Archive for February, 2009

Antarctic News – early 2009

February 11th, 2009 No comments

Antarctica has progressed as this article shows:

Modernized Antarctica Has All the Amenities

“A century after Amundsen and Scott, today’s Antarctica comes complete with Internet access and regular meals.”

And here are some…

Beautiful Jan 2009 Antarctic Photos

On the more unsettling side of things, we have the disturbing:

Collapse Of Antarctic Ice Sheet Would Likely Put Washington, D.C. Largely Underwater

Be assured that we like our ice sheet just the way it is.  It took a long time to make, and it’s a treasure of Antarctica.

Valentine’s Day is coming up, and it’s a special holiday here.  It also is the harbinger of the upcoming season when some species of penguin get a little frisky.  Enjoy it!