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Antarctica

a collection of articles about Antarctica

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Article phys.org

Antarctic ice-sheet melting to lift sea level higher than thought, study says


Global sea level rise associated with the possible collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet has been significantly underestimated in previous studies, meaning sea level in a war...

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Article wired.com

The Race to Understand Antarctica’s Most Terrifying Glacier | WIRED - WIRED


The Thwaites Glacier is crumbling into the sea. Now scientists must answer two questions: When will it take the plunge? And can our coastal cities be saved?

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Article newyorker.com

The White Darkness: A Journey Across Antarctica | The New Yorker - The New Yorker


David Grann writes about Henry Worsley’s solitary trek, which became a singular of character.

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Article axios.com

Ice melt from West Antarctica will hit the U.S. especially hard - Axios - Axios


Gravity is a vital consideration to make when forecasting sea level rise

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Article theconversation.com

Explainer: how the Antarctic Circumpolar Current helps keep Antarctica frozen - The Conversation - The Conversation


The Antarctic Circumpolar Current provides a barrier to heat that keeps warm subtropical waters away from Antarctica. Yet, there are a few places where the heat gets through.

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Article bbc.com

Antarctica: A journey to the edge of a frozen continent - BBC News - BBC News


A photojournalist's journey to the enchanting world of a frozen continent

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Exploring and protecting the Antarctic | The Economist - The


The Antarctic is one of the least explored places on the planet. For the first time ever a marine biologist has ventured to unexplored parts of the seabed in...

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Article smithsonianmag.com

The Forgotten American Explorer Who Discovered Huge Parts of Antarctica - Smithsonian Magazine


Charles Wilkes, the Forgotten Antarctic Explorer | Science | Smithsonian Magazine It’s been 180 years since Charles Wilkes, a founder of the Smithsonian Collection, discovere...

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Article rollingstone.com

The Doomsday Glacier - Rolling Stone - Rolling Stone (2017)


In the farthest reaches of Antarctica, a nightmare scenario of crumbling ice – and rapidly rising seas – could spell disaster for a warming planet. As the world warms, determ...

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