Iceberg twice the size of New York City breaks free from Antarctica

Despite the fact that climate change is indeed a very real and growing problem and does impact Antarctica, it has nothing to do with this iceberg.

Antarctic melting, major sea level rise is 'not inevitable' - study

Melting of the Antarctic ice cap is contributing to globally rising ocean levels. However, scientists have noticed that the rate of ice loss in one glacial section has slowed.

By Sam Halpern

Scientists uncover another reason for melting of Antarctic glaciers - study

Researchers from the University of East Anglia found that adjacent ice shelves contribute to instability in other ice shelves downstream.

Million-year-old sediment could be the answer to ocean conservation - study

The great big ocean is still 80% unexplored, but new scientific studies may help us understand and explore more of it.

Researchers find way to predict how much Florida-sized doomsday glacier will melt

It is estimated that the complete loss of the glacier and surrounding ice basins would raise the sea level from three to 10 feet.

Coronavirus outbreak hits Belgian Antarctic research outpost

After two years of the pandemic, one of the world's most remote regions - a 25-person Belgian outpost in Antarctica - was exposed to COVID-19.

Chilean Army base General Bernardo O'Higgins Riquelme in Antarctica

Coronavirus reaches all 7 continents as 36 cases reported in Antarctica

All 36 patients have been evacuated to the city of Punta Arenas in Southern Chile.

Penguins originate from Australia, New Zealand, new study finds

Penguins most likely originated in Australia and New Zealand 22 million years ago, before the ancestors of the emperor and king penguins relocated to Antarctica.


Human-sized penguins once roamed the South Pacific - study

“When the Crossvallia species were alive, New Zealand and Antarctica were very different from today – Antarctica was covered in forest and both had much warmer climates."

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