Antarctica's sea ice is poised to smash a new winter record for 2014, while Arctic summer sea ice hit its sixth lowest minimum.
Catch a glittering glimpse of photos from the most complete audit yet taken of marine life in the Antarctic Ocean.
A massive 8.8 earthquake off the coast of Chile in 2010 also caused the ice sheets in Antarctica to vibrate, nearly 3,000 miles away. Continue reading →
Foot bones more than 40 million years old, from Antarctica, reveal a creature standing more than 6 and a half feet tall.
When faced with rising temperatures and receding ice sheets, a new study using these satellite images suggests that penguins are capable of adapting and foregoing their philopatric nature.
Hunt is the first since the U.N.'s top court ordered Tokyo to stop killing the animals in the Antarctic.
Runaway icebergs are bashing into Antarctica's shores, leading to dramatic population losses of the tough species trying to exist in the region. Continue reading →
Volcanoes under the ice in Antarctica appear to contribute to the melting glaciers above.
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