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The Antarctic and Arctic sounds rarely heard before

BBC News 06 Feb 2023
A project reveals the weird and wonderful sounds of the polar regions. .

The octopus sex scandal that rocked the Antarctic | First Dog on the Moon

The Guardian 06 Feb 2023
Why should we care and what business is it of ...

Chilean Bárbara Hernández Achieves Record For Longest Antarctic Swim With Urgent Call To Increase Protection ...

MENA FN 06 Feb 2023
(MENAFN - PR Newswire) WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2023 /PRNewswire/ --Yesterdaythe Chilean ice-water swimmer, Ba–rbara Herna–ndez, made history by being the first person toswim 2.5 kilometersin the frozen ... .

Listen to the 'alien' sounds of Earth's poles: Rarely heard Arctic and Antarctic noises including ...

The Daily Mail 06 Feb 2023
Scientists have used underwater microphones to capture new audio from living species and geological processes in the Arctic and Antarctic ... Pictured, a Ross seal (Ommatophoca rossii) sleeping on the ice of the Antarctica ... - Antarctic minke whale. - Antarctic blue whale ... There's also the sound of Antarctic blue whale – the largest animal on the planet ... .

Chilean Bárbara Hernández Achieves Record for Longest Antarctic Swim with Urgent Call to Increase Protection of its Waters

PR Newswire 06 Feb 2023
As a member of the Antarctica2020 group of leaders calling for greater marine protection in the region and working closely with the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition, she has been supporting the call to world leaders to act to ensure the conservation of the ocean and the continent at a meeting that will be happening in Santiago, Chile in June.
photo: Creative Commons / Timo Palo
Drift ice camp in the middle of the Arctic Ocean as seen from the deck of icebreaker Xue Long

China building new satellite station in Antarctica

Asiatimes 06 Feb 2023
Zhongshan is one of five Antarctic research stations managed by the Polar Research Institute of China ... Zhongshan, Kunlun and Taishan are located in the Australian Antarctic Territory, which occupies about 42% of the continent ... Chile, Argentina, Norway, the UK and France also claim Antarctic territory ... Article IV of the Antarctic Treaty reads..

This Antarctic EV goes where other electric vehicles can’t tread

Popular Science 04 Feb 2023
The Venturi Antarctica helps scientists on the frozen continent get around without emissions. Venturi ... Over the next 12 years, the company went to work ... The battery and other components have to be able to tolerate the frigid Antarctic temperatures, and there needs to be space to store research equipment and transport the researchers comfortably ... ... ....

US Cargo Ship Delivers New Causeway Along with Supplies to Antarctic

The Maritime Executive 04 Feb 2023
The 65-ton pier was transported to the Antarctic consisting of ten, 24-foot, pre-assembled pieces ... The Antarctic Support Contract logistics team manages the loads and stow plans for the United States Antarctic Program, as well as the New Zealand Defense Force who assist with rigging and transporting loads from the pier to designated laydown areas.

Russia denies Antarctic oil and gas ambitions as green groups raise alarm

Upstream Online 03 Feb 2023
A Russian state-owned corporation has denied it is exploring for hydrocarbons in the Antarctic, despite ...

Coast Guard probes deaths of US citizens in Antarctic

ABC News 03 Feb 2023
The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating several deaths of U.S. citizens on passenger vessels in Antarctic waters between Nov. 15 and Dec. 1, 2022 ... .

Overwatch 2's Season 3 introduces an Antarctic map with fishing (sort of)

Rock, Paper, Shotgun 03 Feb 2023
Blizzard have treated us to our first look at the Antarctic Peninsula, an icy-themed control map launching ...

Overwatch 2 Antarctic Peninsula Map Lets Players 'Fish'

Game Rant 03 Feb 2023
... that the Antarctic Peninsula map will allow players to "fish."

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File - Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, left, rides on a Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) Type 10 tank during a review at the JGSDF Camp Asaka in Tokyo, Japan, Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. Kishida’s Cabinet approved record 5.4 trillion yen ($47 billion) budget Friday, Dec. 24, for fiscal 2022 that includes researches and development into future fighter jets and other “game-changer” arsenals as Japan bolsters its arms capability amid China's rise and its tension with Taiwan.
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