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Nations Discuss Fresh Bid to Create World's Largest Marine Park
Environment  (tags: wildlife, protection, animals, marine reserve, Antarctica, world, pollution, environment, ecosystems, conservation )

Cal
- 304 days ago - abc.net.au
The future of what would be the world's largest marine reserve could be decided at a meeting in Hobart this week.
Antarctica's Scars Hold Clues to Hidden Water
Environment  (tags: Antarctica, animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, Ice Sheets, habitat, protection, pollution, wildlife )

Kit
- 318 days ago - livescience.com
Now, a new study published today (Oct. 6) in the journal Nature Geoscience suggests that in some spots, these surface scars also signal where water drains from beneath Antarctica's giant ice sheets.
Plan to Preserve the World's 'Last Ocean' Killed By Russia
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, Antarctica, Southern Ocean, protection, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, politics, conservation, green, wildlife )

Cal
- 402 days ago - news.mongabay.com
As the most pristine marine ecosystem on the planet, Antarctica's Ross Sea has become dubbed the world's "last ocean." A landmark proposal to protect the Ross Sea, as well as the coastline of East Antarctica, has failed today due to opposition by Russia
DiCaprio, Cameron, Branson: Protect Antarctic Ocean
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, Antarctica, Southern Ocean, protection, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, politics, conservation, green )

Cal
- 403 days ago - livescience.com
Academy Award-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio, explorer and Oscar-winning director James Cameron, and Virgin chief Sir Richard Branson are calling on nations to grant protection to waters off Antarctica at an international meeting in Germany this week.-
Huge Marine Preservation Area Being Considered for Antarctica
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, protection, Antarctica, GoodNews, world, green, Sustainabililty )

Cal
- 406 days ago - enn.com
The area of ocean set aside as a nature preserve could double or triple in the coming days, depending on the outcome of a meeting in Germany.
Antarctica Tourism Damages Environment Of Pristine Land
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, Antarctica, tourism, damage, protection, world, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, oceans )

Cal
- 523 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
In a remote, frozen, almost pristine land where the only human residents are involved in research, that tourism comes with risks, for both the continent and the tourists. Boats pollute water and air, and create the potential for more devastating environme
'Deep Concern' as Deal to Protect Antarctic Seas Fails
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, Antarctica, humans, politics, protection, ecosystems, nature, wildlife )

Cal
- 656 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Governments meeting in Australia have failed to reach agreement on new marine protected areas for the Antarctic ocean.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Days to Save the Antarctic Ocean and Make It a Marine Sanctuary
Environment  (tags: oceans, politics, Antarctica, marine mammals, marine sanctuary, conservation, protection, humans, green, government, water, ecosystems, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction, world )

Cal
- 665 days ago - avaaz.org
Within days, governments could begin turning wide stretches of the Antarctic ocean into the world's largest marine sanctuary--Most countries support the sanctuary, but Russia, South Korea and a few others are threatening to vote it down so they can plunde
Antarctic Ice Melts In Motion - Map & NASA Animation
Environment  (tags: antarctica, antarctic, south-seas, south-pole, ice-melt, climate-change, global-warming, environment, nasa, science, tech, technology, space, scientists, world, map, animation, news, interesting, oceans, sea-level-rise, climate, nature )

PinkMindy
- 1094 days ago - green.blogs.nytimes.com
This new map and animation of current south polar ice-melt in motion provides access and traces a region that has been previously hard to see. Offering a new and powerful tool toward the study of polar dynamics in the south seas!
Antarctica Scientists Discover Space Mineral Never Before Observed in Nature
Environment  (tags: Antarctica, Space Mineral, Nature )

Anna
- 1234 days ago - dailygalaxy.com
A research team that included experts from the US, Japan and South Korea, have discovered a new mineral, called "Wassonite", buried in a meteorite discovered in Antarctica in 1969. The meteorite, which may have broken off an asteroid orbiting between....
NZ Fishing Cuts Whale Numbers in Antarctica
Environment  (tags: environment, animals, industrial fishing, ecosystems, antarctica, humans, wildlife )

Yrna
- 1251 days ago - stuff.co.nz
Industrial-scale fishing by New Zealand is throwing Antarctica's delicate ecosystem off balance with disastrous consequences, an expert warns. It is creating an explosion in penguin populations while cutting the number of killer whales.
Polar Ice Loss: Picking Up the Pace
Environment  (tags: Polar Ice, Earth, environment, Antarctica, melting, glaciers )

Anna
- 1261 days ago - news.discovery.com
Earth's polar ice sheets -- Greenland and Antarctica -- are melting at a quickening pace, overtaking mountain glaciers and ice caps as sources of sea-level rise much sooner than cryosphere scientists expected.
Life in a Strange Place: LP Resident Leads Expeditions to Antarctica
Environment  (tags: antarctica, life, ecosystems, environment, nature )

Michelle
- 1424 days ago - lakeplacidnews.com
What is it like to scuba dive beneath 20 feet of ice in one of the most remote, uninhabitable places on earth? "We wear dry suits, but still, it can be painfully cold," said Dale Andersen, sitting back on a recliner in the basement...
Animals Point to Ancient Seaway in Antarctica
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, antarctica, ice, ancient )

Michelle
- 1450 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists have found evidence for an ancient sea passage linking currently isolated areas of Antarctica. The evidence comes from a study of tiny marine animals living either side of the 2km thick Western Antarctic ice sheet.
Vail: Photog Talks About a Sea Worth Saving
Environment  (tags: Adelie Penguin, Ross Sea, Antarctica, photographer, John Weller )

Rosemary
- 1616 days ago - vaildaily.com
VAIL, Colorado -- Factory farming. Global warming. Chemicals in our food. Water shortages. Skyrocketing cancer rates. Obesity. Hunger. And there's easily another thousand issues that merit your attention and concern right now. "We're bombarded
 

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