Antarctica

May 14, 2022
May 14, 2022

Antarctica: The magical, white continent

Those mysterious blinding-white landscapes, the ethereal silence, the pristine nature relatively untouched by us – humans!

March 7, 2018
March 7, 2018

Research starts on advanced icebreaker

Chinese scientists have begun preliminary research on a next-generation icebreaker capable of lengthy research missions in the Arctic and Antarctica, according to the programme’s chief designer.

March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016

'Drastic' Antarctic melt could double global sea-level rise

Global sea levels could rise by more than double the current best estimate, according to a new analysis of climate change in Antarctica.

November 19, 2015
November 19, 2015

Big Antarctic ice melt scenarios 'not plausible'

Scientists say the contribution of a melting Antarctica to sea-level rise this century will be significant and challenging, but that some nightmare scenarios are just not realistic.

August 22, 2015
August 22, 2015

Ghostly particles from outer space detected in Antarctica

Buried deep in the Antarctic ice, an observatory has spotted ghostly, nearly massless particles coming from inside the galaxy and points beyond the Milky Way.

July 10, 2015
July 10, 2015

Seas could rise 6m even if govts curb warming: Study

Sea levels could rise by at least six metres (20 feet) in the long term, swamping coasts from Florida to Bangladesh, even if governments achieve their goals for curbing global warming, according to...

May 16, 2015
May 16, 2015

Antarctic ice shelf could collapse by 2020: Nasa

NASA scientists says the remnants of the Larsen B ice shelf, much of which already disintegrated back in 2002 will completely collapse by 2020, reports The Washington Post