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Science and Research in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean


Prof Jonathan Bamber on changing Antarctic Ice Sheets and rising global sea levels [video]

Five of the world's leading scientists on Antarctica and the Southern Ocean present the latest findings on the changing Antarctic Ice Sheets and the impact on global sea levels.… Read more »

Monitoring Life in the Dry Valleys

Researchers from the Auckland University of Technology (AUT) flew drones with special cameras over the Taylor Dry Valley in Antarctica to study microbial life.… Read more »

Antarctic seals may use Earth's magnetic field to navigate while hunting

Scientists believe they have found the reason that Weddell seals are so adept at finding breathing holes while hunting beneath Antarctica’s ice – they use the Earth’s magnetic field as a natural GPS… Read more »