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.
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.
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.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 15:02
It`s official! East Antarctica is pushing West Antarctica around.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 16:24
Two Australian helicopter crews were stranded in remote Antarctica awaiting rescue today, three of the group with "serious" injuries, after a chopper crash in unforgiving, icy terrain.
Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 10:53
The crust of Antarctica is similar to that of South India and Mozambique, which indicates that the three were joined together in the past.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 15:58
Prince Harry has arrived in Antarctica ahead of a nearly 322-kilometre difficult trek to the South Pole to raise money for injured army veterans.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 13:45
Experts are expecting a sea-level rise of 40-60 centimeters by 2100 and 60-100 centimeters by 2300.
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