Antarctic Watch Headlines 07/19/2022

ABC News: Antarctic survival and rescue: a re-enactment
Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 2022-07-19
Australian scientist Tim Jarvis set out to re-create one of greatest tales of survival and rescue in the history of science.

Even in the midst of winter, Antarctic sea ice sets new record low
YAHOO!News, 2022-07-16
After setting a new record for lowest summer extent earlier this year, Antarctic sea ice saw a new record low going into winter as well. At the southern extreme of our planet, the continent of Antarctica is surrounded by floating ice,

Chef survived in temperatures of -55C when Antarctic outpost lost power
Hull Daily Mail on, 2022-07-19
Gerard Baker incredible exploits include living in the Antarctic, working with the Hairy Bikers and expeditions to the world’s most remote areas

We studied how the Antarctic ice sheet advanced and retreated over 10,000 years. It holds warnings for the future, 2022-07-13
Alarming stories from Antarctica are now more frequent than ever; the ice surface is melting, floating ice shelves are collapsing and glaciers are flowing faster into the ocean.

Tropical storms trigger Antarctic ice melt, 2022-07-13
New factors have been identified which contribute to record-high temperatures and ice melt over the eastern Antarctic Peninsula and Larsen C Ice Shelf.

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.

Antarctic bacteria reveal an evolutionary limit to dealing with heat
New Scientist, 2022-07-15
Some bacteria living in the Southern Ocean can only adapt to temperatures about 2°C above what they usually live in, and other organisms could face similar limits adapting to higher temperatures

Ice Wide Shut — Inside the complex, secretive world of the Antarctic Treaty
Daily Maverick on, 2022-07-17
In a Daily Maverick webinar on Wednesday, Our Burning Planet’s Tiara Walters, South African environment lawyer Cormac Cullinan and French polar expert Mikaa Mered plunged into the enigmatic world of Antarctica — a climate-threatened wilderness ruled by an elite club that meets behind closed doors,

Chile opens bid process for the International Antarctic Center in Punta Arenas
Uruguay News, 2022-07-19
Five domestic and international construction companies are among the short list chosen by Chile’s Public Works Ministry to participate in the bid to build the International Antarctic Center, CAI, in Punta Arenas,