Ecuadorian scientists seeking scientific utility in Antarctic ice

Ecuadorian scientists seeking scientific utility in Antarctic ice

Young researchers from the center of research for biotechnology of Ecuador (CIBE), graduates of the ­Escuela Superior Politecnica del Litoral (Espol) and through an agreement with the Ecuadorian Antarctic Institute (NAIS) traveled to Antarctica in search of land and water samples...

Antarctic Ice Melts Dramatically

UK scientists recently discovered a mile-deep rift valley that could rival America’s Grand Canyon, in West Antarctica. The scientists believe these events are contributing to ice loss. The steep walls of the Ferrigno Rift plunge nearly 1,5 kilometers down in the icy water. It has...