antarctic antarctic  /æn ˈtɑrk tɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the region around the south pole: Antarctica and surrounding waters
  2. (adj) at or near the south pole

News

  1. New ice cores shed more light on climate

    Late in the last century scientists published reams of data about Earth's climate derived from ice cores taken from Greenland and Antarctic glaciers. By drilling down into the ice with hollow bits (think of using a spinning pipe as a drill) workers w
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Pharos-Tribune

  2. Trial of Freeland murder suspect delayed

    Trial for a 62-year-old pizza man and Antarctic scientist accused of killing his wife was delayed again because of a conflict with another murder trial. Island County Superior Court Judge Alan Hancock agreed to move the trial for Robert “Al” Baker to Aug. 13. Trial was originally scheduled for Feb. 25, then rescheduled to July 16.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Whidbey News Times

  3. How to Create the World’s Largest Marine Sanctuary

    They’re not quite as secretive as the NSA, but chances are you’ve never heard of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR), an organization that was established by international convention in 1982 with the objective of conserving Antarctic marine life.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Takepart.com via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. Clark says the chance it could have sunk with 343-thousand gallons of fuel oil aboard posed a "huge risk to the Antarctic environment."
    on Feb 25, 2007 By: Helen Clark Source: KNDO/KNDU

  2. "Both Greenland and the West Antarctic ice sheet are huge bodies of ice and snow, which are sitting on land," said Rajendra Pachauri, chief of the IPCC, the United Nations' scientific advisory group. "If, through a process of melting, they...
    on Jan 13, 2008 By: Rajendra Pachauri Source: Washington Post

  3. "The captain's voice came over and said, `If you come on board you will be arrested and taken back to Japan'. I reminded him that he is in the Australian Antarctic Territory and he shouldn't be there with military people," Capt Watson said.
    on Mar 2, 2008 By: Paul Watson Source: NEWS.com.au

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