Melting Poles Pose Serious Threat to Antarctica’s Emperor Penguin Population

 A recent study's findings suggest that the Emperor Penguin population in Antarctica could fall by more than a third by 2100 ANTARCTICA – Vast frozen wasteland, apparently barren...

Helicopter Rescues Scientists; Tourists Stranded in Antarctica

Anthony Segaert, Editor (Oceania) UPDATE: All 52 passengers of the German ship Akademik Shokalskiy have been rescued and have been taken via helicopter to Australia ship Aurora...

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...

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...

Antarctic whale sounds puzzle scientists

The Antarctic BW29 sound was registered more than 1,000 times while the Antarctic BW37 sound was logged six times A team of Antarctic researchers, led by...

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...

Discovered: new threat to East Antarctic ice

The Totten Glacier—East Antarctica's largest outlet of ice—is melting fast and has the potential to raise global sea levels by at least 11 feet...

NASA study reveals Larsen B ice shelf disintegration

  The last large piece of ice of Antarctica's Larsen B Ice Shelf, which partially collapsed in 2002, will disappear by the end of the decade,...

Antarctica Ice Loss at 160 Billion Tonnes a Year

Findings from an European study have revealed that Antarctica's annual ice loss has doubled in recent years ANTARCTICA — Studies of the images from the Cryosat-2...

Sub-Antarctic Royal Bird reaches Kiwi Coast

Anissa Katti, Editor (Antarctica)   WELLINGTON – A Sub-Antarctic Royal was found on Tora beach, in the south of Wellington. The dehydrated and starved bird is currently...