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Boaty McBoatface Is Preparing For Its First Antarctic Mission

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 03.13.2017 | Science

Step back world ― Boaty McBoatface is about to make a splash. The famous yellow submarine is set to tackle its first big Antarctic mission, one year...

Antarctica Is Undergoing An Extraordinary Melt

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 02.20.2017 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Like a snowball released from the top of the mountain, gaining momentum as it descends, Earth’s record-breaking heat is melting Antarctica at a stun...

Flight in the Southern Ocean on the Back Burner, Warming

Steve Zack | Posted 10.21.2014 | Green
Steve Zack

As our increasingly connected world has brought the once-remote Southern Ocean and Antarctica closer to human populations than ever before, the 50-million-year history of penguins and albatross has been brought to the precipice in a span of a mere quarter century.

The Last Frontier: Antarctica's Southern Ocean

Mera McGrew | Posted 12.24.2012 | Green
Mera McGrew

Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are the least explored and least understood marine regions in the world. Nearly a century after the first person reached the South Pole, the abundant life underneath the ocean's frozen surface is just beginning to be discovered.

100 Years Of Change In The Antarctic

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 08.20.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

Jean-Baptiste Charcot's expeditions are justly famous for their attention to the creature comforts of men and for success. He explored unknown areas of the Antarctic Peninsula.

Researchers Find Ocean Near Antarctica Teeming With New Species

Posted 01.06.2012 | Green

A series of new undersea discoveries show that life on Earth can thrive where it is least expected. In the Southern Ocean near Antarctica, a team of r...

What Next for Japanese Whaling?

Hardy Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Hardy Jones

Tokyo confirms the whaling fleet has been called home, ending the 2010 - 11 season, but leaves open possibilities of returning to the Antarctic next year.