Antarctic Watch Headlines 12/27/2022

WATCH: A Look at the Antarctic Ice Marathon, One of the Most Extreme Races Ever
NowThis News, 2022-12-27
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Current Antarctic conservation efforts insufficient to avoid biodiversity declines: Research
devdiscourse, 2022-12-26
Existing conservation efforts are insufficient to protect Antarctic ecosystems, and population declines are likely for 65 per cent of the continent’s plants and wildlife by the year 2100, according to

Two-thirds of Antarctic plants and animals face being killed off by 2100, study claims
Yahoo, 2022-12-22
Researchers estimate 65 per cent of the continent’s plants and wildlife will suffer population decline by the year 2100

Emperor penguin at risk of extinction, along with two-thirds of native Antarctic species, research shows
The Guardian, 2022-12-22
International study projects up to 80% of emperor penguin colonies to be ‘quasi-extinct’ by 2100

Study identifies new cause for melting Antarctic ice shelves
Webindia 123, 2022-12-27
Researchers have identified a technique that may aid in the Antarctic ice shelves’ melting. A multinational team of scientists discovered that the instability of one ice shelf might affect others downstream.

Man charged for alleged assault at Antarctic outpost
YAHOO!News, 2022-12-24
A search and rescue team member at a remote National Science Foundation outpost in Antarctica made his initial appearance in federal court Thursday after he was arrested for allegedly assaulting a female co-worker.

Conservation efforts are not enough to save Antarctic wildlife
earth, 2022-12-23
A new study has revealed that conservation efforts in Antarctica are insufficient to protect local wildlife. The research, led by Jasmine Rachael Lee at the University of Queensland, predicts population declines for 65 percent of all Antarctic wildlife by the end of the century.

‘Clustered tourism’: Antarctic numbers to hit record high as researchers seek solutions
The Courier-Mail, 2022-12-26
As record numbers of visitors prepare to make their way to Antarctica this season, researchers are hard at work developing strategies to minimise the environmental impact of tourism on the icy continent.

Most Antarctic animals and plants are set to decline by 2100
New Scientist on MSN.com, 2022-12-22
Under a business-as-usual-scenario, 65 per cent of land animals and plants in the Antarctic will decline by the end of the century, with emperor penguins among those that will endure the steepest popu

Two-thirds of Antarctic plants and animals face being killed off by 2100, study claims
The Independent, 2022-12-23
Conservation efforts designed to protect Antarctic ecosystems are insufficient, according to a study. An estimated 65 per cent of the continent’s plants and wildlife will suffer population …