Antarctica

Robot 'dolphins' give clues to Antarctic melt in data revolution

OSLO, Nov 10 Dolphin-sized robots are giving clues to a thaw of Antarctica's ice in a sign of how technology is revolutionizing data collection in remote polar regions, scientists said on Monday.

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Warmer air caused ice shelf collapse off Antarctica 11 Sep 2014

OSLO, Sept 11 Warmer air triggered the collapse of a huge ice shelf off Antarctica in 2002, according to a report on Thursday that may help scientists predict future break-ups around the frozen continent.

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Emperor penguin population to slide due Antarctic climate change 29 Jun 2014

OSLO, Global warming will cut Antarctica's 600,000-strong emperor penguin population by at least a fifth by 2100 as the sea ice on which the birds breed becomes less secure, a study said on Sunday.

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Mineral site key to Antarctica's history gets protected status 05 Jun 2014

SYDNEY Antarctica pact partners have set up a new protected geological site on the frozen continent in a bid to preserve rare minerals that could shed light on the region's history and evolution over millions of years.

Mineral site key to Antarctica's history gets protected status 05 Jun 2014

SYDNEY, June 5 Antarctica pact partners have set up a new protected geological site on the frozen continent in a bid to preserve rare minerals that could shed light on the region's history and evolution over millions of years.

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Trump, Sanders ride U.S. anti-establishment tide to New Hampshire win

MANCHESTER, N.H. - Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders coasted to victory on a wave of voter anger in the New Hampshire presidential nominating contest, thrashing traditional U.S. politicians in a display of anti-establishment power. | Video