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Agreement to create biggest marine reserve at Antarctica

November 4th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Nov 4 (IANS) Delegates from 25 nations at a Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) meeting in the Tasmanian capital Hobart Friday agreed to a ... Read more...

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Killer whales hunt seals by creating waves

October 16th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 16 (IANS) Killer whales have hit upon a smart way of catching their unsuspecting prey. They create large waves in tandem to knock their prey into the water ... Read more...

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Happy Feet Penguin seems to be heading the wrong way

September 6th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, Sept 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists are keenly following the movement of the famous penguin Happy Feet. The animal was released into the Atlantic Ocean officials at the Wellington Zoo cared for ... Read more...

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Japan suspends whale hunt

February 17th, 2011 - 3:28 am ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- The Japanese whaling fleet has suspended its annual Antarctic Ocean hunt after Sea Shepherd Conservation Society vessels chased the fleet's mother ship, a Fisheries Agency official said Wednesday, ... Read more...

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‘Reduction in Antarctic glacier ice could increase sea level’

June 23rd, 2010 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) Reduction of the ice mass in the Pine Island Glacier in the Antarctic Ocean could cause 10 percent of the global rise in sea level, experts have said. A ... Read more...

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“Whale Wars” On Television For The Third Season

May 29th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez May 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Animal Planet is scheduled to broadcast a third season of its controversial documentary reality series "Whale Wars" sometime this year, which means that environmentalist team Sea ... Read more...

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Activists’ boat damaged in clash with Japanese whalers

January 6th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (DPA) An anti-whaling protest ship was taking on water after colliding with a security vessel of the Japanese whaling fleet in the Antarctic, the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society's leader ... Read more...

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How ’superswarms’ of krill form some of Earth’s largest gatherings of life

October 10th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 10 (ANI): Scientists have discovered how 'superswarms' of krill assemble together to form some of the largest gatherings of life on the plant.Krill are small shrimp-like crustaceans that gather ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves Polar Science continuation

August 27th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by IBNS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IBNS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs today accorded its approval for the continuation of the project “Polar Science; Expedition to Antarctica” during the XI Five Year Plan ... Read more...

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Wind pattern change may intensify global warming

March 14th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Carbon dioxide released from the Antartic Ocean due to shifting wind patterns may drastically increase global warming, say scientists. Many scientists think that the end of the last ... Read more...

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Indian scientists conduct anti-warming experiment in Antarctic Ocean

January 28th, 2009 - 8:22 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 28 (DPA) Indian and German scientists began strewing iron powder on hundreds of square kilometres of the Antarctic ocean in a momentous experiment that may yield a solution to the ... Read more...

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Indo-German ocean fertilization experiment whips up storm of protest

January 10th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): An Indo-German research ship that is planning an ocean fertilization experiment in the Antarctic Ocean has whipped up a storm of protest.According to a report in Nature ... Read more...

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