Antarctica

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Through this expedition they hope to encourage people to take a more active interest in the importance of polar regions.
LEGO(r) CITY also used the event to launch its Young Explorers' Campaign, in partnership with National Geographic Kids, in which children across the UK can design a piece of equipment or a vehicle that can be used to survive in the polar regions.
Washington, Apr 22 ( ANI ): Using a new way to measure past temperatures, scientists have claimed that parts of ancient Antarctica were as warm as today's California coast, and polar regions of the southern Pacific Ocean registered 21st-century Florida heat.
We have relatively short records of the extent of sea ice across the polar regions and can only accurately examine trends since sophisticated microwave instruments became available on the polar orbiting satellites in the late 1970s.
Some subjects examined include marine protected areas in the Arctic and the Southern Ocean, environmental assessments in the marine areas of the polar regions, Arctic and Antarctic fisheries management, and international regulation of polar shipping.
Al Ain: For many UAE residents a 15-hour fast is a challenge, especially in summer, but there are places in the polar regions where people fast for 18 hours.
The new data indicate the water ice in Mercury's polar regions, if spread over an area the size of Washington, D.
Discover the secrets of the Earth's polar regions with the eye-opening, mind-blowing and heart-warming documentary series Frozen Planet.
Now, in the last of the series, David Attenborough investigates how rising temperatures will affect wildlife in the polar regions, and the rest of the planet.
ISTANBUL, Jan 28, 2011 (TUR) -- After years long debates on how prayer times would be determined in regions where there is no sunrise and sunset, the Chairman of Suleymaniye Foundation's Religious and Disposition Researches Center, Abdulaziz Bayindir, said Friday that prayer times in polar regions were determined in the same way they were determined in Turkey.
Mr Harle said: "Words like epic, poetic and dramatic spring to mind when imagining the vastness of the polar regions.
The concert also featured a score arranged and conducted by John Harle, who said: "Words like epic, poetic and dramatic spring to mind when imagining the polar regions and polar is an ode to these mysterious and monumental regions of the world.
For example, global warming theory suggests that most warming should occur in polar regions such as Alaska.
Absence of blood parasites in birds occurring in polar regions is believed to be a common phenomenon, but only a few surveys have been conducted on truly polar bird species.
M3 feedback shows water not limited to polar regions