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An Adelie penguin arrives at the New Harbor research station near McMurdo Station in Antarctica on November 11, 2016.Secretary of State John Kerry is travelling to Antarctica, New Zealand, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Morocco and will attend the APEC summit in Peru later in the month. / AFP PHOTO / AFP POOL / MARK RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
The expedition will take place over Summer.
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Scientists are seeking increased environmental protections after an entire breeding season of Adelie penguin chicks was wiped out in a key colony in east Antarctica. Only two chicks survived the massi...
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There are cold cases and then there's this.
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An Australia-bound RAAF plane dropped supplies to the research station for the first time.
'It was a beautiful example of how people mix up the science completely.'
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An iceberg around four times the size of London has broken off from the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica. With an estimated area of around 5,800 square km and a weight of more than a trillion tonnes t...
Scientists say climate change is prompting "unprecedented" ecological change across the Antarctic Peninsula, which is home to these Gentoo and chinstrap penguins.
LONDON (Reuters) - One of the biggest icebergs on record has broken away from Antarctica, scientists said on Wednesday, creating an extra hazard for ships around the continent as it breaks up. The one...
Antarctica, the desolate southernmost continent boasting the coldest climate on Earth, usually brings to mind visions of ice, snow and penguins. But global warming is transforming Antarctica's icy exp...
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WASHINGTON — As the Trump administration and numerous U.S. lawmakers, primarily conservatives, downplay the threat of climate change and take aim at policies to combat it, researchers are docume...
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But the nation's Ministry of Energy has poured cold water on the idea.
An island of ice the size of Delaware is perilously close to breaking away.
But there's a pretty good reason why the count was out...
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What, you thought it was all just a joke?
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Huh, it’s almost like the climate is changing.
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“This event will fundamentally change the landscape of the Antarctic Peninsula.”
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Now that's global solidarity.
A sheet of ice the size of Delaware is almost certain to break away from Antarctica soon, after a crack in an ice shelf grew dramatically at the end of 2016, researchers say. A 2,000-square mile secti...
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Conservation of Antarctica is our human responsibility.
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If the Totten glacier melts, global sea levels will rise by 3.5 metres.
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A massive new marine reserve was created around Antarctica on Friday that will protect some 600,000 square miles of ocean in one of the world's last vestiges of unspoiled wilderness. The new park, str...
New studies show Antarctic glaciers are retreating at record pace.
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Think glamping, but colder.
A crack in the Larsen C ice shelf grew over 22 kilometres since March.
New mothers have enough anxiety and babies produce enough tears. But despite various poonadoes, projectile vomits and one lost pram, we survived and even loved it. It is possible with a mewling infant to have fine dining experiences, encounters with nature and a good soak in a thermal spring.
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You thought we had one, didn't you?
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Remember Boaty McBoatface? When the United Kingdom's Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) opened up online suggestions from the public to name a new ship, the poll was hijacked by an internet j...
A new report nearly doubles previous predictions for sea level rise if global emissions continue unabated, portending a doomsday scenario for many of the world’s coastal cities. The study, published W...
Australian icebreaker the Aurora Australis has run aground at Mawson Station in Antarctica. The ship broke from its moorings just after 3pm on Wednesday during a heavy blizzard with 67 expeditioners o...
Solo explorer Henry Worsley has died of exhaustion and dehydration just 30 miles short of making an historic Antarctic crossing. Worsley, 55, from Fulham, London, was 71 days into his attempt to becom...
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The helicopter pilot who was miraculously rescued from a crevasse in a remote part of Antarctica has died of his injuries. David Wood, 62, lived in Canada but was working as a contractor with the Aust...
An icebreaker ship which forces its way through a thick shelf of Antarctic ice to supply remote Australian research stations is now employing aerial drones to find the easiest route on its summer stoc...
CANBERRA -- Faster, larger, stronger and able to deal with thick ice floes in a single Antarctic bound. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has unveiled the new billion-dollar design for Australia’s next...