Before 1833, at least seven million fur seals were killed in the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic.
Antarctic Peninsula hottest in three decades; rapid rate of ocean warming may be to blame, says study
Between January and August, temperatures reached between 2 and 3 degrees Celsius on the peninsula, according to researchers at the Chilean Air Force's Frei Base
When the algae bloom in a large area simultaneously, it turns the snow bright green and it can be spotted from space.
The largest iceberg ever recorded, that broke away from Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf 18 years ago, could be nearing the end of its voyage, according to NASA
Antarctica: Giant trillion-tonne iceberg breaks away from Larsen C Ice Shelf, poses serious hazard to ships
London: A trillion-tonne iceberg – one of the largest ever recorded — has broken away from Antarctica after many months of anticipation and may now pose a serious hazard to ships around the South Pole, scientists said.
#antarcticamatters is a budding movement to create awareness about one of the last untouched wildernesses on planet Earth
Scientists have discovered a significant growth in an already huge crack on the Larsen C ice shelf in the Antarctic Peninsula region.