【六级】Then there is Antarctic's remoteness, with some mineral deposits found in windswept locations on a continent that is larger than Europe and where winter temperatures hover around minus 55 degrees Celsius.
【六级】As the ocean warms, a body of water called the Antarctic Polar Front - an upward movement of nutrient-rich sea that supports a huge abundance of marine life - is being pushed further south. This means that king penguins, which feed on fish and krill in th
【六级】South Korea opened its second Antarctic research base in 2014, describing it as a way to test robots developed by Korean researchers for use in extreme conditions.
【六级】As such, they are key species for understanding and predicting impacts of global change on Antarctic and sub-Antarctic marine ecosystems.
【六级】rising temperatures and overfishing in the pristine waters around the Antarctic could see king penguin populations pushed to the brink of extinction by the end of the century, according to a new study.
【六级】A global campaign has been launched to turn a huge tract of Antarctic seas into ocean sanctuaries, protecting wildlife and banning not just krill fishing, but all fishing.
【六级】The West Antarctic ice sheet was about 7,000 feet thick
【六级】How unstable the West Antarctic ice sheet is
【六级】One was created in the Ross Sea in 2016, another reserve is being proposed in a vast area of the Weddell Sea, and a third sanctuary is under consideration in the area west of the Antarctic Peninsula—a key krill fishing area.
【高考】A new collection of photos brings an unsuccessful antArctic voyage back to life.
【六级】with Russia's help, Belarus is preparing to build its first Antarctic base.
【高考】Frank Hurley, a confident and gifted Australian photographer who knew the antArctic, was hired to make the images, most of which have never before been published.
【六级】The old days of the Antarctic being dominated by the interests and wishes of white men from European, Australasian and North American states are over, "said Klaus Dodds, a politics scholar at the University of London who specialises in Antarctica.
【六级】The old days of the Antarctic being dominated by the interests and wishes of white men from European, Australasian and North American states are over, said Klaus Dodds, a politics scholar at the University of London who specialises in Antarctica.
【六级】Some of the ventures focus on the Antarctic resources that are already up for grabs, like abundant sea life.
【六级】Now, new evidence reveals that all or most of the Antarctic ice sheet collapsed at least once during the past 1.3 million years, a period when global temperatures probably were not significantly higher than they are today.
【六级】The report, published on Tuesday, comes amid growing concern about the impact of fishing and climate change on the Antarctic.
【六级】Scientists agree that key player in this scenario is the West Antarctic ice sheet, a Brazil-size mass of frozen water that is much as 7000 feet thick.
【六级】The West Antarctic region used to be warmer than today
【六级】The West Antarctic region was once an open ocean.