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By PBS NewsHour
By Justin Scuiletti
A moss plant that spent around 1,600 years under Antarctic ice has been revived by scientists and is growing anew in a case of “unprecedented millennial-scale survival.”…
NewsHour interviews Jo Davies about her Antarctic expedition.
Scientists discovered many new species on the floor of the Southern Ocean near Antarctica -- something they're describing as a "riot of life." Jeffrey Brown speaks with former oceanographer Mark Schrope about the newest known species of sea life found…
A period of intensive study of the Earth's polar caps, called the International Polar Year, ended in March, leaving researchers with a bounty of data to sort through to help inform the next generation of polar research.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Antarctica, a part of the world that researchers had previously believed was bucking the trend of global warming, is getting warmer after all, according to a newly released study.
A huge slab of ice has fallen off the western Antarctic peninsula, threatening the ice shelf behind it. Scientists say the collapse shows how quickly polar changes can occur amid certain climate conditions. A climatologist explains.
An international team of researchers has found more than 700 new species in the extreme depths of Antarctica's Weddell Sea, surprising scientists who had thought the region was largely devoid of life.
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