Research Shows Antarctic Bivalves to be Hermaphrodite

Anissa Katti, Editor (Antarctica & Science)   SOUTHAMPTON - In the Animal kingdom, breeding is a natural and lengthy process in the reproduction scheme. Scientists at the...

First Findings in Lake Ellsworth mean Trouble!

Anissa Katti, Editor (Antarctica)   ANTARCTICA – As the first drillings to discover life in Lake Ellsworth, take place, the team realizes that they may have a...

China celebrates 30 years of Antarctic research

The nation's first research station was created to enable China to have more of a say in Antarctic political discussions and affairs After 30 years of polar expedition...

Mysterious crater discovered in East Antarctica

More commonly seen in Greenland and West Antarctica, ice dolines are not widely known and therefore not frequently studied Scientists around the world, debating over social...

Bizarre Aquatic Animals Discovered Under Half-Mile of Antarctic Ice

The National Science Foundation-funded expedition found microbes, crustaceans and several kinds of strange fish living without sunlight in minus 2 degrees Celsius water Using advanced underwater robotic...

British veteran attempting to cross Antarctica unsupported

55-year-old British Army veteran Henry Worsley has announced that he intends to attempt the first unassisted crossing of Antarctica in history and his making his way...

Lake Vostok shelters New Bacterial Life

Anissa Katti, Editor (Antarctica)   LAKE VOSTOK – Russian scientists have drilled through a buried lake in Antarctica and found the presence of new bacterial life. The Vostok...

New Life Forms Discovered in Antarctic Lake

Stefan Timiras, Correspondent (Antarctica)   Discovered in 1956 and mapped in 1990, Lake Vostok is one about of the 375 lakes beneath Antarctica’s ice sheets. It is also...

Antarctic Ice Sheet Warming Up Twice as Fast as Believed

Anissa Katti, Editor (Antarctica)     ANTARTCICA – A new study published in Nature Geoscience shows the Antarctic ice sheet to be warming twice as fast as what...

Australian Antarctic Research Station Looking for New Airplane Landing Strip

Anissa Katti, Editor (Science)   ANTARCTICA - It comes to no great surprise that Antarctica remains, to this day, the continent that is suffering most from global...