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Japan To Launch Commercial Whaling Again After Withdrawing From Treaty
Nation's decision is bashed by environmentalists and Australia.
Australia Dept. of the Enviroment and Energy
'Headless Chicken Monster' Spotted Off Antarctic Coast For First Time
Previously, the creature was found only in the Gulf of Mexico.
Here's The Poop On Antarctica's Secret Penguin Society, Population 1.5 Million
Scientists learned of the "hotspot for avian abundance" thanks to the birds' prodigious droppings.
Explorers Come Up With Amazing Photos Of What Lies Beneath Antarctic Waters
The Greenpeace project is part of mission to create a massive Antarctic sanctuary.
Boaty McBoatface Is Preparing For Its First Antarctic Mission
What, you thought it was all just a joke?
Photo credit: smh.com.au
Antarctica Is Undergoing An Extraordinary Melt
Dr Reese Halter
Last year, all signs were pointing towards this shattering event.
Flight in the Southern Ocean on the Back Burner, Warming
President and CEO, Wildlife Conservation Society
As our increasingly connected world has brought the once-remote Southern Ocean and Antarctica closer to human populations than ever before, the 50-million-year history of penguins and albatross has been brought to the precipice in a span of a mere quarter century.
The Last Frontier: Antarctica's Southern Ocean
Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are the least explored and least understood marine regions in the world. Nearly a century after the first person reached the South Pole, the abundant life underneath the ocean's frozen surface is just beginning to be discovered.
100 Years Of Change In The Antarctic
Pioneers in expedition travel
Jean-Baptiste Charcot's expeditions are justly famous for their attention to the creature comforts of men and for success. He explored unknown areas of the Antarctic Peninsula.
East Scotia Ridge, Southern Ocean Hydrothermal Vent Hotspot, Teeming With New Species
The researchers, whose work was published this week in PLoS Biology, used a remotely operated vehicle to study marine life
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What Next for Japanese Whaling?
Executive director, BlueVoice.org
Tokyo confirms the whaling fleet has been called home, ending the 2010 - 11 season, but leaves open possibilities of returning to the Antarctic next year.
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