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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    Change of wind brings ice to Antarctica, as Arctic melts

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by The Guardian in London

    ... of the expansion of sea ice around Antarctica, at the same time global warming is melting swaths of Arctic sea ice, has been solved using data from American military satellites. Two decades of measurements ... of climate change. "The Arctic is losing sea ice five times faster than the Antarctic is gaining it, so, on average, the Earth is losing sea ice very quickly. There is no inconsistency between ...

  2. Antarctica or Arctic, protect and preserve

    Posted Aug 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that the agreements did not cover: the Arctic. Melting ice as a result of global warming has meant the opening of new sea lanes and a report that the seabed could contain as much as 25 per cent ... ownership of the Arctic, but oil exploration will damage the pristine area, while the emissions that are caused when oil is burned to produce electricity and power vehicles will contribute further ...

  3. News - China

    China to build two more Antarctic bases

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 08:42pm by AFP

    ... to reduce the likelihood of confrontations over territorial disputes there. On the other side of the world, China is looking to expand its presence in the Arctic, which is thought could harbour huge ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, March 10, 2013

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 01:15am

    ... that while climate change and the increasing loss of the Arctic sea ice was the greatest threat to the 20,000 left in the wild, hunting was an intolerable additional pressure. "Science paints ...

  5. Polar trip highlights environmental needs

    Posted Apr 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tong has now organised a trip to the Arctic. Form Four to Six students aged 15 or above can apply before April 10. Visit mightyrovers.yot.org.hk for details. ...

  6. The hot issue of a melting Antarctica

    Posted Nov 13th 2007, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... to the Kyoto Protocol, which expires in 2012. Antarctica is currently controversial for two reasons. First, as sea ice recedes around the North Pole, countries bordering the Arctic Ocean are making ...

  7. Captain Scott

    Posted Nov 30th 2003, 12:00am by Richard Holdcroft

    ... person to have been awarded two clasps to Britain's Polar Medal for his endeavours in the Antarctic and Arctic. As he writes: 'No previous Scott biographer has manhandled a heavy ...



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