Antarctic Headlines 02/28/2020

Spooky ‘blood snow’ invades Antarctic island
Euronews, 2020-02-28
It’s summer in Antarctica, which means record-high temperatures, jarring glacial melt and — in a very metal symbol of our changing climate — a bit of blood-red snow spattered across the …

An Inside Look At The Design Of Viking’s Gorgeous New Expedition Ships
Forbes, 2020-02-28
The first vessel Viking Octantis is scheduled to begin sailing on the Great Lakes in January 2022, while a second ship the Viking Polaris will be in the water shortly after in August 2022.

Q&A: Emerging Picture of Virus Shows World at Critical Stage
U.S. News & World Report, 2020-02-28
The global spread of infection from the new virus reached a critical stage this week with the number of new cases reported in the rest of the world surpassing the number of new cases in China.

Antarctica is Witnessing ‘Blood Red’ Colored Snow
ProPakistani, 2020-02-28
Snow turned blood-red is not something many of us like to see in Antarctica, or anywhere else, for that matter. But, that is what the scientists have been experiencing for the last couple of weeks …

Letter: History of wrong theories shows a need for skepticism
Buffalo News, 2020-02-28
Highlights: less storms, no Antarctic ice melt, and in 100 years temperature rose 1 degree, and ocean rose seven inches. I have seen newspaper articles from 1912 and 1930s predicting warming …

Tweeple amazed as Antarctica snow turns blood red
Webindia 123, 2020-02-28
An astounding set of images is doing round on the social media which shows Antarctica snow turns into blood red. The viral pictures show the Antarctic turning red near a former British research …

Q&A: Emerging picture of virus shows world at critical stage
clickondetroit.com, 2020-02-28
Reflecting how tourism and business travel unite the planet, Antarctica is the only continent with no reported cases of the illness COVID-19. Troubling outbreaks in South Korea, Japan, Italy and …

In scramble to stop virus, testing raises tough questions
Action News 5, 2020-02-29
With the illness rippling across 47 nations in every continent but Antarctica, public health officials emphasized the need for rapid intervention. “Aggressive early measures can prevent transmission before the virus gets a foothold,” World Health …

Nigeria reports first new coronavirus case in sub-Saharan Africa
Times LIVE, 2020-02-28
The virus has proliferated around the globe over the past week, emerging in every continent except Antarctica, prompting many governments and businesses to try to stop people travelling or gathering in crowded places. The virus has killed more than 2,800 people and infected over 83,000 worldwide — the vast majority in China — since it …

Antarctica is Witnessing ‘Blood Red’ Colored Snow
ProPakistani, 2020-02-28
Snow turned blood-red is not something many of us like to see in Antarctica, or anywhere else, for that matter. But, that is what the scientists have been experiencing for the last couple of weeks in the distant continent. As identified by a Ukraine’s Ministry of Science and Education, most part of the Antarctican Peninsula has turned …

Letter: History of wrong theories shows a need for skepticism
Buffalo News, 2020-02-28
Highlights: less storms, no Antarctic ice melt, and in 100 years temperature rose 1 degree, and ocean rose seven inches. I have seen newspaper articles from 1912 and 1930s predicting warming …

Q&A: Emerging Picture of Virus Shows World at Critical Stage
U.S. News & World Report, 2020-02-28
Reflecting how tourism and business travel unite the planet, Antarctica is the only continent with no reported cases of the illness COVID-19. Troubling outbreaks in South Korea, Japan, Italy and …

Coronavirus: New Zealand, Nigeria report first cases, China’s death toll over 2,700
CNBC, 2020-02-28
Meredith Five further countries have reported their first cases of the coronavirus, with the deadly flu-like illness now reported in every continent except Antarctica. Azerbaijan, Belarus …

WHO Raises Coronavirus Global Risk To Highest Level
Channels TV, 2020-02-28
The virus has proliferated around the globe over the past week, emerging on every continent except Antarctica, prompting many governments and businesses to try to stop people from travelling or gathering in crowded places. It has killed more than 2,800 …

As virus spreads, other countries can learn from China
KVIA, 2020-02-28
Now that the virus has reached every continent except Antarctica, with South America’s first confirmed case this week, the World Health Organization is proposing a challenge for others …

Virus detected in sub-Saharan Africa as markets plunge
Pakistan Today, 2020-02-28
The virus has proliferated around the globe over the past week, emerging in every continent except Antarctica, prompting many governments and businesses to try to stop people travelling or gathering in crowded places. Switzerland became the latest country …