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Apr 03, 2020
Scientists drill in Antarctica's seafloor to find that it was once a swampy rainforest, teeming with lifeDuring the warmest months, average temperatures was about 20-25 Celsius whereas now it is around minus 40 Celsius.
Feb 26, 2020
After high temperatures recorded in Antarctica, NASA images show continent's brown barren landThe readings that were taken by the base still needs to be verified by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and that is supposed to take months.
Feb 18, 2020
Confirmation for Antarctica's record high temperatures will take months says WMOThe evaluation normally takes six to nine months, after which it will be either accept or rejected.
Feb 10, 2020
Icy Antarctica hits new heat records with 18.3 C temperature on WednesdayThe previous record for the highest temperature in Antarctica was 17.5 C set in March 2015.
Dec 16, 2019
BedMachine: First high-precision map charted of land under Antarctica's sprawling ice sheetsThe precise topographical map was compiled using ice thickness data from 19 research institutes, dating back to 1967.
Nov 14, 2019
Antarctica's first zero emission research station proves living sustainable is possible anywhereThe Princess Elisabeth station has welcomed researchers since its first 2008-2009 summer research season.
Nov 12, 2019
Emperor Penguins could march to extinction if nations fail to halt climate changeIf the emissions are not reduced, the estimated number of Emperor Penguins that will decline will be 31 percent.
Nov 04, 2019
Talks about an Antarctic marine sanctuary in a deadlock for eighth consecutive yearThe multinational effort to create giant sanctuaries around Antarctica to counter climate change and protect the fragile ocean ecosystems have failed.
Oct 23, 2019
Ozone layer over the south pole is the smallest it's ever been since its discoveryThe average hole in the ozone is 9.3 million sq km, much smaller than the 26.6 million square kilometres in 2006.
Oct 07, 2019
Antarctica now has more than 65,000 'meltwater lakes' as summer ice meltsScientists are particularly interested in these lakes because they may contribute to destabilising the ice shelves and ice sheet in future.