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Microplastic pollution found in Antarctica for the first time

Microplastic pollution has been found in the digestive tract of one of the most isolated animals on Earth - the earwig-like Antarctican springtailScientists tested springtails clinging to polystyrene found on an Antarctic beachThis revealed they had ingested microplastics from the man-made wasteStudy reveals first time microplastics have been found in…
bubmag
June 24, 2020
Antarctica

Japanese Desserts by Ivy Hope-P2P

Japanese Desserts by Ivy Hope-P2P This cookbook details the recipe of some of the best desserts from Japan. It doesn’t matter if you’re in the Asian country itself or far away in the cold breeze of Antarctica. With this cookbook at hand, you have access to the “best delicacies from…
bubmag
June 23, 2020
Antarctica

Mystery egg likely belonged to giant sea reptile, scientists say

Image copyright Reuters Scientists in the US have uncovered the mystery of a giant egg discovered in Antarctica almost a decade ago.For years researchers could not identify the fossil, which resembled a deflated football, leading it to gain the sci-fi nickname "The Thing".But now, scientists say the egg probably belonged…
bubmag
June 17, 2020
Antarctica

Mystery egg likely belonged to giant sea reptile, scientists say

Photo of the eggScientists in the US have uncovered the mystery of a giant egg discovered in Antarctica almost a decade ago.For years researchers could not identify the fossil, which resembled a deflated football, leading it to gain the sci-fi nickname "The Thing".But now, scientists say the egg probably belonged…
bubmag
June 17, 2020
Antarctica

The Hunt Is On for Elusive Ghost Particles in Antarctica

It was a crisp December morning in 2016 at the icy airfield near McMurdo Station in Antarctica, and Peter Gorham was watching a massive balloon fill with helium. Attached to the balloon was a gondola the size of a semitruck cab that was designed to turn the entire frozen continent…
bubmag
June 12, 2020
Antarctica

Antarctic sea-ice models improve for the next IPCC report

A thin layer of Antarctic sea ice. The ice first forms in round disks, known as "pancake ice." Credit: Lettie Roach/University of Washington The world of climate modeling is complex, requiring an enormous amount of coordination and collaboration to produce. Models feed on mountains of different inputs to run simulations…
bubmag
June 10, 2020
Antarctica

Are there ancient pyramids in Antarctica ?

Are the Antarctic pyramids artificial structures or natural formations ? Image Credit: Google Earth For years, some have speculated that pyramid-shaped formations in Antarctica could be man-made structures. Pyramids continue to crop up all across the world - it's a basic shape that has been constructed time and again by…
bubmag
June 7, 2020
Antarctica

Measuring Atlantic bluefin tuna with a drone

Researchers have used an unmanned aerial system (or drone) to gather data on schooling juvenile Atlantic bluefin tuna in the Gulf of Maine. This pilot study tested whether a drone could keep up with the tuna while also taking photographs that captured physical details of this fast-moving fish. The drone…
bubmag
June 5, 2020