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We've been profiting by slaughtering Antarctica's wildlife since it was discovered 200 years ago
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We've been profiting by slaughtering Antarctica's wildlife since it was discovered 200 years ago

Before 1833, at least seven million fur seals were killed in the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic.

Antarctic Peninsula hottest in three decades; rapid rate of ocean warming may be to blame, says study
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Antarctic Peninsula hottest in three decades; rapid rate of ocean warming may be to blame, says study

Between January and August, temperatures reached between 2 and 3 degrees Celsius on the peninsula, according to researchers at the Chilean Air Force's Frei Base

Green blooms: Patches of Antarctica’s snow is turning green with algae due to global warming
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Green blooms: Patches of Antarctica’s snow is turning green with algae due to global warming

When the algae bloom in a large area simultaneously, it turns the snow bright green and it can be spotted from space.

World's largest iceberg B-15 could be melting away after 18-year-long voyage, says NASA
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World's largest iceberg B-15 could be melting away after 18-year-long voyage, says NASA

The largest iceberg ever recorded, that broke away from Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf 18 years ago, could be nearing the end of its voyage, according to NASA

Antarctica: Giant trillion-tonne iceberg breaks away from Larsen C Ice Shelf, poses serious hazard to ships
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Antarctica: Giant trillion-tonne iceberg breaks away from Larsen C Ice Shelf, poses serious hazard to ships

London: A trillion-tonne iceberg – one of the largest ever recorded — has broken away from Antarctica after many months of anticipation and may now pose a serious hazard to ships around the South Pole, scientists said.

Frozen wilderness: A new movement calls for preserving Antarctica's resources; see photos
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Frozen wilderness: A new movement calls for preserving Antarctica's resources; see photos

#antarcticamatters is a budding movement to create awareness about one of the last untouched wildernesses on planet Earth

Rapid growth in Larsen C ice shelf's huge crack may soon destabilise Antarctic's largest structure
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Rapid growth in Larsen C ice shelf's huge crack may soon destabilise Antarctic's largest structure

Scientists have discovered a significant growth in an already huge crack on the Larsen C ice shelf in the Antarctic Peninsula region.