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11 Inspirational Photos and Quotes About Antarctica, the Unknown Continent

Stephanie Huston | Posted 10.06.2016 | Travel
Stephanie Huston

Antarctica is one of the most pristine locations left remaining on Earth, largely untouched and unsettled by humans. Experience the magic of Antarctic...

Arctic Leadership

Peter Neill | Posted 11.24.2016 | Green
Peter Neill

The presence of human habitation, and its right to security and survival is the essential focus of the emerging Arctic consensus. There is no question that the needs of those communities will be addressed.

LA's King of Collaboration Gets Street of His Own

Steven Crandell | Posted 04.19.2015 | Impact
Steven Crandell

At the February 11th ceremony to dedicate the new street name, Wallis Annenberg, the CEO of the Annenberg Foundation, announced a $20 million matching gift to AltaSea, given in Leonard Aube's honor.

The Naked Table Project: Building a Sustainable Table With Charles Shackleton

Sharon Kitchens | Posted 09.21.2013 | Green
Sharon Kitchens

The tables built the day before were linked end-to-end smack in the middle of a beautiful outdoor setting. The day's menu was made of produce and meat sourced from local farms, bread from a nearby bakery, and cheese from a creamery located just down the road.

Discovered in Antarctica: Robert Falcon Scott's "Highest Camp"

Adventure Collection | Posted 05.26.2013 | Travel
Adventure Collection

Coming across a few stones might not seem all that extraordinary when you're standing on Mount Erebus in Antarctica. But one volcanologist saw something in those stones that was a lot more: remnants of Robert Falcon Scott's "highest camp," set up during the 1912 Terra Nova Expedition.

An Old-Fashioned Antarctic Expedition

Posted 01.31.2013 | Travel

Five days ago, adventurer Tim Jarvis set off from Elephant Island, an icy chunk of Antarctica's South Shetlands archipelago, in a 22.5-foot replica o...

Explorer's Epic Sea Voyage To Be Retraced

Reuters | Stuart McDill | Posted 02.01.2013 | Science

By Stuart McDill SYDNEY (Reuters) - A group of intrepid explorers are readying themselves for the first-ever recreation of the epic voy...

Images Of Stranded Arctic Explorers

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 10.11.2012 | Arts

By Alyssa Coppelman Ice Frame Frank Hurley/Courtesy the Ralls Collection. There were no cameras in 1492, so we will never know exactly what it ...

Seven Trips To Expand Your Comfort Zone

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 09.23.2012 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

he Hermitage is great, their storage rooms even better and the glorious mansions of the Romanov period are opening for a glimpse of the past we have all read about.

The Best Spirits Of 2011

Tony Sachs | Posted 03.05.2012 | Home
Tony Sachs

When I first started thinking about writing this year-end wrap-up, I thought that 2011 was a pretty blah year for new spirits.

Crazy Stuff We Did During Summer Vacation

Fathom | Posted 10.21.2011 | Travel
Fathom

These tales of adventure instantly transport us from our cubicle to the age of exploration.

Antarctic Explorer's Century-Old Scotch Recreated

GlobalPost | Emily Stone | Posted 06.06.2011 | World

CHICAGO -- Few of us would want to relive Ernest Shackleton's arduous and ultimately unsuccessful trek to the South Pole 103 years ago. But a Glasgow ...

Shackleton's Century-Old Whisky Flown Out Of Antarctica

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

*Click here for photos of Ernest Shackleton's recovered whisky* LONDON — Some people brag about serving scotch whisky that's 15 years old. But thre...

Baby, It's Cold Outside!

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
George Heymont

For those who enjoyed the Planet Earth series, Lemire's The Last Continent offers a sumptuous visual treat. Its stunning views of the Antarctic landscape, coupled with great underwater photography, place it at the top of the list of great travelogues and nature films.

PHOTOS: Century-Old Crate Of Scotch Whisky Pulled From Antarctic Ice Finally Opened

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Associated Press: WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A crate of Scotch whisky that was trapped in Antarctic ice for a century was finally opened Friday ...

The Cold War Over the Hottest of Blood

Captain Paul Watson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Captain Paul Watson

The Sea Shepherd crew is doing what governments should be doing, but refuse to do themselves, because of the threats of trade retaliation from Japan.