Australia: Push for Antarctic Reserve


The link below is to an article that reports on Australia’s efforts to establish an Antarctic reserve.

For more visit:
http://www.theage.com.au/environment/australia-to-push-for-antarctic-reserve-20121017-27r2g.html

Antarctica: Grand Canyon Landscape Fuelling Ice Melt


The link below is to a very interesting article concerning a landscape buried beneath the Antarctic ice that is similar to the Grand Canyon in size. It also plays a significant role in the current Antarctic ice melt.

For more visit:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18959399

Article: Antarctica – Emperor Penguin Population Far Greater Than Previously Thought


The link below is to an article reporting on the population of Emperor Penguins across the Antarctic. The survey of penguins found that the number of Emperor Penguins is almost twice as many as previously thought.

For more, visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0414-penguins_from_space.html

Climate Change: Further Evidence


Further evidence has emerged for climate change with King Crabs now moving into the warming waters of Antarctica. The appearance of these crabs in Antarctic waters is cause for real concern as they pose a serious threat to endemic species in this area.

For more on this story visit:
http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/03/king-crabs-invade-antarctica-40-million-years.php