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2010-02-06 14:40:15

A claim made by the UN climate change panel in 2007 that half of the country of the Netherlands was below sea level, is being contested by the country itself.

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2009-04-06 06:50:00

An ice bridge in the Antarctic, which linked a shelf of ice the size of Jamaica to two islands, has collapsed.

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2009-01-19 15:15:00

A large ice shelf is near collapse in Antarctica, held together only by a small strip of ice as global warming continues to alter the map of the frozen continent.

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2009-01-16 09:20:00

Increased rainfall on the Antarctic Peninsula is rapidly melting glaciers like the Sheldon, which has recoiled 1.2 miles in 20 years and is raising world sea levels, a leading expert announced.

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2009-01-13 16:50:41

Scientists say the Antarctic Peninsula’s most fearsome land predator is a reddish bug called the Rhagidia mite.

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2008-03-25 16:45:00

British Antarctic Survey has captured dramatic satellite and video images of an Antarctic ice shelf that looks set to be the latest to break out from the Antarctic Peninsula. A large part of the Wilkins Ice Shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula is now supported only by a thin strip of ice hanging between two islands. It is another identifiable impact of climate change on the Antarctic environment.

2008-01-21 09:23:24

A volcano beneath Antarctica’s icy surfa


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