Antarctic Watch Headlines 07/06/2022

New ozone hole found over tropics is 7 times bigger than Antarctic hole
YAHOO!News, 2022-07-06
Approximately half of the global population could face increased ultraviolet radiation as a result of the tropical ozone hole.

Antarctic fish growing pink skin tumours ‘as climate change makes them more prone to disease’
YAHOO!News, 2022-07-04
The climate crisis may be causing fish in the Antarctic to grow skin tumours, according to new research. A study by biologists at the University of Oregon found that fish they observed over a decade developed tumours as a result of a parasitic illness,

Climate Change May Be Causing Skin Tumors On Antarctic Fish
Newsweek, 2022-07-04
Antarctic fish have been discovered by researchers to have ugly parasitic tumors all over their bodies, potentially as a result of warming ocean temperatures.

Scientists Find Ozone Hole in Tropics Much Bigger Than in Antarctica
Newsweek on, 2022-07-05
A scientist found the huge hole by examining climate and temperature data in the ozone above tropical regions – to the shock of the rest of the scientific community.

Scientists found a massive new hole in the ozone layer that could affect 50% of the population
BGR on, 2022-07-06
Scientists have discovered a new hole in the ozone layer that could effect more than half the world’s population.

This photographer accompanied researchers examining climate change in Antarctica
Washington Post, 2022-07-06
Photographer James Whitlow Delano has been working on environmental issues for years. This is his latest work from Antarctica.

BAS report, the Antarctic glaciers ice loss is “unprecedented”
Uruguay News, 2022-07-06
Two crucial glaciers in West Antarctica may be losing ice faster than they have over the last 5,000 years, according to a new study published in June. The international team, led by the University of Maine and including British Antarctic Survey (BAS) geologist Dr Joanne Johnson,

Unlocking The Mysteries Of An Antarctic Volcano
Forbes, 2022-06-30
Colombian geoscientist Adriana Ariza-Pardo is delving into the origins of a sunken, active volcano that also serves as a port for researchers visiting Antartica.

Climate change may be culprit in Antarctic fish disease outbreak, 2022-06-29
Climate change might be behind an unusual disease outbreak among Antarctic fish. For about a decade, UO biologists John Postlethwait and Thomas Desvignes have been visiting the West Antarctic Peninsula.

Climate evolution in the Southeast Indian Ocean during the Miocene, 2022-07-06
The Miocene, 23 to 5 million years ago, was an important period for the formation of the Antarctic ice sheets (AIS). The mid-latitudes in the southern hemisphere are the area where the westerlies prevailed and the climate there is sensitive to the volume changes of the AIS.