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Feb 3, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Group hugs take on new significance for vulnerable baby penguins living on one of the coldest islands on Earth.
Dec 7, 2015 10:00 AM ET // AFP
A Japanese whaling fleet set sail for the Antarctic last week, despite environmentalists slamming the move as a 'crime against nature.'
Dec 1, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
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. →
Nov 29, 2015 10:14 AM ET // Kieran Mulvaney
Japan decides to ignore international criticism and begin new 12-year whaling program.
Nov 22, 2015 05:30 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The techniques that Antarctic penguins use to avoid becoming living popsicles may soon be applied to airplane design. Continue reading →
Jul 14, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The world’s oldest known fossilized sperm has just been discovered in a 50-million-year-old worm cocoon from Antarctica. Continue reading →
Apr 16, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
Antarctic wildlife, including penguins, whales and seals depend on the shrimp-like creature as their main food source.
Mar 10, 2015 08:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
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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