Antarctica is covered in hundreds of meltwater rivers and streams, and we had no idea this was happening

This could have been going for decades but scientists are worried nevertheless.

Thousand-year-old penguin poop points to devastating colony collapse at the hand of volcanic eruptions

Gentoo penguins are prolific poopers, much to the delight of some scientists.

Green ice spotted in Antarctica’s Ross Sea triggers new expedition for April

An effect of warming climate, or just a string of coincidences?

In 2015, record temperatures in Antarctica were 17.5°C (63.5°F). Yes, you read that right

Next time you go to Antarctica, pack your shorts.

The surprisingly colorful underwater ecosystem beneath Antarctica’s sea ice

Simply stunning!

Startling NASA photo reveals 300-foot-wide rift in Antarctic Ice Shelf

It looks like we’re moving closer to a dramatic break-up.

British researchers on the hunt for world’s oldest ice

As the Antarctic spring comes to an end and the “summer” enters into force, a team of geoscientists is seeking 1.5-million-year ice.

West Antarctic ice sheet is melting from the inside, signaling an accelerated collapse

The ice shelf is far more fragile than we hoped.

World’s largest marine reserve established in the Ross Sea, off the coast of Antarctica

A great victory for wildlife.

Global warming causes plants and soils to ‘burp’ more CO2

A long-standing assumption that as the planet warms, the biosphere releases more CO2 in a positive feedback loop was confirmed by researchers.