What do you do to celebrate mid-winter's day? Would you do this? #Antarctica #wintersolstice
What do you do to celebrate midwinter's day Would you do this Antarctica wintersolstice

WATCH: Crazy Australians swimming in the icy waters of Antarctica to mark the winter solstice

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Please stop using beauty and cleaning products with micro plastics in them! Plastic pollution is a major threat to our oceans - especially microplastics. A new study from Hull University and the British Antarctic Survey shows levels five times greater than expected. Their video shows the beauty of the place and its ugly problem.
Please stop using beauty and cleaning products with micro plastics in them

Plastic pollution in the Antarctic worse than expected, experts warn

New Research by the University of Hull and the British Antarctic Survey has highlighted the emerging problem of plastic pollution in the Antarctic

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Can you just imagine taking a swim in this! Good luck to everyone taking part - we hope there's plenty of hot chocolate on standby! #Antarctica
Can you just imagine taking a swim in this Good luck to

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Using satellite tracking to show the progression of the crack in the Larsen C ice shelf.
Using satellite tracking to show the progression of the crack in the Larsen C ice shelf

This animation shows how close Antarctica is to losing an iceberg the size of Delaware

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You have probably seen the news in the last weeks, with scientists warning that a massive portion of the Larsen C ice shelf on the Antarctic peninsular could break off any day now. It would create an iceberg more than 5,000km2. Here’s a short video from the British Antarctic Survey with some interesting background facts and images.
You have probably seen the news in the last weeks with scientists

Larsen C Ice Shelf

British Antarctic Survey (BAS) recently captured this video footage of a huge crack in the Larsen C Ice Shelf, on the Antarctic Peninsula. Currently a huge i...

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Paris 29 juin, L'Antarctique Aujourd'hui & Demain, Programme de la journée & inscriptions.
Paris 29 juin L'Antarctique Aujourd'hui Demain Programme de la journée inscriptions

L’ANTARCTIQUE AUJOURD’HUI ET DEMAIN (à Paris le 29 juin) -

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Here's 8,000 reasons to protect the waters around Antarctica. And those are just the ones we know about!
Dans quinze jours, a l’occasion du premier anniversaire de la mort de Michel Rocard, grand défenseur des Pôles, et en reconnaissance du rôle de leader de la France pour la protection de l’Antarctique, l’Institut Océanographique/ Fondation Albert I Prince de Monaco, la Fondation Albert II de Monaco, Pew Charitable Trusts, et la Coalition pour l’Antarctique et l’Océan Austral vous invitent le 29...
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Learn more about Antarctic and Southern Ocean policy and conservation at our event in Paris in just 15 days!
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Learn more about Antarctic and Southern Ocean policy and conservation at our

International Conference: Antarctica Today and Tomorrow (in Paris on June 29th) -

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You can see penguin poo from space! And it's teaching us a lot that we didn't know about their habits and populations. [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
You can see penguin poo from space And its teaching us a

Penguin Droppings Are Fertile Ground for Science : Image of the Day

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Ever wondered why penguins feet don't freeze? Look no further! Ever wondered how to protect their homes as well as their feet? Add your print to our petition for a network of marine protected areas around their Antarctic ocean home. [ Antarcticocean.org Link ]
Ever wondered why penguins feet dont freeze Look no further Ever wondered

Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze?: A Remarkable Evolutionary Adaptation

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A timely reminder from the Smithsonian Institute's "Generation Anthropocene" of how Antarctica was designated as a place of peace and science for all, and the historic creation of the Ross Sea Marine Protected Area last year. Great diplomacy made it happen and we hope to see it happen again this year to agree a new area of protection in East Antarctica. Grab a coffee and have a listen.
A timely reminder from the Smithsonian Institutes Generation Anthropocene of how

Who Owns Antarctica's Pristine Oceans?

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Here's a stunning reminder to enjoy and share of why we celebrate our oceans today and why we need to protect them every day. Thank you to John Weller for the beautiful photos and thank you for signing our petition to protect Antarctica's Southern Ocean [ Antarcticocean.org Link ] #WorldOceansDay
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It's not just ice and penguins in Antarctica. It is home to more than 10,000 species of animal, fish, bird and invertebrate like these beautiful pink sea stars and the shy seal hiding on the right! They are at risk from climate change and overfishing. Today we celebrate them all and with your help can protect them all! #WorldOceansDay
Its not just ice and penguins in Antarctica It is home to
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Australian musician Cody Simpson is the UN Development Department's first ever Ocean Advocate. “I want to do everything I can in my own life to protect and preserve the ocean. Just as you should in yours.” We couldn't have said it better ourselves Cody! Don't forget to sign our petition to protect Antarctica’s Southern Ocean [ Antarcticocean.org Link ]
Australian musician Cody Simpson is the UN Development Departments first ever Ocean

Musician Cody Simpson to be named UNDP Ocean Advocate on World Oceans Day

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Happy World Oceans Day! Our oceans keep our planet alive and you can return the favour by helping us protect the waters of Antarctica and Southern Ocean. Please sign and share the petition for more marine protected areas. [ Antarcticocean.org Link ]
Happy World Oceans Day Our oceans keep our planet alive and you
Two great ocean & Antarctic conservationists ...
And we are here to push for protection of the Southern Ocean ...
And we are here to push for protection of the Southern Ocean

China to host global meeting of Antarctic Treaty

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Ever flown over the Ross Sea ice shelf? Soon to be the largest MPA in the world, well ...
Ever flown over the Ross Sea ice shelf Soon to be the largest MPA in the world well

Miles of Ice Collapsing Into the Sea

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