The South Pole is one of the planet's last frontiers, but scientists are uncovering it inch by inch. New research unearths three immense subglacial valleys buried under the ice sheets of Antarctica.
Increasing ice-free areas in Antarctica could negatively affect the plant and animal life that are unique in the continent.
A giant crack in the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica is causing an ice block the size of Delaware to break off into the ocean.
Rising temperature brought by climate change is slowly making the Antarctic Peninsula a greener place.
Gigantic landforms as big as the Eiffel Tower are scratching the ice from underneath Antarctica.
The team saw the dragon-skin ice as their vessel approached "ground zero" of a hurricane-strength katabatic wind event in Terra Nova Bay.
A new branch on the Larsen C crack has sprouted out of nowhere, speeding the imminent break of the ice shelf.
The origins of the Blood Falls are finally revealed.
Two of the most common species of penguins in Antarctica have experienced severe decline due to climate change.
Nearly 700 seasonal meltwater systems of interconnected channels, ponds and braided streams found in Antarctica.
Researchers found that most of the carbon in the stream was produced by photosynthesizing bacteria.
Japan continues to hunt minke whales annually in the name of science.
New species of annelid worms discovered in Antarctica.
A huge block of ice looks ready to break away from the Larsen C ice sheet in Antarctica - an event that could lead to a dangerously high sea level rise.
On Friday, scientists at institutions in Australia and the United States had published a set of unprecedented ocean observations about the largest glacier in the one of the largest ice sheet in the world, the Totten glacier in East Antarctica. Their findings reveal one of the world’s greatest fears -- Totten is melting from below.