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No Deal On Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary

Reuters | Morag MacKinnon | Posted 10.31.2014 | Green

PERTH, Australia, Oct 31 - China and Russia have thwarted an international attempt to create the world's largest ocean sanctuary in Antarctica as bo...

Countries Can't Agree On Antarctic Marine Reserve

AP | NICK PERRY | Posted 10.30.2014 | Green

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A plan to protect a vast swath of ocean off Antarctica by creating the world's largest marine reserve appeared headed...

How SeaWorld Keeps the Body Clocks of Its Antarctic Penguins on South Pole Time

Jim Hill | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

You know that out-of-sync feeling you have for those first few days after Daylight Savings Time? Where your internal body clock is telling you that it's one time while the light levels outside are telling you that it's an entirely different time? Well, then imagine how tough it must be to be an Antarctic penguin on display in Orlando.

Countries Fail To Agree Over Antarctic Marine Reserve

AP | NICK PERRY | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The nations that make decisions about Antarctic fishing failed Friday for a third time to agree on a plan that would ...

Channelling Mr. Bean, Bozo the Clown and Jerry Lewis around the World: Dispatches From the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 11.06.2013 | Travel
Mike Arkus

At age 77 is it time at last to retire my sneakers and wind up my travels? No way! The sneakers perhaps, but I'll just get a new pair. I'm having much too much fun, thank you very much.

Antarctic Team Digs Deep To Predict Climate Future

AP | By NICK PERRY and ROD McGUIRK | Posted 06.06.2013 | Green

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Nancy Bertler and her team took a freezer to the coldest place on Earth, endured weeks of primitive living and risked...

Discovered in Antarctica: Robert Falcon Scott's "Highest Camp"

Adventure Collection | Posted 05.26.2013 | Travel
Adventure Collection

Coming across a few stones might not seem all that extraordinary when you're standing on Mount Erebus in Antarctica. But one volcanologist saw something in those stones that was a lot more: remnants of Robert Falcon Scott's "highest camp," set up during the 1912 Terra Nova Expedition.

Explorer's Epic Sea Voyage To Be Retraced

Reuters | Stuart McDill | Posted 02.01.2013 | Science

By Stuart McDill SYDNEY (Reuters) - A group of intrepid explorers are readying themselves for the first-ever recreation of the epic voy...

Antarctica Once Home To Rainforest

Posted 08.03.2012 | Green

Scientists drilling off the coast of Antarctica made a startling discovery recently that could hold clues to the Earth's future -- especially if clima...

PHOTOS: Incredible Antarctica: The Wilderness At Earth's End

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 10.02.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

Antarctica is a landscape of superlatives: stunningly beautiful in a very big way.

PHOTOS: 8 Adventures In The Falklands

Rachel Dickinson | Posted 06.17.2012 | Travel
Rachel Dickinson

This seemingly barren archipelago in the South Atlantic, 300 miles east of the tip of South America, is a cross between Scotland's Outer Hebrides and the rocky interior of Iceland.

WATCH: Penguin, Sea Lion Play Desperate Game Of Cat-And-Mouse

Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 03.14.2012 | Science

Will the poor little penguin get away--or wind up inside the sea lion's belly? It's an obvious question for viewers of a video showing a gripping s...

Shooting From the Heart -- Daisy Gilardini's Wildlife Photography (VIDEO)

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steven Crandell

2011-03-03-crandell.jpgGilardini has a remarkable ability to establish a visual intimacy with the animals she photographs.

What Are Whales Telling Us About the Earth?

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

It's time to end the whale hunt and grant amnesty to these magnificent creatures that are helping us survive on our planet -- by determining how quickly global warming is occurring.

Where Has All The Water Gone?

Bill Chameides | Posted 11.18.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

Crossposted with TheGreenGrok.com.Mankind is moving buckets and buckets of water from land to the ocean.Sometimes science moves slowly and sometimes q...

Our Astonishing Planet Earth

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

The Arctic is a low-lying basin of frozen sea ice, in the winter it is covered by 5 million square miles of ice. It is home to 40 different species of mammals and 90 flowering plants. Planet Earth is awesome.

Toxic or Not, Commercial Whaling Is Back on the Table

Peter Christian Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Christian Hall

The only global organization to ever control whaling may be on the rocks. An IWC collapse would dissolve a 24-year moratorium on commercial whaling, leaving Japan and other whalers to hunt freely.

Wilkins ice Shelf: Northern Ice Front Unstable, Enormous Chunks Collapse

Reuters | Alister Doyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

An area of an Antarctic ice shelf almost the size of New York City has broken into icebergs this month after the collapse of an ice bridge widely blam...

A Landslide Victory for Obama In Antarctica

Todd Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Todd Carmichael

The main reason I voted for Obama is because of the effects of climate change I've witnessed first-hand here in Antarctica.