Antarctica

Record high temperature for Antarctica confirmed by WMO

Posted in Science on 4th Jul, 2021
by Alex Muller

Such readings are important because Antarctica is one of the fastest warming regions on Earth and is a major driver of climate.

Big increase in Antarctic snowfall

Posted in Science on 9th Apr, 2018
by Alex Muller

The effect of the extra snow locked up in Antarctica is to slightly slow a general trend in global sea-level rise.

Big Antarctic iceberg edges out to sea

Posted in Science on 23rd Sep, 2017
by Alex Muller

The giant berg A-68 looks finally to be on the move. Recent weeks have seen it shuffle back and forth next to the Antarctic ice shelf from which it broke away.

Unknown species may thrive in Antarctic caves

Posted in Science on 8th Sep, 2017
by Alex Muller

Animals and plants may be living in warm caves under Antarctica's ice, according to a study.

Scientists Discover Trove of Volcanoes Hidden Beneath Antarctic Ice Sheet

Posted in Science on 15th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

Scientists have identified nearly 100 volcanoes in West Antarctica, which makes it one of the largest concentration of volcanoes.