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Rapid temperature increases above the Antarctic
A new analysis of weather balloon observations from the last 30 years reveals that the Antarctic has the same 'global warming' signature as that seen across the whole Earth, but is three times larger than that observed globally. View News Article (2006-03-31)


Media invitation - Environmental change in Antarctic lakes and seas: the chances for survival or extinction? BA Festival of Science, Univ of Leicester
The effects of the warming of the Earth`s climate on Antarctic lakes and seas is a matter of life or death for many plants and animals at the frozen continent. Professor Lloyd Peck, biologist with British Antarctic Survey (BAS) discusses the prospects for survival or extinction of Antarctic marine and lake life today (9 Sept) at a special seminar - Frontiers in Polar Science session organised by... View News Article (2002-09-05)


Award winning Antarctic Waves - cool music from hot science
**Antarctic Waves** is awarded a BAFTA Interactive Entertainment award for best Offline Learning educational resource. A unique award winning `toolkit` to make cool music from hot science is now available for music teachers. Two years in production, Antarctic Waves is the first interactive CD teaching resource that introduces students to the excitement of Antarctic science through music... View News Article (2002-10-21)


Antarctic Waves ? cool music from hot science
A `toolkit` to make cool music from hot science is launched this week at the British Association (BA) Festival of Science in Leicester. Two years in production, Antarctic Waves is the first interactive CD teaching resource that introduces students to the excitement of Antarctic science through music composition. Using a medium normally associated with computer games, Antarctic Waves is designed... View News Article (2002-09-05)


British Antarctic Survey Wins Environment Award
The British Antarctic Survey (BAS), is winner of a national "Green Apple" Gold environmental award for the successful removal of an old waste dump from Antarctica. The Green Apple Awards were presented at The House of Commons yesterday (6 November) at a prize-winning ceremony hosted by The Rt. Hon. Patricia Hewitt MP, Secretary of State for Trade & Industry and Minister for Women.... View News Article (2003-11-07)


First evidence of under-ice volcanic eruption in Antarctica
The first evidence of a volcanic eruption from beneath Antarctica's most rapidly changing ice sheet is reported this week in the journal Nature Geosciences. The volcano on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet erupted 2000 years ago (325BC) and remains active. View News Article (2008-01-21)


SCAR: Antarctic researchers meet in Bremen
Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) convenes July 25 through July 31 2004 The 28th International Antarctic conference of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research will take place in the Congress Centre in Bremen July 25 through July 31 2004. About 600 scientists from more than 30 countries are expected to attend this most important Antarctic research meeting. All disciplines of... View News Article (2004-01-05)


Polarstern's biggest fish catch in 24 years of research in Antarctic waters
Five tons of marbled Antarctic cod (Notothenia rossii), now that was surely a big surprise to scientists and crew on board of Polarstern, alike considering that previous and subsequent hauls barely ever reaped such plentiful harvests. View News Article (2006-12-27)


Underwater Antarctic volcanoes discovered in the Southern Ocean
Scientists from British Antarctic Survey (BAS) have discovered previously unknown volcanoes in the ocean waters around the remote South Sandwich Islands. Using ship-borne sea-floor mapping technology during research cruises onboard the RRS James Clark Ross, the scientists found 12 volcanoes beneath the sea surface - some up to 3km high. View News Article (2011-07-12)


Limpets reveal possible fate of cold-blooded Antarctic animals
A limpet no bigger than a coin could reveal the possible fate of cold-blooded Antarctic marine animals according to new research published this week in The Journal of Experimental Biology. View News Article (2007-07-24)

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