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India preparing law on Antarctica

India is preparing a law for safeguarding its interest in Antarctica, an official of the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) said here on Tuesday.

Australia risks losing its share of Antarctica

Australia is in danger of losing its position as an Antarctic leader, as well as its claim over the frozen continent, unless it maintains funding for its scientific research program, experts said.

Sick workers evacuated in daring South Pole rescue

The plane`s crew and a medical team had made the 10-hour journey to the South Pole from the British Antarctic Survey`s Rothera research station.

Australian icebreaker heading home after Antarctica grounding

Australia's flagship icebreaker was today steaming back home with its crew after running aground in Antarctica during a blizzard, with experts saying damage to the hull was minor.

Ship that ran aground off Antarctica freed, researchers safe

An icebreaker carrying researchers that ran aground off the coast of Antarctica was freed by crew today and was afloat again, the Australian government said.

Aparna Kumar - India's first civil servant to conquer Antarctica’s highest peak

Aparna Kumar, an Uttar Pradesh cadre IPS officer, scaled the highest peak in Antarctica last week, to become India's first civil servant to do it.

Runaway loss of Antartica ice may last for centuries

Runaway loss of Antartica ice may last for centuries

The runaway loss of ice from Antarctica as a result of global climate change could last for centuries, said a study on Friday.

World Ozone Day: 30 years of healing the ozone together!

World Ozone Day: 30 years of healing the ozone together!

This massive “hole” in the ozone layer triggered panic leading to the signing of the Vienna Convention and the Montreal Protocol.