Weather conditions delay rescue of stroke victim in Antarctica
October 12, 2011, 9:29 a.m. by Brett Israel, OurAmazingPlanet
Unpredictable weather, including sudden hurricane-strength gusts of winds, make traveling in Antarctica a challenge.
Remote Antarctic island is 'richer in biodiversity than the Galapagos'
May 29, 2011, 9:18 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Once believed to be an 'inhospitable lump of rock,' South Georgia Island is now thought to harbor more biodiversity than the wildlife-rich Galapagos.
4.5 billion-year-old Antarctic meteorite yields new mineral
April 7, 2011, 12:20 p.m. by Livescience.com Inc.
The meteorite, found in 1969, reveals a new mineral, now called Wassonite.
South Pole's first building blown up after 53 years
March 31, 2011, 5:31 p.m. by OurAmazingPlanet Inc.
The first U.S. research station at the South Pole, built in the mid-1950s, has been destroyed, blown up with dynamite that had to be shoved down through 30 feet of snow and ice to reach the long-abandoned building.
Robot submarine will see what lies beneath Antarctica
December 17, 2010, 9:34 a.m. by OurAmazingPlanet Inc.
A cigar-shaped robot submarine will get a view of melting and other conditions in the pocket of ocean below the ice shelf, where warming seawater is eating away at the ice.
Latest Rhodes scholar is environmentalist who studied in Antarctica
November 23, 2009, 6:31 p.m. by Katherine Butler
Grace Tiao focused on mapping organisms to predict life in other areas of Antarctica.