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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...