Coast Guard icebreaker assigned to Arctic instead of Antarctic
Seattle icebreaker Polar Star assigned to Arctic instead of Antarctic this year
Stoppin' on by with a sunny collection highlight ☀️ The midnight sun is a natural phenomenon that occurs in the Arctic and Antarctic circles, during which the sun remains visible at midnight. Can you tell from the penguins where this photograph was taken?
❄️ Is Arctic summer sea-ice going to be gone by 2035? Climate change is causing the Arctic and the Antarctic to warm faster than other parts of Earth, according to a @NatureClimate study. More @business :
A ‘supercolony’ of rare, Adelie penguins were found swarming a remote chain of islands in the Antarctic Peninsula. The arctic avians were thought to be in decline for the past 40 years due to climate change.
Need cool new wallpaper or virtual backgrounds? 🧊😎📹 Measuring ice with Operation#IceBridge , scientist Jeremy Harbeck captured pics of an iceberg near Thule, Greenland; Pine Island Glacier's calving front; the Antarctic Peninsula's Campbell Crest, & Arctic sea ice #NASAatHome
Fish at opposite ends of the world independently evolved antifreeze genes. In 1997, Christina Cheng worked out how the Antarctic ones did it. Two decades later, she has finally solved the origin of the Arctic gene--and it's *complicated*!
Today we've protected a huge part of the Arctic AND the Antarctic. It's a really good day ? #AntarcticaDay2017
Arctic temps this week forecast to be as much as 54F/30C above average; Antarctic as much as 36F/20C
We've never seen anything like what's happening in the Arctic and Antarctic right now. This is a new era. Source: