Hitting a New High

Hitting a New High

The wild winter weather continued at the South Pole through June, as more temperature and wind records fell as the research station passed the midwinter hump. The record high temperature was reset twice in the span of two weeks....
Seeing the Light

Seeing the Light

Researchers have documented the first signs of significant permafrost melt in Antarctica from a small valley where an exposed cliff face contains ice from the last ice age. The cause? Not heat but increased solar radiation....
Hitting a New High

Hitting a New High

The wild winter weather continued at the South Pole through June, as more temperature and wind records fell as the research station passed the midwinter hump. The record high temperature was reset twice in the span of two weeks....
Seeing the Light

Seeing the Light

Researchers have documented the first signs of significant permafrost melt in Antarctica from a small valley where an exposed cliff face contains ice from the last ice age. The cause? Not heat but increased solar radiation....
Protected Area

Protected Area

One of the world’s largest emperor penguin colonies and the first documented Antarctic silverfish nursery have been given special protection under the Antarctic Treaty System that governs the international management of the southernmost continent and surrounding...
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