Antarctic Watch Headlines 01/21/2020

Australian tourist stabbed and hospitalized in Buenos Aires; they were scheduled to take a cruise to Antarctica
Uruguay News, 2020-01-21
Bulmer and his wife arrived in Buenos Aires on Saturday and were scheduled to board a cruise vessel to the south of Argentina and Antarctica on Sunday. Apparently while his wife was still resting Terence decided to do some jogging in the park which is a normal ground for runners and cyclists. The wife and a group of friends who were planning to …

CLIMATE CRISIS – Earth May Be Approaching Key Tipping Points
NetNewsLedger, 2020-01-21
Arctic sea ice is rapidly disappearing, and ice loss is accelerating on all three of the planet’s large, land-based ice sheets: Greenland, West Antarctica, and the Wilkes Basin in East Antarctica. Lenton says two of these, the West Antarctic Ice Sheet …

Malaria Eradication: I Will Fumigate Whole Of Nigeria – Nwoko
LEADERSHIP Newspaper, 2020-01-21
Nwoko made the disclosure on Sunday during at an interactive session with journalists at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja shortly on his arrival from Antarctica, where he had gone …

Toyota recalling 2.9 million vehicles for air bag defect
CBS News, 2020-01-21
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. One outstanding question is who will pay for the young family’s security in Vancouver. The first day of President Trump’s trial got underway with contentious exchanges over …

Manmade substances caused a third of all global warming from 1955 to 2005
New York Post, 2020-01-21
The devastating impact of ODS was first observed in 1985 when scientists discovered a huge hole in the Earth’s stratospheric ozone layer over Antarctica. They soon blamed ODS and this led to a …

Opinion | Stop pawning it off: Climate change is a problem for our generation
The Daily Illini, 2020-01-21
Although a resolution is found at the end, as in most movies, I couldn’t help but worry that what was shown happening in Antarctica was happening all around me. Perhaps it was the kid in me that believed the repercussions wouldn’t happen so close to home.