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Antarctic Ocean

Robotic 'Dolphins' Help Scientists Measure Antarctic Ice Melt

Reuters | Alister Doyle | Posted 01.10.2015 | Green

By Alister Doyle OSLO, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Dolphin-sized robots are giving clues to a thaw of Antarctica's ice in a sign of how technolog...

Mysterious Ocean 'Quack' Finally Identified

LiveScience | Tanya Lewis | Posted 04.23.2014 | Science

A mysterious duck-like sound recorded in the ocean around Antarctica has baffled scientists for decades, but the source of the sound has finally been...

The Last Frontier: Antarctica's Southern Ocean

Mera McGrew | Posted 12.24.2012 | Green
Mera McGrew

Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are the least explored and least understood marine regions in the world. Nearly a century after the first person reached the South Pole, the abundant life underneath the ocean's frozen surface is just beginning to be discovered.

Japan Hunts Hundreds Of Whales Under Controversial Program

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Green

TOKYO -- Japan says it has caught 195 whales in the Pacific Ocean this season under a research program opposed by activists who call it commercial wha...