Antarctica

Warmer air caused ice shelf collapse off Antarctica

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OSLO - 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.

Warmer air caused ice shelf collapse off Antarctica

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.

Emperor penguin population to slide due Antarctic climate change

OSLO, June 29 - 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.

29 Jun 2014

Emperor penguin population to slide due Antarctic climate change

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.

Environment, Environment 29 Jun 2014

Mineral site key to Antarctica's history gets protected status

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

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.

05 Jun 2014

Mineral site key to Antarctica's history gets protected status

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.

05 Jun 2014

West Antarctic glaciers in "irreversible" thaw, raising seas -study

OSLO - Vast glaciers in West Antarctica seem to be locked in an irreversible thaw linked to global warming that may push up sea levels for centuries, scientists said on Monday.

Top News, World 13 May 2014

West Antarctic glaciers in 'irreversible' thaw, raising seas: study

OSLO, - Vast glaciers in West Antarctica seem to be locked in an irreversible thaw linked to global warming that may push up sea levels for centuries, scientists said on Monday.

Environment, Environment 13 May 2014

West Antarctic glaciers in "irreversible" thaw, raising seas -study

OSLO, May 12 - Vast glaciers in West Antarctica seem to be locked in an irreversible thaw linked to global warming that may push up sea levels for centuries, scientists said on Monday.

13 May 2014
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Man arrested near Canada's prime minister in sign of tensions

OTTAWA - Police arrested a man at gunpoint just steps from Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Thursday, underscoring tensions in the capital Ottawa a day after a gunmen killed a soldier and rampaged through parliament.