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Ozone-hole recovery may spur Antarctic warming

Ozone-hole recovery may spur Antarctic warming Ozone-hole recovery may spur Antarctic warming AGU April 24, 2008 A full recovery of the stratospheric ozone hole could strongly modify climate change in…

Swan finds love with paddleboat

Photo: Swan falls in love with paddleboat Photo: Swan falls in love with paddleboat mongabay.com March 26, 2008 In a bizarre story out of Muenster, Germany, a black swam will…

Giant sea creatures discovered in Antarctica

Photos: Giant sea creatures discovered in Antarctica An eight week long survey of New Zealand's Antarctic waters has turned up giant creatures including jellyfish with 12-foot tentacles and 2-foot-wide starfish,…

Deep-sea krill discovered in Antarctica

Deep-sea krill discovered in Antarctica Deep-sea krill discovered in Antarctica mongabay.com February 25, 2008 Antarctic krill have been found living at depths up to 3000 meters near the Antarctic Peninsula,…

NASA releases high-resolution map of Antarctica

High-resolution image map of Antarctica NASA releases high-resolution map of Antarctica mongabay.com November 27, 2007 A team of researchers from NASA, the U.S. Geological Survey, the National Science Foundation and…

Glaciers speed up due to global warming

Glaciers speed up due to global warming Glaciers speed up due to global warming mongabay.com June 5, 2007 Antarctic glaciers are moving faster due to global warming, reports the British…

Antarctic temperatures are not rising

Antarctic temperatures are not rising Antarctic temperatures are not rising mongabay.com February 15, 2007 Temperatures in Antarctica are not rising as predicted by many climate models, according to research presented…

Ozone hole recovery slower than expected

Ozone hole recovery slower than expected Ozone hole recovery slower than expected NASA June 29, 2006 Scientists from NASA and other agencies have concluded that the ozone hole over the…

Greenhouse gases hit record in 2005

Greenhouse gases hit record in 2005 Greenhouse gases hit record in 2005 mongabay.com May 1, 2006 Levels of gases believed to be fueling global warming continued to climb in 2005…