Antarctica

The holiday destinations travel bloggers are all over

Don't mind if we do...<p>Admit it. When you’re thinking about your possible holiday destinations, you can’t help but think about how many great photos …

Lifestyle

Wild style: Luxury access to spectacular natural wonders

Africa<p>There are few better ways to discover Africa's spectacular wildlife than with travel company Abercrombie & Kent, whose founder Geoffrey Kent …

South Pole

How Distant Winds May Be Causing Antarctic Meltdown

• <i>Published:</i> July 24th, 2017<p>Estimates of just how much sea levels will rise and inundate coastal areas vary widely. One of the reasons is that …

Climate Change

5 things on the Menu in Antarctica

<i>Have you ever wondered what Antarctica food is like? Agness and Cez from eTramping share the dish on Antarctica cuisine.</i><p>Everybody knows that …

Food

State of the climate: Warm temperatures and low sea ice mark first half of 2017

The first half of 2017 has seen record low sea ice extents at both poles and near-record global average temperatures – despite the absence of a …

Global Warming

SCENIC ECLIPSE- THE EXPEDITION BOOM CONTINUES

The burgeoning expedition cruise ship circuit looks set to reach a new plateau next year with the introduction of the all suite, all inclusive new</b> …

Cruise Ships

A cruise line is recruiting future leaders of Antarctic expeditions to join their training academy

If you don’t want to just experience an Antarctic expedition, but lead others on an incredible journey to one of the world’s most remote places, then this new training academy may be just the thing for you.<p>Want to see an Antarctic sunrise? Get trained for expeditions. Image by ©pbjacobs/Budget …

Travel

'Frightening': Senior climate scientist warns of potential Donald Trump damage

Budget cuts to key US climate programs proposed by President Donald Trump are "frightening" for the global science community, threatening to set back …

Southern Ocean

Surfers Share Stories and Encounters With Sharks

I grew up surfing the Western Australian coastline from a young age, which is notoriously bad for sharks and the fatalities over the years from …

Southern Ocean

Solve Antarctica’s sea-ice puzzle

John Turner and Josefino Comiso call for a coordinated push to crack the baffling rise and fall of sea ice around Antarctica.<p>Subject …

Southern Ocean

NOAA: Earth had its Third Warmest June on Record

By Dr. Jeff Masters<p>June 2017 was the planet's third warmest June since record keeping began in 1880, said the National Oceanic and Atmospheric …

Global Warming

Top 10 Crazy Facts About Living At The South Pole

10<b>One Sunrise And Sunset Per Year</b><p>Photo credit: NOAA<p>Due to the South Pole’s unique location on the very bottom of the globe, the perspective of the …

South Pole

Lisa Blair - climbing the mast in the Southern Ocean

Evening All,<p>Last night to my great disappointment the winds maintained 8-10 knots from the North to North West and even with the Full main sail and …

Southern Ocean

NY Magazine Says Earth Will Be Uninhabitable By End Of Century. Wrong

More than 100 years ago, it was not uncommon to find people, usually men, standing on street corners of major cities holding large placards or signs …

Climate Change

NASA's Cassini spacecraft beams back images of water jets on the south pole of Enceladus

The <b>Cassini spacecraft</b> has beamed back images of Enceladus, an icy moon of Saturn. The narrow angle camera on board the spacecraft captured the image …

South Pole

Cold weather kills two people in Argentina

Freezing temperatures blowing in from the South Pole have killed two people in Argentina.<p>The victims are a 54-year-old homeless man in the seaside …

South Pole

New Antarctic iceberg echoes old problem

The break in the Larsen C ice shelf highlights the vulnerable nature of other Antarctic environments and the impact people are having on the …

Climate Change

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TBS

Massive iceberg breaks free in Antarctica

An iceberg seven times the size of New York City has broken off of Antarctica, and while scientists and NASA knew the break was coming, the sheer size involved makes this event unique. NBC national correspondent Miguel Almaguer reports for TODAY.

Climate Change

Axios AM

<b>Good Thursday morning.</b><b>His fave city:</b> President and First Lady arrive in Paris for Bastille Day, celebrating French national pride.<p><b>lf you're in</b> …

Donald Trump

The Larsen C iceberg finally broke away. Now there’s a trillion-ton iceberg adrift

An iceberg large enough to cover the U.S. with 4.6 inches of ice will melt into our ocean waters<p>The inevitable moment of reckoning for the Larsen C ice shelf arrived. The growing rift that carved across one of the Antarctica Peninsula’s largest ice shelves reached its end, sending a 2,240-square …

Climate Change

An Epic Trip to Mexico, Central & South America, and Antarctica

Brush up on that Spanish, amigos, and strap on a backpack. These areas are all about adventure and exploration, whether it's trying every kind of …

South America

Things Fall Apart

In the September 11, 1989, issue of <i>The New Yorker</i>, a twenty-eight-year-old writer named Bill McKibben published a lengthy article titled “The End of Nature.” The previous year had been especially hot––the country suffered one of the worst droughts since the Dust Bowl, Yellowstone was ablaze for …

Culture

Iceberg breaks away from Antarctic ice shelf

Recent satellite images show one of the largest icebergs recorded has broken off from the Antarctic ice shelf.

Delaware-size iceberg has broken off Antarctica

The iceberg, weighing more than a trillion tons, is one of the largest ever recorded, and the break may leave the remaining ice shelf unstable. …

Climate Change

Ask a scientist: How should we live in the face of climate change?

David Wallace-Wells’ viral story in New York Magazine paints a vivid picture of climate change: The Arctic permafrost thaws into methane-spewing …

Climate Change

Trillion-tonne iceberg breaks off Antarctica : scientists

A trillion-tonne iceberg, one of the biggest on record, has snapped off the West Antarctic ice shelf, said scientists Wednesday who have monitored …

Climate Change

Trillion-tonne iceberg breaks off Antarctica

As big as Bali, the loss of the Larsen C ice shelf will require maps to be redrawn and could ultimately cause sea levels to rise.

Climate Change

'Maps Will Be Redrawn': Huge #ExxonKnew Iceberg Breaks From Antarctica

"Good morning to everyone except the 100 companies responsible for 71% of greenhouse gas emissions since 1988."<br>—Kate Aronoff, <i>In These Times</i><p>One of the …

Climate Change

Antarctica Is Melting at a Dangerous Pace - The Big Picture

<b>The Larsen C Ice Shelf Collapse Is Just the Beginning—Antarctica Is Melting</b><p>Why should we care about Antarctica ice melt? Antarctica’s ice shelves are …

Climate Change