Antarctica http://nwpr.org en New Study: Glacial Collapse In Antarctica “Unstoppable” http://nwpr.org/post/new-study-glacial-collapse-antarctica-unstoppable <p>New research from the University of Washington provides detailed predictions for the collapse of the Thwaites glacier in West Antarctica. When that glacier melts, it could trigger even more extreme sea level rise than scientists previously thought. Ashley Ahearn reports for EarthFix. Tue, 13 May 2014 14:49:35 +0000 Ashley Ahearn 45827 at http://nwpr.org New Study: Glacial Collapse In Antarctica “Unstoppable” Think You're Cold And Hungry? Try Eating In Antarctica http://nwpr.org/post/think-youre-cold-and-hungry-try-eating-antarctica If the icy blast of polar air that's descended upon much of the U.S. over the last couple of days has you reaching for the cookie jar for comfort — and ready to give up on those New Year's resolutions — then seriously? It's time to toughen up. Wed, 08 Jan 2014 08:00:00 +0000 editor 39745 at http://nwpr.org Think You're Cold And Hungry? Try Eating In Antarctica Tough Commute This Morning? Your 'Journey' Could Have Been Worse http://nwpr.org/post/tough-commute-morning-your-journey-could-have-been-worse <em>Jynne Martin is a poet who recently served as Antarctica's writer in residence.</em><p>If like many East Coasters, you had a miserable commute today through the blinding snow, just remember that it could be worse. Sat, 04 Jan 2014 02:10:00 +0000 editor 39651 at http://nwpr.org Tough Commute This Morning? Your 'Journey' Could Have Been Worse Conductors on Vacation http://nwpr.org/post/conductors-vacation <p>A Northwest Public&nbsp;Radio listener, Dave&nbsp;Ostrom,&nbsp;had a David Letterman-like &quot;Brush with&nbsp;Greatness&quot; while on a&nbsp;boat trip to Antarctica.&nbsp;&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://www.zubinmehta.net/">Zubin Mehta</a></strong>, Music Director for&nbsp;Life of the Israel Philharmonic&nbsp;Orchestra, and his&nbsp;wife&nbsp;were also&nbsp;on the boat.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;She had convinced him to bring his concert tails and to wear then while walking out into a group of <strong><a href="http://www.siec.k12.in.us/west/proj/penguins/king.html">king penguins </a></strong>number Tue, 21 Feb 2012 22:30:10 +0000 Robin Rilette 3549 at http://nwpr.org Conductors on Vacation