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.

Indian-American scientist gets mountain named after him in Antarctica

Indian-American scientist Akhouri Sinha got a rare honour with a mountain named after him in Antarctica in recognition of the pioneering biological research expedition he has done which provided critical data about animal populations.

Japan considering new base on Antarctica

apan is looking at building a new base on Antarctica so scientists can study air trapped in ice a million years ago, in a bid to better understand climate change, an official said today.

Scientists warn of tourism threat to Antarctica

Antarctic scientists warned Wednesday that a surge in tourists visiting the frozen continent was threatening its fragile environment and called for better protection.

The Green Guard

Shreyak Mahajan, was crowned the youth ambassador under LEADearthSHIP, a TERI-Tetra Pak initiative, and even won a trip to Antarctica.

Antarctica`s ice sheet loss doubled since last survey

A three year survey has revealed that Antarctic is losing ice sheets twice as much as when it was last surveyed.

Why Antarctica isn`t warming as much as other continents

Researchers have explained why Antarctica is not warming as much as other continents, and why southern Australia is recording more droughts.

Scientists hope 2,000-year-old ice holds clues to climate change

Polar scientists who retrieved ice samples from the Antarctic say they are on the verge of unlocking 2,000 years of climate records offering clues to how global warming will affect our future.

Polar scientists drill 2,000-year-old ice core

Polar scientists said Thursday they had successfully drilled a 2,000-year-old ice core in the heart of Antarctica in a bid to retrieve a frozen record of how the planet`s climate has evolved.

Ancient Antarctica was as warm as today`s California coast

Using a new way to measure past temperatures, scientists have claimed that parts of ancient Antarctica were as warm as today`s California coast, and polar regions of the southern Pacific Ocean registered 21st-century Florida heat.