Antarctica

Videos show a 490-square-mile iceberg breaking off Antarctica’s Brunt Ice Shelf. NASA is keeping tabs on two other giant cracks in the ice shelf that are growing rapidly. The shifting ice has forced...

Scientists stumbled upon life under 3,000 feet of ice in Antarctica. They found two types of unidentified animals, where they had thought nothing could live. Their next step is finding a way to get close...

Is this the end of the A68a iceberg? Enormous block of Antarctic ice that was once three and a half times bigger than LONDON suffers another major split Iceberg A68 in South Atlantic ocean keeps getting...

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Antarctica gets 28 new places names to recognise modern British explorers – including Jonathan Shanklin, who discovered the ozone hole, and Frozen Planet filmmaker Alastair Fothergill Glaciers, bays,...

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Antarctica is the Earth’s southernmost continent, home to...

In January 2016, Steven Emslie was finishing a season of studying penguin colonies living near Zucchelli Station, an Italian base in Antarctica. With the austral summer quickly coming to a close and all...

Satellite images reveal Antarctica is home to 20 per cent more penguin colonies than previously thought Satellite images from the Copernicus Sentinel-2 satellite helped in the discovery They have found...

Antarctica could turn GREEN as climate change causes algae to bloom across the surface of the snow — and penguins are partly to blame Botanists plotted the first large-scale map of algal blooms on the...

Temperature in Antarctica was a balmy 54 degrees Fahrenheit when dinosaurs roamed the Earth 90 million years ago, traces of ancient rainforest found near the South Pole reveal Researchers extracted a...

A BRITISH scientist working in Antarctica said yesterday: “It’s probably the safest place in the world.” Dr Kelly Hogan, 41, is among 100 Brits working at the ­British Antarctic Survey base at...

Greenland and Antarctica are losing ice SIX TIMES FASTER than in the 1990s with sea levels set to rise 6.6 inches by 2100 — putting 400 million people at flood risk — if global warming goes unchecked Climate...

A new island has been discovered off the coast of Antarctica thanks to melting glaciers. Until now, the granite island had been completely covered in ice. It now sits above sea level and was spotted by...

New tests under Antarctica’s ‘doomsday’ Thwaites glacier reveals it has ‘warm water welling up under it from THREE different directions’ threatening to destroy the ice sheet...

Temperatures in Antarctica hit all-time high of nearly 21C – just DAYS after previous record was broken Scientists say that temperatures hit 20.7C on Antarctica’s Seymour Island This would...

Scientists drill into Antarctica’s ‘doomsday’ Thwaites glacier for the first time in a bid to stop dramatic sea level rise as the ice shelf the size of BRITAIN melts at an alarming rate Scientists...