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Emperor Penguins in the News

Posted February 19, 2013 @ 1:20pm | by TravelWild

Emperor Penguins in the NewsWhen satellite imagery showed what turned out to be a giant swath of penguin excrement in eastern Antarctica, penguin researchers became really excited at the prospect of a previously unknown...

 

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Tags: Alain Hubert, BBC spy cams, newly discovered emperor penguin colony, penguins
 

Look! A frozen tsunami

Posted November 30, 2012 @ 7:16pm | by TravelWild

Look! A frozen tsunamiThis photo of ice in Antarctica does look like an oncoming tsunami wave, frozen in midair, but it’s actually compressed ice. Lacking air bubbles, the ice is so thick it’s able to...

 

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Tags: cryo-ecosystem, Lake Vida, sea butterfly
 

International science mission

Posted October 22, 2012 @ 7:16pm | by TravelWild

International science missionTo complement the news of this year’s smallest ice coverage in the Arctic (in the satellite record) comes the discovery of Antarctica’s largest ice extent, leading to naysaying,...

 

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Tags: Antarctic sea ice, Aurora Australis, climate change, SIPEX-II
 

Expedition remedies, circa 1912

Posted October 22, 2012 @ 7:14pm | by TravelWild

Expedition remedies, circa 1912When travelers book a trip to Antarctica or the Arctic with TravelWild Expeditions, they receive the benefit of Dennis Mense’s extensive experience to the far reaches of both polar...

 

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Tags: Empire Antarctica, Gavin Francis, Heroic Age of Exploration
 

Antarctica: the cooks, musicians, doctors,

Posted September 12, 2012 @ 7:13pm | by TravelWild

Antarctica: the cooks, musicians, doctors,Maria Semple, in her acclaimed new novel, “Where’d You Go, Bernadette?” “asks Seattle to laugh at itself” and takes readers through a joyful romp of not just life in...

 

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Tags: Antarctic soundscapes, Antony Dubber, Bernadette Fox, Cheryl Leonard, Maria Semple
 

Overwintering in the dark at the South Pole

Posted August 17, 2012 @ 7:12pm | by TravelWild

Overwintering in the dark at the South PoleThe achievement of Curiosity landing on Mars has caused many to speculate about future human expeditions to our neighboring planet. Training for an inter-planetary expedition might consist of...

 

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Tags: Alexander Kumar, Lawrence Howard, Planet Concordia
 
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