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From TheJournal.ie It's World Penguin Day today (it's a thing) and it turns out they're actually helping scientists to map the Antarctic Hon The Penguins
From TheJournal.ie Iceberg as big as Galway on the brink of breaking away into ocean Antarctica

Iceberg as big as Galway on the brink of breaking away into ocean

If the Larsen C Antarctic ice shelf splits, it will produce one of the biggest icebergs ever seen.

From TheJournal.ie An iceberg the size of Mayo is about to break off Antarctica - and could start a chain reaction Antarctic

An iceberg the size of Mayo is about to break off Antarctica - and could start a chain reaction

Kildare scientist Dr Martin O’Leary told TheJournal.ie that it could lead to a rise of 10cm in sea levels worldwide.

From TheJournal.ie How do you tackle a HR crisis 1,300km from civilisation? Ask Ernest Shackleton 100 Years On

How do you tackle a HR crisis 1,300km from civilisation? Ask Ernest Shackleton

Here’s how the Kildare-born explorer dealt with an attempted mutiny, 100 years ago today.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what Ernest Shackleton and his crew were having for dinner, inching through the ice 100 years ago today... Christmas Dinner
From TheJournal.ie Seals are having sex with penguins - and there are videos to prove it Like Antarctic Monkeys

Seals are having sex with penguins - and there are videos to prove it

Researchers say it is sexual harassment.

11 once-in-a-lifetime winter holiday experiences to make your friends jealous

Weather getting you down? Here are some dreams.

From TheJournal.ie That weird duck sound heard off the coast of Australia? It's a...whale Mystery Solved

That weird duck sound heard off the coast of Australia? It's a...whale

If it quacks like a duck…it may not be a duck.

From TheJournal.ie Chinese ship used in Antarctic rescue now stuck in ice Hold Up

Chinese ship used in Antarctic rescue now stuck in ice

The Xue Long, or Snow Dragon, came close to reaching the Russian ship stuck last week – and now has been blocked itself.

From TheJournal.ie Attempt to rescue science ship stranded in Antarctica since Christmas fails Trapped

Attempt to rescue science ship stranded in Antarctica since Christmas fails

It was the third attempt to rescue the scientific expedition ship which is trapped in ice estimated to be around 3 metres thick.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Monday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about the first day of the new Insolvency Service, Phil Hogan’s latest response on Priory Hall and the Syrian President’s combative TV interview.

From TheJournal.ie Aircraft-mounted cameras capture stunning views of polar regions ICEBRIDGE

Aircraft-mounted cameras capture stunning views of polar regions

NASA is in the fifth year of its mission to survey the Arctic and Antarctic. Its cockpit cameras have gathered some spectacular footage…

From TheJournal.ie Column: Climate change warnings should put the heat on all of us Opinion

Column: Climate change warnings should put the heat on all of us

The last 12 months have seen unprecedented climatic developments, writes Gavin Harte. Are we going to heed the warning?

Whose Christmas dinner is this?

What? No stuffing?

From TheJournal.ie Frank Hurley’s Antarctica: images of early 20th century polar exploration Polar Exploration This post contains images

Frank Hurley’s Antarctica: images of early 20th century polar exploration

The Australian photographer travelled to Antarctica six times, including as part of the ill-fated Endurance expedition led by Shackleton.

Explore Antarctica...from your couch South Pole This post contains images

Explore Antarctica...from your couch

Or desk, or kitchen table…from wherever you want really as Google Streetview has just launched new views of the lonely continent today.

From TheJournal.ie British woman sets Antarctic crossing record Antarctic

British woman sets Antarctic crossing record

Felicity Aston, 34, has become the first woman to ski alone across Antarctica on Monday, persevering for 59 days in near-total solitude.

From TheJournal.ie Japan intends to continue Antarctic whaling Whaling

Japan intends to continue Antarctic whaling

The anti-whaling group Sea Shepard has thwarted Japan’s efforts to hunt whales already this year.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ denies it misled on viewing figures for Charlie Bird's South Pole trek RTÉ

RTÉ denies it misled on viewing figures for Charlie Bird's South Pole trek

The broadcaster has been accused of artificially inflating viewing figures for the much criticised programme in which its chief news correspondent sets out to retrace the footsteps of explorer Tom Crean.

From TheJournal.ie Ice loss is accelerating in Greenland and Antarctica: NASA study Sea Levels

Ice loss is accelerating in Greenland and Antarctica: NASA study

The UN climate change panel’s projections for the rising of sea levels no longer appears realistic, as the global ice loss rate continues to accelerate, say researchers.

From TheJournal.ie Japan wants international action against anti-whaling group Japan

Japan wants international action against anti-whaling group

Activists disrupted the Asian country’s annual whale hunt in the Antarctic.

From TheJournal.ie Japan temporarily halts Antarctic whaling Japan This post contains videos

Japan temporarily halts Antarctic whaling

Government fishing agency considering calling off this year’s whale cull completely, after pressure from anti-whaling demonstrators.