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British adventurer becomes first person to cycle to South Pole

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 19:41

In an astonishing feat, a British woman has become the first person in the world to cycle to the South Pole beating two male rivals.

Chinese icebreaker on way to help trapped ship in Antarctica

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 13:48

Help may be on the way for the scientific mission ship trapped in East Antarctica.

19-yr-old sets record for fastest Antarctic to South Pole trek

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 16:00

A 19-year-old student in UK has set a new world record for the fastest journey from the coast of Antarctica to the south pole, after completing the arduous trek in just 18 days.

Rescue underway for Russian ship trapped by Antarctic ice

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 11:49

Three icebreaking ships were today hurrying to reach a Russian vessel carrying 74 people on a scientific expedition which is trapped by ice off Antarctica, with Australian authorities coordinating the rescue mission.

China to expand presence in Antarctica with new research bases

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 00:06

China will expand its presence in Antarctica by building a fourth research base and finding a site for a fifth, a state-run newspaper said on Thursday.

Scientists still waiting for clear signs of ozone hole healing

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 10:53

Earth`s upper atmosphere is still so saturated with ozone-eating chlorine that it will take about another decade for evidence that a nearly 25-year-old ban on such destructive chemicals is working, scientists said.

Rock points to potential diamond haul in Antarctica

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 09:12

Australian geologists on Tuesday opened up the tantalising but controversial prospect that Antarctica could be rich in diamonds.

East Antarctica is sliding sideways

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 15:02

It`s official! East Antarctica is pushing West Antarctica around.

Ice loss from West Antarctica on the increase

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 14:06

The West Antarctic ice sheet appears to be shedding far more ice than a few years ago, according to climate research unveiled Wednesday.

Ozone hole still not on path of recovery

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 13:59

NASA scientists have found that declining chlorine in the stratosphere has not yet caused a recovery of the ozone hole - formed annually over Antarctica.

Lowest temperature on Earth recorded in Antarctica

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 10:10

A record minus 136 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 93 degrees Celsius) temperature was measured in Antarctica in August 2010.

Probe ordered into shutdown at India`s Antarctica station

Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 13:39

An inquiry has been ordered by the government into the shutdown of Isro activities at Indian Research Station in Antarctica allegedly due to lack of fuel at the remote site and clashes between the team leader and her subordinates.