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Ever wondered what climate change "sounds" like? This six-minute orchestral piece was made from decades of climate data!

Nagai's aim was to convey the complexities of climate change through music, using publicly-availabl…

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Ozone hole largest on record over past 3 years, new research finds

Contrary to public perception, the Antarctic ozone hole has been amongst the largest on record over…

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Antarctica's sea ice is decreasing, but that seems to also be increasing snowfall over the continent!

Antarctica's ice sheet, like Greenland, comprises a massive reservoir of freshwater. The primary so…

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Stunning video shows Antarctic killer whales appearing to use icebergs as scratching posts, possibly to exfoliate their skin

National Geographic captured the first known footage of killer whales rubbing up against icebergs, …

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Around 10,000 penguin chicks died when the Antarctic ice they lived on melted they were still too young to survive in the icy water

The emperor penguin chicks most likely drowned or froze to death because they hadn't yet developed …

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Australia used a $528 million icebreaker to pull off a daring Antarctic rescue mission after an expeditioner fell ill at a remote research station

The Nuyina, an Australian research and supply vessel, traveled more than 1,800 miles and cut throug…

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Indian Government aims to protect the south pole's fragile ecosystems with 'The Indian Antarctic Bill'

The legislation will provide for national measures to protect the Antarctic environment and depende…

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Spate of passenger deaths aboard Antarctic cruises prompts Coast Guard to investigate as the 'treacherous' destination rises in popularity and access

Four Americans died in three separate cruising incidents in Antarctica late last year. Three of the…

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Antarctic explorers finally find the ill-fated HMS Endurance almost 2 miles below the ocean in 'the world's most challenging shipwreck search'

An expedition found the Endurance ship, which sunk in 1915, in Antarctic waters by using historic c…

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One-third of the Antarctic ice shelf could collapse if the world continues to heat up at its current rate

As climate change is making temperatures soar, more than a third of the Antarctic's ice shelf could…

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Antarctic ice may melt 20 years sooner than estimated — global sea levels likely to rise by an additional three inches by 2100

The fact that the polar ice sheets are melting as the planet gets warmers is no secret. However, sc…

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Arctic explorer rates 9 polar survival scenes In tv shows and movies

Explorer Dwayne Fields looks at nine polar-exploration scenes from popular TV shows and movies and …

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Bizarre heat waves strike Arctic and Antarctic poles, raising them 50 and 70 degrees Fahrenheit above normal

As the Arctic emerges from the darkest winter days, Antarctica is about to enter them. Atmospheric …

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Chile jolted with two earthquakes, reports no casualties or damages

According to the National Seismological Centre at the University of Chile, the first quake struc…

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Blue whales are returning to a tiny island in the sub-Antarctic — 50 years after whaling in the region brought them to the brink of extinction

Near a tiny little island in the sub-Antarctic called South Georgia, blue whales were hunted mercil…

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Video shows a massive fireball destroying the deck of a supply ship in the Antarctic Ocean

A fire started on MPV Everest in the Antarctic Ocean while it was on its journey back to Australia.…

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