World Press Photo; Emperor Penguins Ross Sea, Antarctica With bellies full of krill and ice fish, penguins begin the long journey back to the colony to feed their chicks. The adults have been at sea for up to three weeks
Three ancient pyramids have been discovered in the Antarctic by a team of American and European scientists. Two of the pyramids were discovered about 16 kilometers inland, while the third one was very close to the coastline. An expedition to the bizarre structures should answer the intriguing question whether they are artificial or natural. Read more: http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2013_06_18/Ancient-pyramids-possibly-man-made-discovered-in-Antarctica-5371/
Ancient ice melt unearthed in Antarctic mud: 20-meter sea level rise, five million years ago
"Ancient Ice Melt Unearthed in Antarctic Mud: 20-Meter Sea Level Rise, Five Million Years Ago July 21, 2013 — Global warming five million years ago may have caused parts of Antarctica's large ice sheets to melt and sea levels to rise by approximately 20 metres, scientists report today in the journal Nature Geoscience..."
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