All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘arctic’

Snowy Owls Drifting Deeper South

The snowy owl, typically a resident of the Arctic, has been delving further south as of late, and has been spotted in parts of the New England region of the northeastern United States. The wayward owls have come south due to a phenomenon known as irruption, which is an abrupt increase in numbers of a species when natural ecological balances …

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Cannibal Rat-Infested Ghost Ship Headed For The UK?

Adrift in the North Atlantic Sea swirls Lyubov Orlova, an unmanned Yugoslavian-built hulk cruise ship with a crew of cannibalistic rats. “She is floating around out there somewhere,” Pim de Rhoodes, a Belgian salvage hunter who seeks Lyubov Orlova, told The Sun. “There will be a lot of rats and they eat each other. If I get aboard I’ll have …

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Arctic Sea Ice Volume Up 50% This Year

The European Space Agency (ESA) today announced that the volume of Arctic sea ice measured this year is up 50% from the volume measured in 2012. The ESA’s CryoSat satellite measured 9,000 cubic km or sea ice back in October, up from the 6,000 cubic km measured in 2012. This new measurement bucks the declining ice measurements measured in the …

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Arctic Sea Ice Volume Declining, Shows Satellite Data

A new European Space Agency (ESA) study has shown that Arctic sea ice has declined significantly since 2003. The study, published recently in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, has confirmed that Arctic ice volume is declining, rather than just sea ice coverage. The paper shows that the ice has declined by (36%) during the fall months and 9% during winter …

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Google Street View Travels To The Arctic

Back in July, Google Street View went to the Antarctic and took some amazing pictures of the original research settlement on the continent. In August, Google traveled to the far north to complete its quest of mapping the frigid corners of the Earth. The Street View team got some amazing shots of the Canadian Arctic, and even compiled some shots …

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Anonymous Targets Oil Companies in #OpSaveTheArctic

Anonymous has been really busy the past few weeks with operations ranging from stopping Internet laws in Japan to exposing Internet pedophiles in #OpPedoChat. Their latest operation has them going against large corporations with a massive dump of email addresses with the correlating hashed passwords. The operation this time is #OpSaveTheArctic, an operation carried out in support of Greenpeace’s Save …

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“Frozen Planet” Shows North, South Pole As Never Before

The Discovery Channel has partnered with the BBC for several documentaries, including the wildly successful “Blue Planet” and “Planet Earth”. But their latest venture, called “Frozen Planet”, has viewers falling in love with Antarctica and the Arctic via beautifully shot video and images captured with state-of-the-art equipment. The seven-part series–narrated by Alec Baldwin–aired its first episode last night and was …

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