Group hugs take on new significance for vulnerable baby penguins living on one of the coldest islands on Earth.
A Japanese whaling fleet set sail for the Antarctic last week, despite environmentalists slamming the move as a 'crime against nature.'
From December through March 2016, Japan will kill minke whales worth more than $33 million. But they're priceless to conservationists hoping to save these gentle filter feeders. →
Japan decides to ignore international criticism and begin new 12-year whaling program.
The techniques that Antarctic penguins use to avoid becoming living popsicles may soon be applied to airplane design. Continue reading →
The world’s oldest known fossilized sperm has just been discovered in a 50-million-year-old worm cocoon from Antarctica. Continue reading →
Antarctic wildlife, including penguins, whales and seals depend on the shrimp-like creature as their main food source.
Being a blue blood in the Antarctic turns out to be a very good thing, especially if you're an octopus. Continue reading →
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