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Antarctic bounces back after ozone damage but scientists insist global warming is happening

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The Antarctic is one part of the world you might have thought would be affected by global warming. But for the last two decades, the Antarctic peninsula - the tip of the continent nearest to South America - has not got any warmer, scientists have found.
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World is warming but Antarctic is getting colder

Livemint - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Temperatures on the Antarctic Peninsula have reversed course, dropping by an average of about 0.5 degree Celsius per decade since the late 1990s while the rest of the world experienced record heat, 10 researchers from the British Antarctic Survey ...

Ministers meet in Turks and Caicos to address issues ahead of the Joint Ministerial Council meeting - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
“In terms of Cayman, the main potential impact includes travel and financial services - concerns also faced by London. But, like London, this impact will not be known until the landscape is clearer as to what kind of deal the U.K. will get from the EU ...

Returning Saints or spouses who already have a job offer on St Helena for specific posts requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check - for example teaching or safeguarding jobs - can make an application through the St Helena Government UK ...

Standard Chartered Bank Indonesia appoints new CEO - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
UK-based financial giant Standard Chartered has appointed Rino “Donny” Donosepoetro as the new CEO of its Indonesian branch, replacing Shee Tse Koon, who is leaving to pursue another career.

St Helena: HEALTHY CHILDHOOD - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
British Territories in the South Atlantic Ocean. ... ALL ISLANDS (308). ASCENSION ISLAND (3). BRIT.ANTARCTIC TER. (3).
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Natural variation caused temporary cooling at Antarctic Peninsula, shows study

Imperial College London - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Now it has levelled off whilst other areas of the world continue warming, according to a study published by British Antarctic Survey (BAS) this week in the journal Nature. "Scientists have long understood that global warming reflects an average change ...

St Helena: SENIOR SHG TRAVEL - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Governor Lisa Phillips departs St Helena on Sunday 31 July 2016, via Cape Town, for a short period of business and leave in the UK. Returning to St Helena, the Governor will travel via Ascension - arriving there on Thursday 25 August 2016 for her first ...

Albatrosses forage in different areas when on migration

Phys.Org - ‎2 hours ago‎
A pair of grey-headed albatrosses on Bird Island, South Georgia. Credit: British Antarctic Survey. A new study of the movements of sub-Antarctic albatrosses tracked from two remote islands some 5,000 km apart, shows that although the birds from each ...
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Ocean warming primary cause of Antarctic Peninsula glacier retreat

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
The research, by scientists at Swansea University and British Antarctic Survey, is published in the journal Science today (Friday, July 15).
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Don't be fooled by a cooling Antarctica — warming is winning out

Grist - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
For most of the latter half of the 20th century, the Antarctic Peninsula was one of the fastest-warming places on the planet, with serious repercussions for the local environment, including the spectacular disintegration of a millennia-old ice shelf ...

Ocean warming described as primary cause of glacier retreat on the Antarctic Peninsula

International Business Times UK - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
The scientists from the British Antarctic Survey studied ocean temperature measurements around the Peninsula stretching back several decades, and analysed water and ice samples, photography, and satellite data of the 674 glaciers.
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Scientists finally figure out why the Antarctic Peninsula is melting

CNBC - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
The study by researchers at Swansea University, Durham University and the British Antarctic Survey says that warming in the waters around Antarctica has corresponded with the "widespread acceleration of glacier retreat.
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Life on the front line of climate change

Horizon magazine - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
In northwest Greenland, many of the region's native Inuit maintain a strong connection to the environment through their traditional livelihoods of hunting and fishing.

Birds and birdsong - 'Ring' the changes!

Pitchcare - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
Birds we might be familiar with here in the UK, like the sound of the cuckoo in the spring, the distinctive call of herring gulls by the coast, a blackbird singing on a nearby roof, the beautiful song of the skylark or the hoot of a tawny owl.

Arctic is very treacherous area for cruise says USCG

Passenger Ship Technology (press release) (subscription) - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
During its 32-day trip from Anchorage in Alaska to New York, the ship will be accompanied by the research vessel Ernest Shackleton, chartered from British Antarctic Survey, which has two small helicopters. “If we needed to get a big helicopter up there ...

Ocean warming primary cause of glacier retreat

environmentalresearchweb - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
The research, by scientists at Swansea University and British Antarctic Survey, is published in the journal Science. The study reports that glaciers flowing to the coast on the western side of the Peninsula show a distinct spatial correlation with ...
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This could be the most important climate action in 2016

Inhabitat - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Speaking to the Guardian, Dr Jonathan Shanklin, emeritus professor at the British Antarctic Survey in Cambridge and one of the three scientists who discovered the hole in the 1980s, explained: “It's broadly on track [to reduce in size]… We knew it was ...

Librarians Meet in Fairbanks, Confer About Sharing Diverse Arctic, Antarctic Collections

KUAC - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Andrew Gray is the librarian for the British Antarctic Survey in Cambridge, England, and he says one of the biggest challenges polar librarians face is discovering and obtaining information derived from diverse and sometimes hard-to-find studies.

Devour by LA Larkin — suspense Antarctica style

Daily Review - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
L.A Larkin is the British-Australian author of thrillers Thirst (also set in the Antarctic) and the eco-thriller The Genesis Flaw.