Better Life in Antarctica With Hidden Secrets

Better Life in Antarctica With Hidden Secrets

Research has recently been published in the journal Nature, about Antarctica having a diversity of live, rich species living on the frozen desert. Antarctica may provide a better life in the future, as its hidden secrets continue to be uncovered. Scientists have found that Antarctica’s biodiversity is larger and more diverse than they have imagined, […]

Tragic Mauling in Antarctica Being Investigated

Tragic Mauling in Antarctica Being Investigated

The tragic leopard seal mauling endured by British scientist Kirsty Brown, which occurred during a research study in Antarctica, is now being investigated. The incident of the marine biologist’s untimely death, which took place summer of 2013, is said to the first leopard seal attack of its kind to have occurred on the icy continent. Last year, […]

Unique Penguin Flu Virus Identified in Antarctica

Unique Penguin Flu Virus Identified in Antarctica

A study by the World Health Organization (WHO) found a unique strain of bird flu in the Adelie penguins of Antarctica, which is now dubbed the penguin flu. It most closely resembles a strain called H3N8, which is a bird flu strain that dated back to the 1960s. Though it is not fatal or transmittable […]

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