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First comprehensive inventory of life in Antarctica reveals rich biodiversity

December 2nd, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Scientists have made the first comprehensive inventory of sea and land animals around a group of Antarctic islands, which has revealed a region that is rich in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Wild elephant seals to track changes in temperature of Antarctic seas

August 12th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 12 (ANI): A team of scientists has glued electronic sensors to the heads of 58 wild elephant seals to track changes in the temperature of the Antarctic seas.Mounting evidence ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Scientists turn to elephant seals for study of warming Antarctic seas

August 12th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): Scientists are uncovering the deepest secrets of Antarctic waters by recruiting elephant seals that collect data for them.Growing evidence that the Southern Ocean is warming more rapidly ... Read more...

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Aussie megaherbs may have thrived in Antarctica 2 million years ago

March 20th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Mar 20 (ANI): A daisy-like mega-herb found in Australia and New Zealand's sub-Antarctic islands may have one thrived in Antartica nearly 2 million years ago, before the last ice age.Researchers ... Read more...

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`Alien plant species affecting Antarctica biodiversity’

March 5th, 2008 - 12:38 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Scientists from across the world, including India, have found a few alien plant species in Antarctica. They are affecting the biodiversity of the ice continent, Minister for ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |