Antarctic Watch Headlines 11/10/2022

Scientists Are Uncovering Ominous Waters Under Antarctic Ice
Wired, 2022-11-08
A super-pressurized, 290-mile-long river is running under the ice sheet. That could be bad news for sea-level rise.

No. 16 | Antarctic Treaty System shows resilience in the face of Ukraine war tensions
Wilson Center, 2022-11-10
The second major diplomatic meeting under the Antarctic Treaty System since the start of the Ukraine war concluded on November 4 in Hobart, Tasmania and many were waiting to see if the Treaty System,

Antarctic Research Station Kept on Track by BIM Teaming
Engineering News-Record, 2022-11-09
The British Antarctic Survey’s Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization Program includes the largest building yet at BAS’ Rothera station—the 50,0000-sq-ft Discovery Building.

Introducing polar bears to the Antarctic to control the penguin population?
WGN-TV, 2022-11-09
Dear Tom,I heard there are plans to introduce polar bears to Antarctica to control the growing penguin population there. Is this true?Gabriel S., Chicago Dear Gabriel,It is most definitely not

Covid outbreak at Antarctic research station forces temporary travel ban
NBC News on, 2022-11-07
A Covid outbreak at McMurdo Station in Antarctica has forced U.S. officials to temporarily halt all travel to the remote outpost.

Virtual Launch of ‘The Pole of Possibility,’ A World-First Women’s Sit-Ski Antarctic Expedition, 2022-11-09
Join paralympic gold medallist Karen Darke for a live virtual event on Nov. 16 to kick-off the expedition and a new crowdsourced story project Paralympic gold medallist and adventurer Karen Darke will

Earth’s Antarctic Ozone Hole Continued Shrinking In 2022
SpaceRef, 2022-10-31
Credits: NASA Earth Observatory image by Joshua Stevens The annual Antarctic ozone hole reached an average area of 8.9 million square miles (23.2 million square kilometers) between Sept.

Russia, China block plans for Antarctic marine protections
Associated Press on, 2022-11-05
Russia and China have again blocked plans supported by the European Union, the United States and 23 other nations to protect three vast stretches of ocean around Antarctica from most fishing.

BAS has launched its Antarctic field season with an ambitious range of projects
MercoPress, 2022-11-05
The British Antarctic Survey, BAS, Antarctic field season has begun, with a challenging and ambitious range of projects to be delivered at five BAS research stations and across the wider continent. Over 500 people are working in Antarctica this season on BAS research stations,