News tagged with antarctic region

Cold snap in the tropics

Tropical glaciers have responded to episodes of cooling in Greenland and the Antarctic over the past 20,000 years, according to a study carried out mainly by researchers at the CNRS, Université Joseph Fourier, ...

dateAug 25, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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US wants limits on Antarctic tourism

(AP) -- The Obama administration is pushing to protect Antarctica's fragile environment by imposing mandatory limits on the size of cruise ships sailing there and the number of passengers they bring ashore.

dateApr 05, 2009 in Environment
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