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# antarctic - Saturday 25 April, 2020

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 15,467 Views 17 Comments

They’re not just waddling around, it appears.

# antarctic - Thursday 1 June, 2017

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 20,355 Views 51 Comments

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

# antarctic - Saturday 7 January, 2017

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 31,640 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.

# antarctic - Sunday 27 December, 2015

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 27,033 Views 31 Comments

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

# antarctic - Thursday 25 December, 2014

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 50,920 Views 35 Comments

Jugged hare, anyone?

# antarctic - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

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 40,927 Views 82 Comments

Researchers say it is sexual harassment.

# antarctic - Saturday 18 October, 2014

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 32,845 Views 14 Comments

Weather getting you down? Here are some dreams.

# antarctic - Saturday 26 April, 2014

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 11,190 Views 6 Comments

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

# antarctic - Saturday 4 January, 2014

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 14,138 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.

# antarctic - Monday 30 December, 2013

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 16,994 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.

# antarctic - Monday 9 September, 2013

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Sep 9th 2013, 11:20 PM 8,254 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.

# antarctic - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

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 11,756 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…

# antarctic - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

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 40 Views 106 Comments

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

# antarctic - Thursday 20 December, 2012

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

Whose Christmas dinner is this?

Dec 20th 2012, 12:09 PM 6,352 Views 2 Comments

What? No stuffing?

# antarctic - Sunday 29 July, 2012

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 6,806 Views 9 Comments

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

# antarctic - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

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

Explore Antarctica...from your couch

Jul 17th 2012, 12:30 PM 5,490 Views 3 Comments

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

# antarctic - Monday 23 January, 2012

British woman sets Antarctic crossing record
# Antarctic
# Antarctic

British woman sets Antarctic crossing record

Jan 23rd 2012, 8:03 PM 2,979 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.

# antarctic - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

Japan intends to continue Antarctic whaling
# Whaling
# Whaling

Japan intends to continue Antarctic whaling

Jul 13th 2011, 10:23 AM 405 Views 11 Comments

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

# antarctic - Sunday 24 April, 2011

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 3,132 Views 0 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.

# antarctic - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

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 854 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.

# antarctic - Friday 18 February, 2011

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

Japan wants international action against anti-whaling group

Feb 18th 2011, 2:51 PM 776 Views 0 Comments

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

# antarctic - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

Japan temporarily halts Antarctic whaling
# Japan
# Japan

Japan temporarily halts Antarctic whaling

Feb 16th 2011, 3:30 PM 771 Views 2 Comments

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