Crushing Blow

Crushing Blow

The Antarctic Peninsula is one of the fastest warming spots on the planet. Now scientists believe at least one species of king crab is slowly creeping from the deep ocean habitats onto the continental slope as the waters slowly warm, threatening marine communities....
Crushing Blow

Crushing Blow

The Antarctic Peninsula is one of the fastest warming spots on the planet. Now scientists believe at least one species of king crab is slowly creeping from the deep ocean habitats onto the continental slope as the waters slowly warm, threatening marine communities....
Summer Storm

Summer Storm

An unusually strong summer storm at South Pole stopped flights from arriving for four days. But it didn’t slow down hardy Polies from continuing to work in support of the busy science field season....
Pole Patriotism

Pole Patriotism

South Pole Station residents gather at the geographic pole on Veteran’s Day in honor of the holiday. The U.S. military has a long history of involvement in Antarctica, which continues today with logistical support mainly from the U.S. Air Force and Air National...
Bird Watching

Bird Watching

Why do Adélie penguins forage in the locations that they do? Scientists working in the Antarctic Peninsula plan to find out by following the seabirds to their hunting grounds with a high-tech robot that can match their speed and endurance....
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