Antarctica

Emperor penguin population to slide due Antarctic climate change

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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.

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

East Antarctica more at risk than thought to long-term thaw: study

OSLO - Part of East Antarctica is more vulnerable than expected to a thaw that could trigger an unstoppable slide of ice into the ocean and raise world sea levels for thousands of years, a study showed on Sunday.

Environment, Environment 05 May 2014

East Antarctica more at risk than thought to long-term thaw: study

OSLO - Part of East Antarctica is more vulnerable than expected to a thaw that could trigger an unstoppable slide of ice into the ocean and raise world sea levels for thousands of years, a study showed on Sunday.

Environment, Environment 04 May 2014
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Israel pounds Gaza despite international peace efforts

GAZA/JERUSALEM - Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as top U.S. and United Nations diplomats pursued talks on halting the fighting that has claimed more than 600 lives.