Antarctica

Robot 'dolphins' give clues to Antarctic melt in data revolution

OSLO, Nov 10 - Dolphin-sized robots are giving clues to a thaw of Antarctica's ice in a sign of how technology is revolutionizing data collection in remote polar regions, scientists said on Monday.

Robot "dolphins" give clues to Antarctic melt in data revolution

OSLO - Dolphin-sized robots are giving clues to a thaw of Antarctica's ice in a sign of how technology is revolutionising data collection in remote polar regions, scientists said on Monday.

World, Norway 10 Nov 2014

Warmer air caused ice shelf collapse off Antarctica

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.

12 Sep 2014

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
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U.S., Cuba restore ties after 50 years

HAVANA/WASHINGTON - The United States and Cuba agreed on Wednesday to restore diplomatic ties that Washington severed more than 50 years ago, and President Barack Obama called for an end to the long economic embargo against its old Cold War enemy.