Antarctica

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...

Antarctica’s glaciers are melting atunprecedented rates. This rapid ice loss contributes to rising sea-levels. In a new study, scientists found that the Thwaites Glacier in western Antarctica...

Cape Town, South Africa, is emerging froma water crisis that threatened to leave the city without fresh drinking water. One mariner, Nicholas Sloane, has an ambitious plan to give Cape Town a new water...

Sea spiders are abundant in waters across the globe, and most are so small that you could hold one on the tip of your pinkie. But in the swirling waters around our planet’s icy poles, these spiders are...

Disneynature’s new feature film “Penguins” follows the story of a plucky Adelie penguin named Steve. Ed Helms, who is best known for his roles on “The Office” and “The Hangover,”...

Sea spiders are abundant in waters across the globe, and most are so small that you could hold one on the tip of your pinkie. But in the swirling waters around our planet’s icy poles, these spiders are...

In the final part of Al Jazeera’s series from Antarctica, Nick Clark takes a look at the impact of krill fishing. Conservationists are warning that the industrial fishing of krill in Antarctica...

The Southern Ocean around Antarctica was once warmer. Then about 30 million years ago, the temperature dropped. Few fish could survive temperatures that were just above seawater’s freezing point, and...