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Nations to designate Antarctic marine protected areas?

  A meeting of 24 nations and the European Union in mid-July will decide the fate of two proposed ocean reserves in Antarctica. JANE J LEE on NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC | 2...

Antarctic Reserves Could More Than Double World’s Protected Oceans

  In July 2013 CCAMLR will hold a Special Meeting in Bremerhaven, Germany, dedicated to further discussions on marine protected areas (MPAs) in the Southern Ocean. This meeting will be...
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Marine reserves around Antarctica

10 reasons to create marine reserves around Antarctica ELYSSA ROSEN on THE PEW CHARITABLE TRUSTS | 26 June 2013 In July, two dozen countries and the European Union will determine whether...

Fossils reveal Antarctic ecosystem

  Fossils provide insight into origin of unique Antarctic ecosystem GOETHE UNIVERSITY FRANKFURT | 18 April 2013 Sea-ice ecosystem possibly triggered evolution of baleen whales and penguins FRANKFURT/MAIN, Germany - The circum-Antarctic Southern...

Antarctic ice melting on the rise

  Antarctic ice melting 10 times faster than 600 years ago By SARAH CLARKE on ABC NEWS | 14 April 2013 A report has found that the Antarctic summer ice melt is now...

Antarctic changes at ‘upper bound’ of normal

  Recent Antarctic climate, glacier changes at the ‘upper bound’ of normal By VINCE STRICHERZ of UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON | 14 April 2013 In the last few decades, glaciers at the edge of...
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Keeping tabs on Antarctic ice flow

  Trouble in Penguin Paradise? UC Research Analyzes Antarctic Ice Flow By TOM ROBINETTE of UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI | 9 April 2013, 7:27 A.M. UC student researcher uses satellite imagery to calculate...

Climate change helps Adélie penguin

  Climate change winners: Adélie penguin population expands as ice fields recede UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA | 3 April 2013 MINNEAPOLIS, St. Paul —Adélie penguins may actually benefit from warmer global temperatures, the...
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Melt may explain Antarctica’s sea ice expansion

  BBC NEWS | 28 March 2013, 6:12 A.M. ET Climate change is expanding Antarctica's sea ice, according to a scientific study in the journal Nature Geoscience. The paradoxical phenomenon is thought...

China to do more research in Antarctica

  China to set up two more research stations at Antarctica THE ECONOMIC TIMES | 29 Mar, 2013, 5.44 PM IST, PTI BEIJING: Expanding its operations in Antarctica, China plans to build...

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