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THE NEW ANTARCTIC ICEBERG IS BIG ENOUGH FOR RUNWAYS, WATER MINES, AND CRAZY DANCE PARTIES


The tabular iceberg that just broke away from the Antarctic Peninsula is said to be as big as the state of Delaware... READ MORE

19th July, 2017 1375

WHY THE ANTARCTIC ICE SHELF BROKE APART AND WHAT IT MEANS


The massive iceberg that's now floating along in the Southern Ocean, off the coast of Antarctica, will likely break up over time, Shuman said... READ MORE

13th July, 2017 1654

HOPES OF MILD CLIMATE CHANGE DASHED BY NEW RESEARCH


The new research shows the 4.5C upper limit for climate sensitivity is real and means projections for global temperature rises cannot be reduced... READ MORE

5th July, 2017 7634

Trending News Headlines : Southern Ocean

WORLD'S LARGEST MARINE PARK CREATED IN ROSS SEA IN ANTARCTICA IN LANDMARK DEAL


Today's agreement is a turning point for the protection of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean, said Chris Johnson, WWF-Australia's ocean science manager... READ MORE

28th October, 2016 45953

BOATY MCBOATFACE TO GO ON ITS FIRST ANTARCTIC MISSION


Its mission will be to investigate water flow and turbulence in the dark depths of the Orkney Passage, a 3.5km deep region of the Southern Ocean... READ MORE

13th March, 2017 35038

PHOTOS SHOW JAPANESE WHALERS KILLING MINKE IN SANCTUARY, SAYS SEA SHEPHERD


Anti-whaling campaign group alleges it photographed Japanese whalers carrying out a slaughter inside Australia's Antarctic whale sanctuary... READ MORE

15th January, 2017 7650

JAPAN KILLS MORE THAN 300 WHALES IN ANNUAL ANTARCTIC HUNT


Whaling fleet returns to port after slaughtering hundreds of minke whales, in defiance of moratorium on hunting and global criticism... READ MORE

31st March, 2017 6483

WORLD'S LONGEST FLIGHT SET TO SOAR INTO RECORD BOOKS


Qatar Airways Flight 920 will cover a distance of 9,032 miles 14,535 km, taking 16 hours and 20 minutes, spanning 10 times zones in the process... READ MORE

4th February, 2017 6275

'PRISTINE' ANTARCTIC ROSS SEA DECLARED OFFICIAL UN MARINE PROTECTED AREA


Johnson said the WWF would be working hard to make the Ross Sea Marine Protected Area permanent... READ MORE

28th October, 2016 3636

150,000 PENGUINS PERISH AFTER GIANT ICEBERG TRAPS COLONY


The outlook for the Cape Denison Adelie penguins remains dire... READ MORE

14th February, 2016 2956

FINALLY, THE WORLD MAY PROTECT ONE OF THE MOST PRISTINE PARTS OF THE SOUTHERN OCEAN


Life at the bottom of the world The Southern Ocean, which surrounds the continent of Antarctica, may sound like a lifeless, frozen wasteland... READ MORE

20th October, 2016 2843

ANTARCTIC MARINE RESERVES DEAL WITHIN REACH AS RUSSIA THAWS ENVIRONMENTAL STANCE


After five years of failed negotiations, conservations are hopeful Russia is prepared to make a deal to protect the Ross Sea and East Antarctica... READ MORE

17th October, 2016 2602

AUSTRALIA CONSIDERS LEGAL ACTION AS JAPAN SNUBS ANTARCTIC WHALING BAN


Environment minister Greg Hunt says he hopes Japan does not undertake so-called scientific whaling in the Southern Ocean this summer... READ MORE

20th October, 2015 1659

THE U.S. AND CHINA JUST RATIFIED THE PARIS CLIMATE DEAL -- WHICH COULD BE BAD NEWS FOR DONALD TRUMP


If Hillary Clinton is elected in November, she is expected to continue Obama's climate policies and to begin implementing the Paris climate agreement immediately... READ MORE

3rd September, 2016 1622

MASSIVE MARINE PARK DECLARED IN ANTARCTIC OCEAN


The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources said the Ross Sea marine park would be protected from commercial fishing for 35 years... READ MORE

