After various experiments, an Indian research team believes that Adélie penguins show signs of self-awareness.
For the first time since the pandemic began, the museum in Grytviken, South Georgia, is opening as usual with a five-person team looking forward to welcoming many visitors.
A team of physicians, polar guides and physiologists are studying the metabolic costs of this challenging undertaking during their INSPIRE 22 expedition to the South Pole.
The record attempt of the Italian extreme athlete Omar Di Felice to cross Antarctica by bicycle has failed.
To further strengthen research in Antarctica and provide financial stimulus to young researchers, three of them will receive grants from three major institutions.
A study has discovered the areas of greatest risk to the birds from fishing for different age groups of wandering albatrosses.
The already very low frequency of blue whale songs has dropped dramatically in recent decades – a mystery to researchers.
Australian company Chimu Adventures and airline Qantas have completed the first-ever non-stop round-trip flight to the South Pole on a passenger aircraft.
During the 2018/19 search for Shackleton’s ship “Endurance”, although the wreck was not discovered, microplastic fibers were found everywhere, especially in the air.
To defend themselves against new invading species, Antarctic bottom-dwelling animals use chemical defenses, but these are of limited use, a study shows.
An accidentally observed glacial calving in Antarctica shows that resulting underwater tsunamis likely play a more important role in polar regions than assumed.
One of the best-known books about Scott’s expedition to the South Pole will soon be published as a graphic novel penned by Sarah Airriess.
A British Antarctic Survey research team has created an artificial intelligence to help find the best route through pack ice.
Male sei whales seem to love the Falkland Islands not only for its food, but also to beguile potential mates with songs.
The largest station in Antarctica, McMurdo Station, is experiencing the largest COVID outbreak on the continent and therefore cannot be reached at this time.
Leopard seals possess great adaptability when it comes to size and movement, underscoring its position as a top Antarctic predator.
Australian weather observer Barry Becker experienced an extraordinary stroke of luck in the night sky of Antarctica: He photographed STEVE, a rare celestial phenomenon.
On Macquarie Island, researchers are noting a large decline in breeding success among king and gentoo penguins and fear the same for the other species.
The British Antarctic Survey is calling for students 15 and under to enter an Antarctic station drawing contest.
Ice that forms below the ocean surface in Antarctica apparently plays an important role in the global conveyor belt of ocean currents and possibly in nutrient cycles.
The British Overseas Territory of the South Sandwich Islands are immortalized on a four-part stamp series by Pobjoy Mint.
Modern polar marine animals help scientists understand the conditions to which the first living creatures in the cold regions were exposed.
In the seafloor in the Scotia Sea, researchers found DNA that is up to a million years old.
According to a recent report, sexual harassment and discrimination against women occurs repeatedly on Australian Antarctic stations.