Previously undiscovered emperor penguin colonies have been found by researchers at the British Antarctic Survey.
In a statement early Tuesday, the air force said the plane had not been heard from in more than seven hours and likely would have run out of fuel around 12:40 a.m.
A 21-year-old student from Nottingham University will attempt to beat the record as the youngest person to walk solo to the South Pole.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released a report with stark warnings on the current and future state of the oceans and cryosphere - the ice that covers planet Earth.
The aurora is a natural light predominantly seen in the high-latitude regions around the Arctic and Antarctic. It is caused by disturbances in the magnetosphere by the solar wind, which is a stream of charged particles escaping the Sun.
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For the first time, a deep-sea swimming sea cucumber, Enypniastes eximia, nicknamed the 'headless chicken monster', has been filmed in the Southern Ocean off East Antarctica.
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Some 1.5 million penguins have been found on the remote Danger Islands.
David Harbour, who plays police chief Jim Hopper on Netflix series Stranger Things danced with the penguins in Antarctica on Valentine's Day to raise awareness into the environmental challenges facing this part of the world
Dutch professor alerts of a new crack that could create a massive iceberg at the Antarctic glacier, whose front has been retracting since 2000.