Climate change renders `already vulnerable` penguins` future uncertain

Scientists have said that changes in average climatic conditions combined with the increasing frequency of unpredictable, extreme weather events may disrupt scientific predictions of the future penguin populations.

Antarctic icebergs help ocean absorb carbon dioxide

Antarctic icebergs may be instrumental in boosting the growth of algae that absorbs atmospheric CO2.

Two huge icebergs let loose off Antarctica`s coast

A massive iceberg struck Antarctica, dislodging another giant block of ice from a glacier, Australian and French scientists have said.

2 huge icebergs let loose off Antarctica`s coast

An iceberg about the size of Luxembourg that struck a glacier off Antarctica and dislodged another massive block of ice could lower the levels of oxygen in the world`s oceans, Australian and French scientists said Friday.

More than 100 icebergs heading towards N Zealand

More than 100, and possibly hundreds, of Antarctic icebergs are floating towards New Zealand in a rare event which has prompted a shipping warning, officials said Monday.

Icebergs moving towards New Zealand

A cluster of Antarctic icebergs were heading towards NZ after being spotted around 400 kms south of the country, scientists said today.