New Zealand buoy to study 'liquid Himalayas'
Wellington, Feb 9 (IANS) The New Zealand navy has launched a research buoy in the sub-Antarctic Southern Ocean to help a study on how ships can navigate mammoth waves known as the "liquid Himalayas", the media reported.
Climate change: Neglecting oceans no longer an option
The ocean does more than absorb a considerable amount of the greenhouse gas, It also soaks up nearly all the warmth resulting from the manmade greenhouse effect.
Antarctic Ice Sheet has impact on climate change
San Francisco, Dec 14 (IANS) The Antarctic Ice Sheet plays a major role in regional and global climate variability, researchers said.
Antarctic Ocean's carbon dioxide absorption increased
The Antarctic Ocean has been absorbing increasing levels of carbon dioxide over the past decade, a new study has found, dispelling fears that the ocean's carbon sink might have begun to "saturate".
Kick off 2020 in vogue: Japan's floating hotels, Seychelles's private submarine refine luxe cruising
Royal Caribbean is opening the second phase of its $250 million Perfect Day at CocoCay island in January.
How carbon leak may have led to human civilisation
New York, July 31 (IANS) An increase in the activity of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the Southern Ocean could explain the mysterious growth of human civilisation 11,000 years ago, says a study.
Antarctic seas emit higher CO2 levels than previously thought: Study
New York, Aug 16 (IANS) The open water nearest to the sea ice surrounding Antarctica releases significantly more carbon dioxide in winter than previously believed, showed a study conducted using an array of robotic floats.
Australia's King penguin population shrinks by 90%: Study
London, Aug 1 (IANS) The world's largest colony of King penguins in the southern Indian Ocean has shrunk by nearly 90 per cent in the last three decades, yielding the territory to encroaching vegetation, an alarming research has found.
World's largest iceberg set to disappear after 18-year-long journey
When iceberg B-15 first broke away in March 2000, it measured about 296 kilometres long and 37 kilometres wide. B-15 has since fractured into numerous smaller bergs, and most have melted away.
French vessel closer to location of injured Indian Navy Commander: Australian maritime authorities
"The ship joins a P-8A Poseidon from the Adelaide-based Surveillance and Response Group (from the) Royal Australian Air Force, which has been deployed to La Reunion Island, France, to assist in the search," the Australian Defence Force said in a statement.
China's space lab set for re-entry
Beijing, March 30 (IANS) China's defunct space lab, Tiangong-1, is scheduled to re-enter Earth over the weekend, the media reported on Friday.
Shipwrecks found during MH370 search identified
The MH370 search was restarted in January in an area north of the original zone, commissioned by Malaysia on a "no find, no fee" basis.
Antarctic sea ice shrinks for second straight year
Scientist Phil Reid said the variations were a "significant departure" from the overall increasing trend in Antarctic sea ice of about 1.7 percent each decade since 1979.
Soon, explore Antarctic life in 360 degree virtual reality
Scientists will for the first time document an entire Antarctic expedition in 360 degree virtual reality so that the general public can get a glimpse of what life looks like under the ice shelf.
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