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Marine life found in ancient Antarctica ice helps solve a carbon dioxide puzzle from the ice age

Chris Fogwill, Author provided

Chris Turney, UNSW and Chris Fogwill, Keele University

Evidence of minute amounts of marine life in an ancient Antarctic ice sheet helps explain a longstanding puzzle of why rising carbon dioxide (CO₂) levels stalled for hundreds of years as Earth warmed from the last ice age. 1,011 more words

Climate Change

conflictingheart:“This boat, which sunk on April 7, 2012, lies at a depth of about 30 ft in Ardley Bay, Antarctica”

conflictingheart:“This boat, which sunk on April 7, 2012, lies at a depth of about 30 ft in Ardley Bay, Antarctica”

The Winter Journey: Part X

Dante Was Right

So thought Apsley Cherry-Garrard on the 6th of July, 1911 as the temperature in the Windless Bight dropped below -70°F (-56.7°C). As he wrote in… 618 more words

Antarctica

Travel Bucket List

Today, I thought I would do a slightly different post than usual. I’ve seen a lot of other posts where people list some of the destinations on their travel bucket list and I thought I would make a similar post! 497 more words

Travel

The Winter Journey: Part IX

Dreadfully Cold Work

When we last left the men of the Crozier party, they were holed up in their sleeping bags after snow and poor visibility forced them to take a day off. 377 more words

Antarctica

The Winter Journey: Part VII

A Beastly Cold Business

At this point in the journey the men of the Crozier party have been out from Cape Evans for six days, half of which have been at -50°F (-45.6°C) or colder. 389 more words

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Antarctic Fire Angels - Life in Lockdown with Alison.

Alison is next up and her social media is one to watch;

Since lockdown started life has changed quite a lot for Alison. From suddenly being in work every day to remote working from home in the first few weeks. 697 more words