Antarctic Watch Headlines 03/02/2023

Many Antarctic glaciers are hemorrhaging ice. This one is healing its cracks
Science News, 2023-03-02
Scientists have explored the recesses of an Antarctic glacier that is currently stable, helping improve predictions of the continent’s fate.

Robot provides unprecedented views below Antarctic ice shelf, 2023-03-02
High in a narrow, seawater-filled crevasse in the base of Antarctica’s largest ice shelf, cameras on the remotely operated Icefin underwater vehicle relayed a sudden change in scenery.

Melt rate of Antarctic ‘doomsday glacier’ slowed by freshwater layer
New Scientist, 2023-03-02
The melt rate of Antarctica’s ‘doomsday glacier’ may be slowed by a freshwater layer, suggest new research by the British Antarctic Survey

Fact check: Antarctic UFO images are modern digital art, not old photos
Yahoo, 2023-03-02
Images show UFOs in Antarctica. An Instagram video shows two images of what appear to be saucer-shaped structures frozen in icy landscapes. “Two photos taken of an alle

Antarctic Voyage To Echo History
Scoop, 2023-03-02
The landmark voyage will echo New Zealand’s Antarctic history: the original Scott Base consisted of prefabricated buildings delivered on the HMNZS Endeavour when the research station was established.

Chinese researchers help decode gene secrets of tiny Antarctic krill
South China Morning Post on, 2023-03-02
Study jointly led by China’s BGI-Research reveals how huge genome size helps tiny shrimp-like creatures survive in icy polar waters Team from Australia, China, Denmark, Germany and Italy has produced largest animal genome sequence to date,

Antarctic sea ice has reached a record low for the year, researchers say
ABC on, 2023-03-01
Scientists are keeping a close eye on the Antarctic ice shelf as recent activity could soon cause rapid melting and rising sea levels.

The Antarctic ice sheet is melting. And this is bad news for humanity
The Conversation, 2023-03-01
The melting of the Antarctic ice sheet will contribute for a long time to sea level rise, which will test humanity’s capacity to adapt.

Antarctic Sea Ice Is at a Record Low — Again
Discover Magazine on, 2023-02-28
As the sea ice shrivels, it raises the risk of a more rapid loss of land ice from major glaciers and ice sheets, which could hasten global sea level rise.

Antarctic sea ice reaches another record low
USA TODAY on, 2023-03-01
Sea ice around Antarctica reached a record low for the second straight year this month, scientists announced Monday.