Investigatings drivers of Antarctic ice retreat
An investigation of how an Antarctic ice sheet melted thousands of years ago will improve contemporary climate models and projections of rising sea level, according to a recently published study with contributions from The University of Alabama.
University of Southampton: Warm waters marching south threaten the East Antarctic Ice Sheet
India Education Diary, 2022-08-03
New research from the University of Southampton has revealed for the first time how changes in Southern Ocean circulation are melting the East Antarctic ice sheet. The research shows how warming waters off East Antarctica are linked to a reorganisation of water masses that could potentially compromise the stability of the East Antarctic ice sheet.
Increased levels of fluorinated chemicals in Antarctic snow cores, scientific research
Uruguay News, 2022-08-02
Scientists have recorded markedly increased levels of ‘fluorinated forever chemicals’ in Antarctic snow which are thought to have originated from the use of CFC-replacements.
Bill on laws to govern Antarctic research stations passed
The Statesman on MSN.com, 2022-08-01
Piloted in the Upper House by Earth Sciences Minister Jitendra Singh, the Indian Antarctic Bill, 2022 was passed with a voice vote after a brief discussion
Rajya Sabha passes Bill for protecting Antarctic environment
Asian News International, 2022-08-01
The Rajya Sabha on Monday passed the Indian Antarctic Bill, 2022 to assist in protecting the frozen continent where India operates research centres and is part of several scientific explorations.
Parliament passes bill to extend domestic laws to Indian research stations in Antarctic region
India Times, 2022-08-01
The Indian Antarctic Bill, 2022, piloted in the Upper House by Earth Sciences Minister Jitendra Singh, was passed with a voice vote after a brief discussion amid a protest by Opposition on various issues,
Indian Government aims to protect the south pole’s fragile ecosystems with ‘The Indian Antarctic Bill’
Business Insider India, 2022-08-01
The legislation will provide for national measures to protect the Antarctic environment and dependent and associated ecosystems and to give effect to the Antarctic Treaty, the Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources and the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty and for matters connected in addition to that or incidental thereto,
Firefighter, Olympian and Spy picked by Antarctic Trust to ski to South Pole
The New Zealand Herald, 2022-08-01
A firefighter, Kiwi Olympian and a spy are among a small team heading to the bottom of the world by skis. The Antarctic Heritage Trust has announced a team of young explorers it intends to take on its South Pole expedition.
Indian Antarctic Bill Passed In Rajya Sabha Before Adjournment
Middle East North Africa Financial Network, 2022-08-01
The Rajya Sabha on Monday passed the Indian Antarctic Bill 2022 amid sloganeering by the opposition MPs which forced the a