Scientists Discover Hidden 'Supercolony' of 1.5 Million Penguins After Tracking Poop From Space
“This small archipelago, that measures only 15 kilometers from one end to the other, has more Adélie penguins than the entire rest of the Antarctic peninsula combined.”
Ozone Recovery Continues, But Suspected Emissions From China Slows Progress
The Montreal Protocol of 1987 continues to be a success story about international environmental cooperation.
Scientists Accidentally Discover that an Antarctic Ice Shelf 'Hums'
Researchers uncovered the sound accidentally while studying seismic data on the Ross Ice Shelf.
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Watch this Dizzying Descent Into a 300-Meter-Deep Antarctic Borehole
Scientists sent cameras down a tiny tunnel in the Ross Ice Shelf to study the impact of warming waters beneath it.
A Giant, Mysterious Hole Has Opened Up in Antarctica
“We’re still trying to figure out what’s going on.”
A Giant Iceberg the Size of Delaware Is About to Break Away From Antarctica
Ice shelves are floating buttresses to glaciers on the mainland.
60 Percent of Some Antarctic Penguin Colonies Could Decline by 2100, Study Says
Some parts of Antarctica will be a "refuge" to the species.
Deep-Diving Robots will Plunge 16,000 Feet to Monitor the Ocean Abyss
The Deep Argo probe provides critical information for understanding climate change
Japanese Fisherman Are Headed Out on Another ‘Scientific’ Whale Hunt
Lack of enforcement of anti-whaling laws make them easy to flout.
Is Antarctic Ecotourism Killing Penguins?
Although taking people to the giant icy hunk of land at the bottom of the world brings attention and awareness to the area's environmental issues, there are risks involved for the continent's avian inhabitants.
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