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A deeper insight into East Antarctic melting: reason to worry?

A deeper insight into East Antarctic melting: reason to worry?

As a previous post discussed, whilst most ice-melt in Antarctica takes place in the west and on the Antarctic Peninsula, the situation in East Antarctic isn’t as stable as once thought. New concerns have been raised regarding East Antarctica’s ability to ‘reshape coastlines around the […]

Antarctica’s ozone issue

Antarctica’s ozone issue

In 1985 3 scientists from the British Antarctic Survey raised the alarm regarding depletion of the ozone layer above Antarctica, the international community jumped into action at a speed rarely seen in the field of environmentalism. Only 2 years after the first report, the Montreal […]

the sound of antarctica

the sound of antarctica

Researchers from the American Geophysical Union have found, by deploying seismographs across the Ross ice shelf, that a song can be heard coming from within the ice. These super sensitive instruments (placed in the shelf’s near-surface) picked up different frequencies and ‘spectral changes’ as it experienced […]