Antarctic ice loss has tripled in the last 5 years, and here's why that matters
June 14, 2018, 1:50 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Antarctica ice loss was only contributing 0.2 millimeters per year to sea level rise, but that number has jumped to 0.6 millimeters since 2012.
Scientists harvest their first salad in Antarctica
April 6, 2018, 1:53 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
You don't need soil or sunlight, but you do need patience.
Secret kingdom of 1.5 million penguins found hiding in Antarctica
March 4, 2018, 3:29 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The supercolony of Adélie penguins is one of the largest in the world and was found using images from space.
Ecosystem hidden for thousands of years found underneath calved iceberg
February 15, 2018, 4:30 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Biologists are scrambling to study these unseen waters and the life forms they may contain.
British Army 'Ice Maidens' crush coast-to-coast Antarctica crossing
January 23, 2018, 3:53 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Women make history as the first all-female team to cross continent using only muscle power.
Largest volcanic region on Earth found hidden underneath Antarctic ice
August 14, 2017, 10:37 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
If the volcanoes blow, it could be bad news for sea levels.
One of largest icebergs ever breaks off Antarctic ice shelf
July 12, 2017, 9:51 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
A one-trillion-ton iceberg has broken off the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica.
Global warming is making Antarctica green again, and it's stunning
May 19, 2017, 7:17 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
At current rates, it's not crazy to think that the Antarctic peninsula could eventually become forested again.
Should we tow icebergs from Antarctica to combat drought?
May 13, 2017, 7:45 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
A company in the United Arab Emirates is already putting an iceberg-towing plan into action.
The quest to solve the mystery of Antarctica's 'lost meteorites'
February 3, 2017, 11:31 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Antarctica is oddly barren of iron-based meteorites. What could have happened to them?