A68a: World's biggest iceberg is fraying at the edges

High resolution imagery shows ocean waves are taking their toll on the giant ice block called A68a.

bbcnews
Dec. 2, 2020 ~4 min

Polar scientists wary of impending satellite gap

The key missions recording the loss of thickness in glaciers and sea-ice won't last the decade.

bbcnews
Nov. 28, 2020 ~5 min


When ice sheets melt, it’s a seesaw effect

Ice sheets thousands of kilometers apart influence each other through sea level changes.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
Nov. 25, 2020 ~7 min

Sentinel-6: 'Dog kennel' satellite to measure sea-level rise

It may look like a dog house in space, but Sentinel-6 will make the most precise map of ocean height.

bbcnews
Nov. 21, 2020 ~7 min

Blue whales have 'rediscovered' South Georgia

The great whales are returning to the island that hosted the industry that nearly destroyed them.

bbcnews
Nov. 19, 2020 ~6 min

Stirling pupils' penguin project pays off after new colony discovered

The Stirling High School students used satellite imagery and computer software to search for the birds.

bbcnews
Nov. 19, 2020 ~2 min

South Georgia whaling: Antarctic art marks a dark past

Michael Visocchi's work memorialises the many animals killed by the whale hunters of South Georgia.

bbcnews
Nov. 18, 2020 ~3 min

200 years ago, people discovered Antarctica – and promptly began profiting by slaughtering some of its animals to near extinction

For 200 years, a small number of countries have exploited the marine wildlife of Antarctica, often with devastating impact on their populations.

Alessandro Antonello, Senior Research Fellow in History, Flinders University • conversation
Nov. 13, 2020 ~8 min


Gentoo penguins are four species, not one

Counting the birds as four species will help conservation efforts, and threats from climate change.

bbcnews
Nov. 5, 2020 ~3 min

Sir David Attenborough polar research ship set to begin sea trials

Four years in the making, Britain's new £200m polar ship has left the builder's yard for testing.

bbcnews
Oct. 21, 2020 ~6 min

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