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Sea levels set to rise far more rapidly than expected

New research factors in collapsing Antarctic ice sheet that could double the sea-level rise to two metres by 2100 if emissions are not cut. Nearly a quarter of green open spaces now breach laws on nitrogen dioxide pollution (the stuff that…

Antarctica — home to ice, penguins, and what else?

Iceland, Greenland and Norwegian Svalbard offer plenty sensory stimulants, starting with the aurora borealis. Land visitors to Iceland seeking seclusion should head west, where adventure ice cave “Into the Glacier” is open to the public.

Antarctica

Iceland, Greenland and Norwegian Svalbard offer plenty sensory stimulants, starting with the aurora borealis. Land visitors to Iceland seeking seclusion should head west, where adventure ice cave “Into the Glacier” is open to the public.

Antarctica People

Even if the countries of the world control heat-trapping gases at the moderate levels they pledged in Paris last year, it would still mean seas 3 to 12 inches... In terms of absolute land loss, China would be at risk of losing more than 3…

Hunting and Fishing

Hunting for whales and seals drew people to the Antarctic in the early years of the 19th century and within only a few decades. The Antarctic fur seal was at the verge of extinction at many locations by 1830. Burning all the world’s coal,…
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