Interested in counting penguins at world’s remotest post office? Then this job in Antarctica might just be for you
As per the trust’s website, vacancies are available for base leader, gift shop assistant, shop manager, and post office assistant from November this year to March next year
The only way to prove whether Mars ever had or still has microbial life, according to Steele, is to bring samples to Earth for analysis
Scientists set out to explore Thwaites glacier to find out how fast seas will rise because of melting Antarctica’s ice
The Florida-sized glacier, Thwaites, has gotten the nickname "doomsday glacier" because of how much ice it has and how much seas could rise if it all melts — more than two feet over hundreds of years
British Sikh Army officer Preet Chandi becomes first woman of colour to make solo trip to South Pole
Chandi, also known as Polar Preet, completed her solo expedition of 700 miles in 40 days in the tough terrain of Antarctica
Permafrost -- defined as soil that stays frozen year-round for at least two consecutive years -- lies under about a quarter of the land in the Northern Hemisphere.
India has two active research stations: Maitri (commissioned in 1989) at Schirmacher Hills, and Bharati (commissioned in 2012) at Larsemann Hills in Antarctica.
Antarctic iceberg double the size of Mumbai grazes dangerously against ice sheet; see viral image here
The images of the collision were captured by the European Space Agency (ESA’s) Sentinel-1 pair of satellites.
The reason behind this bizarre rule is practical. The necessary precaution taken by these locals is because the nearest hospital is almost 1,000 kilometers away
The new record for the maximum temperature for Antarctica is now 18.3 degrees Celsius, eclipsing the previous high of 17.5 degrees Celsius in March 2015
The Earth initially had only one large landmass called Pangaea. Over millions of years, the mass separated to form the seven continents we know today
With the Antarctic Treaty turning 60 years old, a look at the agreement's relevance in a changed world
The treaty is remarkably short and contains only 14 articles. Principal provisions include promoting the freedom of scientific research, the use of the continent only for peaceful purposes, and the prohibition of military activities, nuclear tests and the disposal of radioactive waste.
The floating ice shelf acts like a cork in a bottle for the fast-melting glacier and prevents its much larger ice mass from flowing into the ocean.
Now that we know life can exist in such conditions, now we need to find out how it evolved, its food chain and other related queries.
Major 7.0 magnitude earthquake strikes near Chilean Antarctica base; officials issue tsunami warning
The quake struck about 210 kilometres east of the base at a depth of 10 kilometres, Chile's National Emergency Office (Onemi) said, urging evacuation from 'the beach area of the Antarctic' ahead of a possible tsunami
Elizabeth White on filming Frozen Planet, focusing on hope and optimism within the environmental movement
"The worst possible thing we can do is say it’s too late. Because then nobody has any will to do anything," says Elizabeth White, director of Sony BBC Earth docuseries Frozen Planet.
Before 1833, at least seven million fur seals were killed in the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic.
2020 also saw the fourteenth-lowest levels of ozone – a key part of the atmosphere's shielding effect – in the past 33 years.
For sea ice to build up again this year, the upper layer of the Arctic Ocean needs to lose the excess heat it picked up during summer.
'If COVID-19 doesn't kill us, climate change will': At annual UN meet, world leaders warn of 'environmental Armageddon'
The postponement of the UN climate summit hasn't stopped countries, from slowly sinking island nations to parched African ones, from speaking out.
Calculating the Antarctic sheet was trickier as the East Antarctic ice sheet can gain mass due to global warming, as warmer temperatures cause increased snowfall.