capsule

Popular Science 28 Mar 2024
Some clues are now emerging in the form of some 117-year-old whole milk powder that was transported on Sir Ernest Shackleton’s British Antarctic Expedition in the early 20th Century.

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