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Southland helicopter company resumes ‘full on’ Antarctica mission

Supplied Southern Lakes Helicopters Te Anau pilot Andrew Hefford helps load the company’s squirrel helicopter onto a US Airforce Boeing C17 Globemaster in Christchurch on October 11. The helicopter, pilot and an engineer were flown to Antarctica where they will fly scientists around the continent. Southland helicopter pilots will resume…
bubmag
October 13, 2021
Antarctica

Weddell seal count: Fewer seals than previously thought

A research team led by the University of Minnesota Twin Cities has completed a first-ever global population estimate of Weddell seals in Antarctica, showing that there are significantly fewer seals than previously thought. Documenting the seals' population trends over time will help scientists better understand the effects of climate change…
bubmag
October 4, 2021
Antarctica

Ozone hole over Antarctica larger than usual, scientists say

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists say the hole in the Earth’s protective ozone layer over the Southern Hemisphere is larger than usual this year and already surpasses the size of Antarctica. The European Union’s Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service said Thursday that the so-called ozone hole, which appears every year during the…
bubmag
September 16, 2021
Antarctica

The Whale Who Will Come Soon

The beachfront narrows to an ocherous ribbon, belted by blue, above and below. After a while, a handful of shearwaters appear in the air above the Cat Balou. The birds flash around us; like knife-thrower tricks at a circus. Diving through the water, each is crowned in a diadem of bubbles.…
bubmag
September 8, 2021
Antarctica

धरती का वो कोना जहां अभी तक नहीं पहुंचा जीवन, आज भी वीरान पड़ी है पृथ्वी

Curated by योगेश मिश्रा | नवभारतटाइम्स.कॉम | Updated: Sep 7, 2021, 12:58 PM Antarctica : अभी तक यह समझा जाता था कि पृथ्वी के हर कोने पर जीवन मौजूद है। फिर चाहें इंसान के रूप में हो, जीव के रूप में हो या सूक्ष्म जीव के रूप में। हालांकि एक…
bubmag
September 7, 2021