Antarctic Headlines 01/11/2020

China’s Xuelong 2 conducts meteorological observation during China’s 36th Antarctic expedition
Xinhua, 2020-01-11
Chinese icebreaker Xuelong 2 sails in the Southern Ocean during China’s 36th Antarctic expedition, Jan. 11, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Shiping)

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host the 2021 Golden Globes
CBS News, 2020-01-11
It took CBS News’ Roxana Saberi 3 days to reach Elephant Island, on the Antarctic Peninsula, where scientists say declining penguin populations offer a warning to us all. The teen climate activist urges leaders at the World Economic Forum “to act as if you loved your children above all else.” Climate change and sever periods of drought are …

Australian firefighters get reprieve after tough night but ‘still a long way to go’
The Japan Times, 2020-01-11
Smoke has drifted across the Pacific, affecting cities in South America, and may have reached the Antarctic, the U.N.’s World Meteorological Organization said.

PM Khan instructs planet Earth to complete rotation around its axis within 24 hours
Pakistan Today, 2020-01-11
“I have also asked the Earth’s axis of rotation to meet its surface at the North Pole and intersect its surface in Antarctica at the South Pole,” he added. According to diplomatic …

China’s Xuelong 2 conducts meteorological observation during China’s 36th Antarctic expedition
Xinhua, 2020-01-11
Researchers on Chinese icebreaker Xuelong 2 release a weather balloon for meteorological observation during China’s 36th Antarctic expedition, Jan. 11, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Shiping)