Step right up, folks, and witness the amazing shrinking continent before it's too late.
A new image reveals in amazing detail the turbulent rush of swirling eddies and currents in the Southern Ocean.
Timeworn Antarctica ice suggests a strong link between carbon dioxide levels and glacial cycles for the past million years.
The remains of Antarctica's Larsen B Ice Shelf are likely to disintegrate by the end of the decade, speeding the way for sea level rise.
Growing sea ice surrounding could prompt scientists to relocate research stations on the continent.
The photos depict day-to-day life at the Antarctic base camp of ill-fated explorer Robert Falcon Scott.
What has Antarctica and Mars got in common? Mineral deposits from a briny subsurface aquifer suggest bacteria are hiding under the barren Antarctic landscape -- can the same be said for the red planet?
Antarctic wildlife, including penguins, whales and seals depend on the shrimp-like creature as their main food source.
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