Four rescued from boat stuck in Antarctic

Argentina and Chile joined forces to rescue four people who were trapped after their Polish-flagged vessel got stuck on King George island on the edge of Antarctica, Chile`s navy said Wednesday.

Underwater robot provides first detailed 3D maps of Antarctic sea ice
Underwater robot provides first detailed 3D maps of Antarctic sea ice

A team of scientist has developed first detailed, high-resolution 3D maps of Antarctic sea ice using an underwater robot.

China, Australia ink deal to firm up Antarctica exploration

China and Australia have signed an agreement to further enhance cooperation in exploring Antarctica under which they will exchange data and personnel.

China to build Antarctic airfield: Report

China is to build its own airfield in Antarctica, media reported today, as Beijing continues to expand its footprint in the most remote corners of the globe.

Antarctica's ice loss changed Earth's gravity: Study
Antarctica's ice loss changed Earth's gravity: Study

Antarctica has lost so much ice that it has caused a shift in Earth's gravity, according to a new study.

Antarctic sea ice at record high: NASA
Antarctic sea ice at record high: NASA

Sea ice around Antarctica has reached its highest level since measurement started in 1979, NASA said.

Changing Antarctic waters may lead to abrupt rise in global sea level

A new study has revealed that Current changes in the ocean around Antarctica may set off steep 3-4 meter rise in global sea level.

Warmer air caused ice shelf collapse off Antarctica
Warmer air caused ice shelf collapse off Antarctica

Warmer air triggered the collapse of a huge ice shelf off Antarctica in 2002, according to a report on Thursday that may help scientists predict future break-ups around the frozen continent.

Fragile ozone layer shows first sign of recovery: UN

The ozone layer that shields life from cancer-causing solar rays is showing its first sign of recovery after years of dangerous depletion, a UN study said on Wednesday, in a rare piece of good news on the environment.

Antarctica melt reason behind rise in sea-level
Antarctica melt reason behind rise in sea-level

A new study has revealed that that fresh water from melting glaciers is the reason behind rise in the sea-level around the coast of Antarctica.

Antarctica`s `first-of-its-kind` map unveils secrets of sea life

New Antarctica atlas, which is first of this magnitude since the publication of the Antactic Map Folio Series 45 years ago, has helped marine biologists from across the world in finding thousands of new species in the ocean.

Antarctica`s `most complete satellite image` finally available for public viewing

A new most complete map of Antarctic has been made available for everybody, which could be very helpful for climate research.

Antarctica may lift sea level sooner than previously thought

A new study has revealed that Antarctica may raise the sea level faster than previously thought posing threat to the coasts and coastal megacities.

2010 Chile earthquake triggered icequakes in Antarctica

A new study has revealed that Antarctica`s frozen ground is receptive to seismic waves from distant earthquakes after the researchers found out that 2010 Chile earthquake was the reason behind icequakes in Antarctica.

2010 Chile earthquake triggered icequakes in Antarctica

A new study has revealed that Antarctica`s frozen ground is receptive to seismic waves from distant earthquakes after the researchers found out that 2010 Chile earthquake was the reason behind icequakes in Antarctica.

Antarctic researchers lose heating at -55 degrees

A group of British researchers faced a 19-hour power outage in Antarctic`s freezing temperatures after a "serious operational incident" at their research facility in the world`s southernmost continent, a media report said Friday.

37m yr old fossil of `giant penguin` found near Antarctica

Researchers have discovered a fossil, which provided the proof that `colossal penguins` existed around 37 to 40 million years ago, on a small island near Antarctica.

Space theatre offers a peek into life in Antarctica

The vast blue and white expanse of Antarctica, the least explored continent on earth, has now come alive at a space theatre here.

Antarctic fish can survive global warming: Scientist

A New Zealand scientist has claimed that a species of Antarctic fish can survive the predicted global warming and sea temperature increase over the next century.

This `water bear` can survive even in space!

A tiny new species dubbed `water bear` has been discovered in Antarctica and members of this species can survive in space, researchers said.