King Crabs Are Invading Antarctica

King Crabs Are Invading Antarctica

The waters off the west coast of Antarctica has started to warm up over the past 50 years. The temperature has risen about 2.5 degrees Fahrenheit, warmer than the average water temperature worldwide.  It has reached the temperature of 34 degrees which is warm enough for king crab to survive.  Normally the king crab live on the continental slopes and […]

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Craig Russell, Canadian Novelist Predicts Arctic Event

Craig Russell Predicted Arctic Event Affecting Larsen C Ice Shelf

In 2016, a Canadian novelist, Craig Russell — who is also a lawyer and a theater director in Manitoba — wrote an environmental cli-fi thriller titled “Fragment” about a major calving event along the ice shelf of Antarctica. The Yale Climate Connections website recently recommended the novel, published by Thistledown Press as a good summer read. Ironically, scientists in Antarctica are […]

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Buzz Aldrin Survived Arctic Health Crisis

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On Dec 1st 2016, 86 year old former astronaut Buzz Aldrin was evacuated from the South Pole after his health deteriorated during a trip with a tourist group visiting the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. After being transported to Christchurch, the Antarctic program’s logistics hub in New Zealand, Aldrin was transferred to a local medical facility, where he was responding well […]

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2015 Arctic Circle Assembly

Event Type: Conferences and Workshops When: 16 October 2015 to 18 October 2015   Where: Reykjavik, Iceland More information: http://arcticcircle.org The 2015 Arctic Circle Assembly is due to convene in the coming weeks. The Arctic Circle is the largest global gathering on the Arctic. It is attended by heads of state and governments, ministers, members of parliament, officials, experts, scientists, […]

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