28th October, 2016 1484

WHY JAPAN HUNTS WHALES


Last year Japan caught no whales in the Antarctic, so there is less minke whale meat available, he says... READ MORE

9th February, 2016 1436

SEEKING UPPER HAND IN ANTARCTICA


Amid all the changes, Antarctica maintains its allure... READ MORE

29th December, 2015 1067

WHALING WATCHDOG SHRINKS LOOPHOLE ALLOWING JAPAN'S 'SCIENTIFIC' HUNTS


For Kitty Block of the Humane Society International, Thursday's vote shrank the scientific whaling loophole ... READ MORE

27th October, 2016 975

WORLD'S BIGGEST MARINE RESERVE CREATED IN ANTARCTICA AS NATIONS STRIKE DEAL


Today's agreement is a turning point for the protection of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean... READ MORE

28th October, 2016 850

FISHING PIRATES FLEE THAILAND IN BLACK-LISTED BOAT


Bangkok A notorious black-listed fishing vessel has broken free of Thai naval authorities off the Thai resort island of Phuket and sailed into international waters... READ MORE

9th September, 2015 493

EL NINO MAY 'BE THE WORST EVER'


Northerly winds would push the moist air south keeping temperatures high in South Australia and Victoria... READ MORE

2nd September, 2015 380

THE BLACK FISH: UNDERCOVER WITH THE VIGILANTES FIGHTING ORGANISED CRIME AT SEA | MATTHEW GREEN


Van der Werf was waiting outside with several other volunteers in the shade of a sea wall... READ MORE

24th February, 2016 372

COUNTRIES OK WORLDS LARGEST MARINE RESERVE IN ANTARCTICA


The U.S. and New Zealand have been pushing for a marine reserve for years... READ MORE

28th October, 2016 268

CHECKING TED CRUZ'S CLIMATE SCIENCE DENIAL HOWLERS


In 2000, the influential pollster Frank Luntz wrote a memo to Republicans saying the term global warming should be replaced by the less frightening term climate change ... READ MORE

11th February, 2016 235

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS COULD LOSE CHARITY STATUS FOR ENCOURAGING CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE


The Labor members of the committee released a dissenting report, saying they found it extraordinary that the committee would constrain the advocacy work of environmental groups... READ MORE

4th May, 2016 219

CHINA AND RUSSIA THWART PLAN FOR ANTARCTIC OCEAN SANCTUARY


The Southern Ocean represents about 10 percent of the Earth's surface... READ MORE

2nd November, 2014 155

COULD TOWING ICEBERGS TO HOT PLACES SOLVE THE WORLD'S WATER SHORTAGES?


A firm in Abu Dhabi has floated plans to tow icebergs from Antarctica to the United Arab Emirates to solve the country's fresh water shortage... READ MORE

6th May, 2017 109

THE ICE COLD WAR: FIGHT FOR SEALIFE IN REMOTE WILDS OF ANTARCTICA


It is truly dismaying that the commission continues to fail to agree on the establishment of the important Ross Sea and East Antarctica MPAs, said Downie... READ MORE

8th May, 2016 105

NATIONS OK WORLD'S LARGEST MARINE RESERVE OFF ANTARCTICA


The Ross Sea reserve includes the Ross Sea shelf and slope, and the Balleny Islands... READ MORE

28th October, 2016 38

OCEANS HAVE LOST 2% OF OXYGEN SINCE 1960, STUDY SAYS


Most oxygen was lost in the Equatorial and North Pacific Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and the South Atlantic Ocean... READ MORE

16th February, 2017 24

COUNTRIES OK WORLD'S LARGEST MARINE RESERVE IN ANTARCTICA


The U.S. and New Zealand have been pushing for a marine reserve for years... READ MORE

28th October, 2016 22

A HUGE CRACK IS SPREADING ACROSS ONE OF ANTARCTICA'S BIGGEST ICE SHELVES


Researchers have estimated that the loss of all the ice that the Larsen C ice shelf currently holds back would raise global sea levels by 10 centimetres... READ MORE

22nd August, 2016 20

AROUND THE WORLD IN 11 DAYS RUSSIAN PRIEST BREAKS BALLOONING RECORD


Fedor Konyukhov, 65, landed in the Australian Outback on 23 July after the epic journey in a two-metre-wide carbon gondola, which landed in an empty field... READ MORE

24th July, 2016 19


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