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Antarctica Environment

The Threat We Pose To Antarctica

AP | By ROD McGUIRK | Posted 05.16.2013 | Green

ROSS ISLAND, Antarctica (AP) — Across most of Earth, a tourist attraction that sees 35,000 visitors a year can safely be labeled sleepy. But when it...

Antarctica's Survival In Jeopardy

Posted 07.12.2012 | Green

By Douglas Main, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer: Antarctica and its surrounding waters are under pressure from a variety of forces that are already ...

Ship Leaking Oil In Antarctica, Trapped In Ice

AP | FEDERICO QUILODRAN | Posted 05.09.2012 | Green

SANTIAGO, Chile -- A wrecked Brazilian ship is trapped in ice and spilling fuel in Antarctica, with no hopes of containing the damage until the long ...