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Thu, 14 Jun 2018 07:24:00 GMT
Antarctica ice sheet melting faster than expected, adding 0.6mm to sea level every year
The Antarctic ice sheet has lost more than 2,500 billion tons of ice in the past 25 years and nearly half of that has happened since 2012. An international team of polar scientists found that melting in Antarctica has jumped sh...

Wed, 06 Jun 2018 08:41:00 GMT
Argentina's national team cancels audience with Pope Francis
Argentina's national team have cancelled an audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican that was scheduled to take place on Wednesday, the Holy See has announced. The Albiceleste are preparing for the World Cup and have been trai...

Thu, 31 May 2018 08:20:00 GMT
Japanese whale hunt slaughters 122 pregnant minke whales
More than 120 pregnant whales were slaughtered in the latest Japanese whale hunt in Antarctica's Southern Ocean, new documents show, reigniting calls to step up efforts to stop the annual killing spree. A further 114 immature w...

Thu, 17 May 2018 08:31:00 GMT
Someone is cheating with ozone warn scientists: rate of decline has fallen drastically
The decline in the atmosphere of an ozone-depleting chemical banned by the Montreal Protocol has recently slowed by half, suggesting a serious violation of the 196-nation treaty, researchers revealed Wednesday.

Mon, 14 May 2018 20:04:00 GMT
Argentina/UK: Agreement to enhance Antarctic scientific co-operation
The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) and the Instituto Antártico Argentino (IAA) today signed a memorandum of understanding.The agreement will enable the implementation of joint science and technology research projects as well a...

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