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Antarctica

Being isolated by the southern ocean from other countries, Antarctica is situated in the Antarctic region of Southern Hemisphere. It is the fifth-largest continent and 98% of its land is covered with ice. It also happens to be the windiest, driest, and coldest country, but at the same time, it went through its first heatwave in late January of the year 2020. Global warming is...

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Antarctic ocean, when defined in three phrases would simply be brutally windy, unfathomably cold, and disturbingly isolated. Not even a single person would deny the fact that Antarctica is the most remote region we aren’t fully familiar with. We may have been furnished with the extreme conditions it is home of, but there would be no arguments or deliberations while claiming that it would be...

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Antarctica

People form a different image of Antarctica than what it really is. They think of loads of ice in dark with winds blowing across the entire land. However, the scenario is quite different. Jake Grondin, a Biology student at Northeastern University has a different perception about the continent.   The majority of Grondin’s study focuses on various species, especially ice fish and their survival in such cold...

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Antarctica is one of the few places which aren’t explored to the limits. Antarctica's huge glaciers, hard to survive temperature and the remoteness are what cause a burning curiosity, a nagging itch to discover what lies just beyond the horizon. It’s what drives every scientific expedition. It’s the same reflex that has driven William Detrich, a marine and environmental science professor at Northeastern University, to...

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Emma Towlson, an associate research scientist in the Center for Complex Network Research at Northeastern University is all set for her expedition to Antarctica. Ms Towlson is one among the 100 women scientists and researchers who have been selected to participate in the upcoming program led by Homeward Bound, a company that sends women scientists to Antarctica to learn valuable skills that will help them...

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