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Largest all-female expedition braves Antarctica to fight inequality, climate change

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The largest all-female expedition to Antarctica, comprising 76 scientists, is due to set sail from Argentina on Friday in a quest to promote women in science and highlight the impact of climate change on the planet.

Largest all-female expedition braves Antarctica to fight inequality, climate change

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The largest all-female expedition to Antarctica, comprising 76 scientists, is due to set sail from Argentina on Friday in a quest to promote women in science and highlight the impact of climate change on the planet.

30 Nov 2016

Antarctica's sea ice said to be vulnerable to sudden retreat

OSLO Sea ice around Antarctica shrank in a warm period more than 100,000 years ago, an indication that man-made climate change could also trigger an abrupt retreat, a scientific report said Tuesday.

Environment, Environment 16 Aug 2016

Antarctica's sea ice said to be vulnerable to sudden retreat

OSLO Sea ice around Antarctica shrank in a warm period more than 100,000 years ago, an indication that man-made climate change could also trigger an abrupt retreat, a scientific report said Tuesday.

16 Aug 2016

Antarctica's sea ice said to be vulnerable to sudden retreat

OSLO, Aug 16 Sea ice around Antarctica shrank in a warm period more than 100,000 years ago, an indication that man-made climate change could also trigger an abrupt retreat, a scientific report said Tuesday.

16 Aug 2016

An igloo with a view ... Australians go to the polls in Antarctica

SYDNEY In an igloo overlooking Vincennes Bay, Antarctica, 27 Australians did their democratic duty and cast ballots on Friday, the day before the rest of the nation votes in a general election.

01 Jul 2016

An igloo with a view ... Australians go to the polls in Antarctica

SYDNEY In an igloo overlooking Vincennes Bay, Antarctica, 27 Australians did their democratic duty and cast ballots on Friday, the day before the rest of the nation votes in a general election.

01 Jul 2016

Film links melting glaciers, land loss in Bangladesh

UNITED NATIONS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Melting ice in Antarctica puts as many as 30 million people in Bangladesh at risk of losing their homes over the coming century, according to a new documentary focused on the human cost of climate change.

Environment, Environment 14 Jun 2016

Film links melting glaciers, land loss in Bangladesh

UNITED NATIONS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Melting ice in Antarctica puts as many as 30 million people in Bangladesh at risk of losing their homes over the coming century, according to a new documentary focused on the human cost of climate change.

World, South Asia 14 Jun 2016

Antarctic seas defy global warming thanks to chill from the deep

OSLO A persistent chill in the ocean off Antarctica that defies the global warming blamed for melting Arctic ice at the other end of the planet is caused by cold waters welling up from the depths after hundreds of years, scientists said on Monday.

Environment, Environment 30 May 2016
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Fidel Castro interred in rock, closing last chapter of historic life

SANTIAGO, Cuba Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro's ashes were encased in a large granite boulder on Sunday in a ceremony that capped nine days of public mourning and aimed to literally set in stone the legacy of one of the 20th century's most influential characters. | Video