Antarctic: No role for climate in Halley iceberg splitting

Scientists say natural events are driving the ice changes near Britain's Halley base in Antarctica.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
April 5, 2019 ~5 min

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Climate change: Warning from 'Antarctica's last forests'

Scientists call for more research into the last time when atmospheric carbon dioxide levels were the same as today.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
April 3, 2019 ~6 min

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Climate change: Drilling in 'Iceberg Alley'

The huge blocks of ice that drift away from Antarctica have a story to tell about Earth's past - and its future.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
March 27, 2019 ~6 min

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Climate change: Long Antarctic satellite record is secured

Scientists ensure the constant monitoring of the White Continent will continue unbroken into the 2030s.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
March 6, 2019 ~6 min

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UK's Halley Antarctic base in third winter shutdown

Staff are pulled out once again amid ongoing uncertainty surrounding the stability of nearby ice.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Feb. 28, 2019 ~5 min

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UK Antarctic meteorite hunt bags large haul

The first British-led expedition to gather space rocks in the Antarctic returns with 36 objects.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Feb. 27, 2019 ~6 min

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Search for Shackleton's lost Endurance ship called off

Thick ice and a lost sub bring an end to the search for the famous Antarctic explorer's sunken polar yacht.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Feb. 14, 2019 ~6 min

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Surface lakes cause Antarctic ice shelves to ‘flex’

The filling and draining of meltwater lakes has been found to cause a floating Antarctic ice shelf to flex, potentially threatening its stability.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Feb. 13, 2019 ~6 min

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Endurance: Search for Shackleton's lost ship begins

Scientists hope to discover one of the most famous ships in Antarctic exploration history this week.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Feb. 10, 2019 ~3 min

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Larsen ice shelf: Mission to explore uncovered Antarctic ecosystem

Scientists want to reach a section of Antarctic sea-floor exposed by the world's biggest iceberg.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Feb. 4, 2019 ~4 min

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