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#Antarctic

# antarctic - Last week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

One person killed after 'rogue wave' hits Antarctic cruise ship during storm
# South America
# South America

One person killed after 'rogue wave' hits Antarctic cruise ship during storm

Dec 1st 2022, 9:37 PM 42,840 Views 5 Comments

A representative of the Viking cruise company said that four other tourists sustained non-life-threatening injuries and were treated onboard.

# antarctic - This year 2022

2022 had lowest extent of Antarctic sea ice on record for any July
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

2022 had lowest extent of Antarctic sea ice on record for any July

Aug 9th 2022, 1:41 PM 9,746 Views 26 Comments

Arctic sea ice cover meanwhile was 4% lower than average.

Antarctica hits record temperatures, experts say
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Antarctica hits record temperatures, experts say

Mar 21st 2022, 4:38 PM 14,810 Views 14 Comments

Well above normal temperatures have been recorded recently in both the Arctic and Antarctica.

# antarctic - All time

It's World Penguin Day today (it's a thing) and it turns out they're actually helping scientists to map the Antarctic
# Hon The Penguins
# Hon The Penguins

It's World Penguin Day today (it's a thing) and it turns out they're actually helping scientists to map the Antarctic

Apr 25th 2020, 10:55 AM 15,476 Views 15 Comments

They’re not just waddling around, it appears.

Iceberg as big as Galway on the brink of breaking away into ocean
# Antarctica
# Antarctica

Iceberg as big as Galway on the brink of breaking away into ocean

Jun 1st 2017, 10:01 AM 20,411 Views 50 Comments

If the Larsen C Antarctic ice shelf splits, it will produce one of the biggest icebergs ever seen.

An iceberg the size of Mayo is about to break off Antarctica - and could start a chain reaction
# Antarctic
# Antarctic

An iceberg the size of Mayo is about to break off Antarctica - and could start a chain reaction

Jan 7th 2017, 7:45 AM 31,690 Views 56 Comments

Kildare scientist Dr Martin O’Leary told TheJournal.ie that it could lead to a rise of 10cm in sea levels worldwide.

How do you tackle a HR crisis 1,300km from civilisation? Ask Ernest Shackleton
# 100 Years On
# 100 Years On

How do you tackle a HR crisis 1,300km from civilisation? Ask Ernest Shackleton

Dec 27th 2015, 9:22 PM 27,094 Views 31 Comments

Here’s how the Kildare-born explorer dealt with an attempted mutiny, 100 years ago today.

Here's what Ernest Shackleton and his crew were having for dinner, inching through the ice 100 years ago today...
# Christmas Dinner
# Christmas Dinner

Here's what Ernest Shackleton and his crew were having for dinner, inching through the ice 100 years ago today...

Dec 25th 2014, 2:45 PM 56,434 Views 36 Comments

Jugged hare, anyone?

Seals are having sex with penguins - and there are videos to prove it
# Like Antarctic Monkeys
# Like Antarctic Monkeys

Seals are having sex with penguins - and there are videos to prove it

Nov 19th 2014, 9:58 AM 41,687 Views 82 Comments

Researchers say it is sexual harassment.

11 once-in-a-lifetime winter holiday experiences to make your friends jealous
# Wanderlust
From The Daily Edge
# Wanderlust

11 once-in-a-lifetime winter holiday experiences to make your friends jealous

Oct 18th 2014, 1:00 PM 32,868 Views 14 Comments

Weather getting you down? Here are some dreams.

That weird duck sound heard off the coast of Australia? It's a...whale
# Mystery Solved
# Mystery Solved

That weird duck sound heard off the coast of Australia? It's a...whale

Apr 26th 2014, 10:15 AM 11,242 Views 6 Comments

If it quacks like a duck…it may not be a duck.

Chinese ship used in Antarctic rescue now stuck in ice
# Hold Up
# Hold Up

Chinese ship used in Antarctic rescue now stuck in ice

Jan 4th 2014, 11:30 AM 14,156 Views 35 Comments

The Xue Long, or Snow Dragon, came close to reaching the Russian ship stuck last week – and now has been blocked itself.

