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A male Weddell seal on the ice in Erebus Bay. Photo taken in accordance with NMFS permits 1032-1917 and 17236. Antarctic ice shivers from distant earthquakes
Science / Earth
Thursday October 07, 2021

Antarctica is the most remote continent on Earth, but new research shows it is still connected to what happens in the rest of the world. A new study finds large earthquakes can cause ice on the slopes of Antarctica's Mt. Erebus to quiver and vibrate, even when the quake happens thousands of miles away.
A male Weddell seal on the ice in Erebus Bay. Photo taken in accordance with NMFS permits 1032-1917 and 17236. Scoping out the seal mating scene
Science / The Biological World
Monday September 20, 2021

Biologists have been observing how male Weddell seals secure prime locations when courting females to learn more about the southernmost mammal's mysterious breeding behavior.

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