Topic: James Ross Island
Two different areas of Antarctica tell two very different stories about how climate change might be affecting ice melt. The data appear to confirm that climate change impacts can be very local.
Centuries before fossil fuel emissions began warming the globe, Antarctica was heating up, indicates a new research published in Nature.
Rapid warming of the Antarctic Peninsula is bringing temperatures close to the warmth that followed the end of the last ice age, says lead researcher Richard Mulvaney, a paleoclimatologist with the British Antarctic Survey.
Scientists report unearthing a Titanosaur fossil in Antarctica. The continent had been the only one lacking evidence of sauropods – dinosaurs with long necks and tails.