Attempt to rescue science ship stranded in Antarctica since Christmas fails
# Trapped
# Trapped

Attempt to rescue science ship stranded in Antarctica since Christmas fails

Dec 30th 2013, 10:07 AM 17,008 Views 62 Comments

It was the third attempt to rescue the scientific expedition ship which is trapped in ice estimated to be around 3 metres thick.

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Sep 9th 2013, 11:20 PM 8,272 Views 2 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the first day of the new Insolvency Service, Phil Hogan’s latest response on Priory Hall and the Syrian President’s combative TV interview.

Aircraft-mounted cameras capture stunning views of polar regions
# ICEBRIDGE
# ICEBRIDGE

Aircraft-mounted cameras capture stunning views of polar regions

Aug 20th 2013, 4:24 PM 11,773 Views 15 Comments

NASA is in the fifth year of its mission to survey the Arctic and Antarctic. Its cockpit cameras have gathered some spectacular footage…

Column: Climate change warnings should put the heat on all of us
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Climate change warnings should put the heat on all of us

Jan 22nd 2013, 7:00 AM 71 Views 106 Comments

The last 12 months have seen unprecedented climatic developments, writes Gavin Harte. Are we going to heed the warning?

Whose Christmas dinner is this?
# Happy Fishmas
From The Daily Edge
# Happy Fishmas

Whose Christmas dinner is this?

Dec 20th 2012, 12:09 PM 6,365 Views 2 Comments

What? No stuffing?

Frank Hurley’s Antarctica: images of early 20th century polar exploration
# Polar Exploration
# Polar Exploration

Frank Hurley’s Antarctica: images of early 20th century polar exploration

Jul 29th 2012, 7:45 AM 6,972 Views 9 Comments

The Australian photographer travelled to Antarctica six times, including as part of the ill-fated Endurance expedition led by Shackleton.

Explore Antarctica...from your couch
# South Pole
From The Daily Edge
# South Pole

Explore Antarctica...from your couch

Jul 17th 2012, 12:30 PM 5,511 Views 4 Comments

Or desk, or kitchen table…from wherever you want really as Google Streetview has just launched new views of the lonely continent today.

British woman sets Antarctic crossing record
# Antarctic
# Antarctic

British woman sets Antarctic crossing record

Jan 23rd 2012, 8:03 PM 2,992 Views 17 Comments

Felicity Aston, 34, has become the first woman to ski alone across Antarctica on Monday, persevering for 59 days in near-total solitude.

Japan intends to continue Antarctic whaling
# Whaling
# Whaling

Japan intends to continue Antarctic whaling

Jul 13th 2011, 10:23 AM 422 Views 11 Comments

The anti-whaling group Sea Shepard has thwarted Japan’s efforts to hunt whales already this year.

RTÉ denies it misled on viewing figures for Charlie Bird's South Pole trek
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ denies it misled on viewing figures for Charlie Bird's South Pole trek

Apr 24th 2011, 2:16 PM 3,183 Views 18 Comments

The broadcaster has been accused of artificially inflating viewing figures for the much criticised programme in which its chief news correspondent sets out to retrace the footsteps of explorer Tom Crean.

Ice loss is accelerating in Greenland and Antarctica: NASA study
# Sea Levels
# Sea Levels

Ice loss is accelerating in Greenland and Antarctica: NASA study

Mar 9th 2011, 3:49 PM 866 Views 0 Comments

The UN climate change panel’s projections for the rising of sea levels no longer appears realistic, as the global ice loss rate continues to accelerate, say researchers.

Japan wants international action against anti-whaling group
# Japan
# Japan

Japan wants international action against anti-whaling group

Feb 18th 2011, 2:51 PM 796 Views 0 Comments

Activists disrupted the Asian country’s annual whale hunt in the Antarctic.

Japan temporarily halts Antarctic whaling
# Japan
# Japan

Japan temporarily halts Antarctic whaling

Feb 16th 2011, 3:30 PM 794 Views 2 Comments

Government fishing agency considering calling off this year’s whale cull completely, after pressure from anti-whaling demonstrators.