Polar Melt Shakes up the Food Chain - Sydney Morning Herald Article


 

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Elysium - Shackleton's Antarctic Visual Epic

 

A look at part of Elysium, Shackleton's Antarctic visual epic, a new photographic exhibition that will open at Australian National Maritime Museum on 13 April 2013.

 

Major changes to the food chain, weather and landscape of Antarctica have provided stark evidence of the impact of global warming, a report on a polar expedition has revealed.

The preliminary report on the research by scientists from the Australian Antarctic Division and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute near Boston suggest significant changes at the lowest level of the food chain, a vital source of sustenance for seabirds, seals and whales.

Read the Sydney Morning Herald Article and watch a sneak peak of the video clip of the science behind the Elysium expedition
(photo Steve Jones)

 

 
 

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