Antarctica Has Had a Bad Year

Antarctica Has Had a Bad Year

Antarctica, the least hospitable and most treacherous of the Earth’s seven continents, has had a bad year. First came the realization by scientists in June that undersea volcanoes were accelerating glacial melt in the western region. Now more research has revealed another threat to the continent’s western glaciers which is wind. More specifically this means […]

Antarctica Affected by Climate Change as Penguins Slowly Disappear

Antarctica Affected by Climate Change as Penguins Slowly Disappear

Rapidly changing climate has negatively affected one of Antarctica’s most favorite animals. The Adélie penguins, are slowly disappearing. Many scientists strongly believe that even small changes in penguin numbers can alert the world about Antarctica’s demise, bringing attention to the effects of rapid global warming and increased fishing. It is no secret that the world is interconnected, and […]

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