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A research mission to Antarctica will study the effects of global warming on the West Antarctic ice sheet. The mission is part of an international research programme, which includes researchers … The post International team heads for Antarctica to study global warming effects appeared first on British Antarctic Survey.
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Climate change is affecting the vertical migration of zooplankton in the Arctic, with potential implications for the entire Arctic ecosystem, finds a new study, published today in Nature Climate Change. … The post Retreating sea ice keeps zooplankton in the depths appeared first on British Antarctic Survey.
Today, hundreds of international scientists are sounding a clarion call for urgent expansion of Southern Ocean research in the emerging climate crisis. 300 scientists from 25 nations have been meeting … The post Urgent call for more Southern Ocean research appeared first on British Antarctic Survey.
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British Antarctic Survey aims to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2040 and decarbonise our polar research stations by 2030. A key part of this project is to end the reliance on conventional … The post Life on a subantarctic island: installing a new renewable energy system at Bird Island Research Station appeared first on British Antarctic Survey.
The ground beneath Antarctica’s most vulnerable glacier has been mapped for the first time, helping scientists to better understand how it is being affected by climate change. Analysis of the … The post Ground beneath Thwaites Glacier mapped for first time appeared first on British Antarctic Survey.
Climate change is an increasingly pervasive threat to global biodiversity. Animal populations in the rapidly changing Arctic are often seen as a litmus test for the response of wildlife to … The post AI for smart conservation appeared first on British Antarctic Survey.
Shelled pteropods, commonly known as sea butterflies, are increasingly exposed to ocean changes, but some species are more vulnerable to this threat. In a new study, published this month (11 … The post Sea butterfly life cycle threatened by climate change appeared first on British Antarctic Survey.