Antarctic Watch Headlines 07/12/2022

We studied how the Antarctic ice sheet advanced and retreated over 10,000 years. It holds warnings for the future
The Conversation, 2022-07-12
Interestingly, we also found a major period of ice loss in Antarctica was followed by a period of gain, starting some 5,000 years ago.

New research shows how the Antarctic ice sheet retreated over 10,000 years, 2022-07-13
ANALYSIS: Antarctica will be the largest source of future sea-level rise. Yet scientists don’t know exactly how this melting will unfold as the climate warms.

Large Pod of Rare Antarctic Fin Whales Caught on Video
Newsweek on, 2022-07-11
Delighted scientists have discovered large pods of rare fin whales feeding together in Antarctica for the first time in nearly 50 years.

Namely News: Former Dickinson teacher part of Antarctic expedition to find sunken ship
YAHOO!News, 2022-07-10
Tim Jacob taught at Dickinson Intermediate Fine Arts Academy. Now he teaches students all over the world with Reach the World.

Fin whales are making a comeback in the Antarctic
YAHOO!News, 2022-07-08
Researchers studying fin whales in the Antarctic were astonished to observe 150 of the creatures eating krill near Elephant Island — a welcome sight after they were almost hunted to extinction decades ago.

Group of 150 southern fin whales observed in Antarctic on, 2022-07-07
Researchers observed a group of 150 southern fin whales feeding in the antarctic, the largest since the ban on commercial whaling, according to a study published Thursday,

Fin whale populations rebound in Antarctic feeding grounds, 2022-07-07
Southern fin whales have been documented feeding in large numbers in ancestral feeding grounds in Antarctica for the first time since hunting was restricted in 1976. The paper, published in Scientific Reports,

An Antarctic feeding frenzy means good news for vulnerable fin whales
Popular Science, 2022-07-08
Once hunted to the brink of extinction, a new survey signals that the world’s second-largest animal is staging a comeback.

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.

Antarctic explorer and Navy veteran turns 102 years old
WLTX19, 2022-07-11
Bob Johnson has explored parts of the planet that few people have. The 102-year-old is also the last surviving member of Admiral Byrd’s expedition to Antarctica.