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It's World Penguin Day today (it's a thing) and it turns out they're actually helping scientists to map the Antarctic
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It's World Penguin Day today (it's a thing) and it turns out they're actually helping scientists to map the Antarctic

Apr 25th 2020, 10:55 AM 15,439 Views 15 Comments

They’re not just waddling around, it appears.

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

Jun 1st 2017, 10:01 AM 20,340 Views 50 Comments

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

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

Jan 7th 2017, 7:45 AM 31,609 Views 56 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 27th 2015, 9:22 PM 26,999 Views 32 Comments

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

Here's what Ernest Shackleton and his crew were having for dinner, inching through the ice 100 years ago today...
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# Christmas Dinner

Here's what Ernest Shackleton and his crew were having for dinner, inching through the ice 100 years ago today...

Dec 25th 2014, 2:45 PM 46,643 Views 36 Comments

Jugged hare, anyone?

Seals are having sex with penguins - and there are videos to prove it
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# Like Antarctic Monkeys

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

Nov 19th 2014, 9:58 AM 39,822 Views 82 Comments

Researchers say it is sexual harassment.

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

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

Oct 18th 2014, 1:00 PM 32,836 Views 14 Comments

Weather getting you down? Here are some dreams.

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

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

Apr 26th 2014, 10:15 AM 11,174 Views 6 Comments

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

Chinese ship used in Antarctic rescue now stuck in ice
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Chinese ship used in Antarctic rescue now stuck in ice

Jan 4th 2014, 11:30 AM 14,134 Views 35 Comments

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

Attempt to rescue science ship stranded in Antarctica since Christmas fails
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Attempt to rescue science ship stranded in Antarctica since Christmas fails

Dec 30th 2013, 10:07 AM 16,990 Views 62 Comments

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Sep 9th 2013, 11:20 PM 8,252 Views 2 Comments

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.

Aircraft-mounted cameras capture stunning views of polar regions
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Aircraft-mounted cameras capture stunning views of polar regions

Aug 20th 2013, 4:24 PM 11,751 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Jan 22nd 2013, 7:00 AM 32 Views 106 Comments

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

Whose Christmas dinner is this?
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# Happy Fishmas

Whose Christmas dinner is this?

Dec 20th 2012, 12:09 PM 6,351 Views 2 Comments

What? No stuffing?

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

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

Jul 29th 2012, 7:45 AM 6,665 Views 9 Comments

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
# South Pole

Explore Antarctica...from your couch

Jul 17th 2012, 12:30 PM 5,487 Views 3 Comments

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

British woman sets Antarctic crossing record
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British woman sets Antarctic crossing record

Jan 23rd 2012, 8:03 PM 2,974 Views 17 Comments

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

Japan intends to continue Antarctic whaling
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Japan intends to continue Antarctic whaling

Jul 13th 2011, 10:23 AM 404 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Apr 24th 2011, 2:16 PM 3,112 Views 18 Comments

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.

Ice loss is accelerating in Greenland and Antarctica: NASA study
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Ice loss is accelerating in Greenland and Antarctica: NASA study

Mar 9th 2011, 3:49 PM 851 Views 0 Comments

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.

Japan wants international action against anti-whaling group
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Japan wants international action against anti-whaling group

Feb 18th 2011, 2:51 PM 775 Views 0 Comments

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

Japan temporarily halts Antarctic whaling
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Japan temporarily halts Antarctic whaling

Feb 16th 2011, 3:30 PM 770 Views 2 Comments

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