CLAIM: Climate Change Cited for Penguin Decline

Guest Post by Bob Vislocky, Ph.D. CBS news recently reported a 50% decline in the number of chinstrap penguins residing on Elephant Island and a 75% decline of those living on Penguin Island all because of ….. drum roll please ….. global warming! https://www.cbsnews.com/news/global-warming-cited-as-antarctica-chinstrap-penguin-population-drops-by-half/ As the article above states, the nearly 3* C of global…

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Chicken Littles vs Adelie Penguins

By Jim Steele Chicken Littles vs Adelie Penguins Throughout recorded history dooms day cults attract thousands of gullible people. Charismatic cult leaders of the Order of the Solar Temple or Heaven’s Gate convinced their followers to commit suicide due to a coming “environmental apocalypse”. To prevent environmental collapse, a recent mass shooter justified his killings…

Glaciologists unveil most precise map ever of Antarctic ice velocity

From the AGU Project utilized 25 years of data from six international satellite missions 29 July 2019 Joint Release WASHINGTON — Constructed from a quarter century’s worth of satellite data, a new map of Antarctic ice velocity by glaciologists from the University of California, Irvine and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is the most precise ever…

Boaty McBoatface mission gives new insight into warming ocean abyss

The first mission involving the autonomous submarine vehicle Autosub Long Range (better known as ‘Boaty McBoatface’) has for the first time shed light on a key process linking increasing Antarctic winds to rising sea temperatures University of Southampton The first mission involving the autonomous submarine vehicle Autosub Long Range (better known as “Boaty McBoatface”) has…

The epic search for oldest ice in Antarctica is starting

Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia Volume 90% Click here for project video. On 1st June 2019 the European Beyond EPICA Oldest Ice Core project started with the aim of drilling for and recovering ice from up to 1.5 Million years ago in Antarctica. The previous EPICA project recovered ice from 800,000 years ago. The new project…