Tag: Antarctica

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has recognized a new record high temperature for the Antarctic continent of 18.3° Celsius, on 6 February 2020 at the Esperanza station (Argentina). However, it rejected an even higher temperature,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While studying the impact of radiation and other pollutants on the melting of glaciers in the Antisana volcano, one of Ecuador's 7 snow-capped mountains, a group of researchers found species of algae, diatoms, hitherto unknown...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - More than 30,000 tremors have rocked Antarctica since the end of August, according to the University of Chile, a spike in seismic activity that has intrigued researchers who study the remote, snowbound continent. Scientists with...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Thursday, January 17th, will see the opening of the first exhibition by Rio’s ‘Museu Nacional’ (National Museum) since its devastating fire last September. The exhibition, entitled ‘Quando nem tudo...
By Stephanie Foden, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A new military cargo plane is going to make Brazil a contender on the world stage of military planemakers. Brazil’s Embraer S.A., an aircraft manufacturing company, is promising a jet...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazilian beverage giant, Ambev, announced on Monday that it had entered into a strategic alliance with the Dominican Republic’s biggest company, E. Leon Jimenes SA (ELJ), to...

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