Antarctic Watch Headlines 10/13/2022

Antarctic Researchers Report a ‘Dramatic Decline’ in Adélie Penguin
Gizmodo, 2022-10-13
Researchers from the Australian Antarctic Division’s Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water are reporting a startling dip in the population of Adélie penguins in eastern Antartica—a whopping 43%.

Australian scientists observe ‘rapid’ decline in Adélie penguin numbers off Antarctic coast
The Guardian, 2022-10-11
Ecologists believe population decline near Mawson research station is related to environmental changes that made foraging difficult

Freeze frame: how the Antarctic’s hidden jewel box of creatures was captured
The Guardian, 2022-10-09
Wildlife Photographer of the Year’s portfolio award goes to Laurent Ballesta, who describes his long and deep dives under the ice

Adelie penguin population off east Antarctic coast in rapid decline: researchers
Xinhua-Culture&Travel on, 2022-10-12
An Adelie penguin is seen near the Zhongshan Antarctic Station, Jan. 9, 2015. (Xinhua/Bai Yang) A large Adelie penguin population off the east Antarctic coast has declined by 43 percent over the last decade.

Antarctic glaciers flow faster in the summer, study shows
Daily Mail, 2022-10-06
According to the authors, fast-flowing glaciers are ‘feeding’ George VI ice shelf – a floating platform of ice roughly the size of Wales on the Antarctic Peninsula. Ice shelves are permanent …

Antarctic Act proves India is keen to conserve icy continent: Expert
Indiatimes, 2022-10-11
Panaji: The Indian Antarctic Act, which received the President’s assent on August 6 this year, proves India’s commitment towards the conservation of t.

Antarctic research stations rife with sexism and harassment, probe finds, 2022-10-05
Meredith Nash has spoken to a lot of Antarctic researchers, but she’s particularly concerned about the young women just starting out in their careers. Nash is the author of a new report that …

Seasonal change in Antarctic ice sheet movement observed for first time, 2022-10-06
Using imagery from the Copernicus/European Space Agency Sentinel-1 satellites, the researchers found that the glaciers feeding the ice shelf speed up by approximately 15% during the Antarctic summer.

University of Cambridge: Seasonal change in Antarctic ice sheet movement observed for first time
India Education Diary, 2022-10-11
Some estimates of Antarctica’s total contribution to sea-level rise may be over- or underestimated, after researchers detected a previously unknown source of ice loss variability.The researchers, from

Seasonal change in Antarctic ice sheet movement observed
Science Daily, 2022-10-06
The researchers identified distinct, seasonal movements in the flow of land-based ice draining into George VI Ice Shelf — a floating platform of ice roughly the size of Wales — on the Antarctic …