More than 5,000 tons of extraterrestrial material rain down on Earth every year, according to research results from Antarctica.
Rainfall could increase in amount, frequency and intensity over the next 80 years along the coast of Antarctica, a new study predicts.
A new study by a researcher has found that thawing permafrost in Alaska is causing colder water in smaller rivers and streams.
Loss of Arctic sea ice is likely responsible for chaotic spring snowfall conditions in Europe
The ocean of Saturn’s moon Enceladus may be more active than scientists previously believed. Enceladus is one of 82 moons of Saturn discovered to date.
The Pine Island glacier in West Antarctica may soon have reached its tipping point, leading to the unstoppable flow of ice.
A team of Belgian researchers has found new evidence that a large asteroid exploded just above Antarctica’s ice sheet about 430,000 years ago.
The amount of mercury in narwhals’ tusks has increased significantly due to climate change, a new study shows.
A new phenomenon could spread across the skies of the Arctic in the future. Lightnings are relatively rare in the Arctic, but they have tripled in the last decade.
While Australian researchers are using hi-tech to track swarms of krill in the East Antarctic, whales and other animals seem to be able to smell the coveted prey from a great distance.
For the first time, researchers collected year-round video footage and hydrodynamic data from the mysterious world of a deep-sea sponge in the Arctic.
The diving-ability of the penguins developed with through the possibility, oxygen in the blood better to bind and to be able to deliver.
The lack of ice from glaciers used to cause methane gas to rise from the sea floor, which can happen again today.
Authorities in the town of Kiyuchi, 30 kilometers away, warn adventure tourists not to visit the Klyuchevskoy volcano.
A unique find: an Arctic fish fluoresces not only in one colour, but in two, with the help of external light.
If the beautiful Sedna had not resisted her father’s wish to marry her off to a black raven, there would be no seals in the seas today.
At the 1st International Symposium on Plastic in the Arctic in early March, numerous scientists, decision makers and other responsible parties exchanged research results and new strategies to combat plastic pollution in the Arctic. PolarJournal and mountain2ocean presented their joint educational project.
A huge iceberg broke off from the Antarctic ice sheet about two weeks ago. Photographs taken from the seafloor show an astonishing diversity of life.
Well-preserved plant remains from ice cores at Camp Century show that the Greenland ice sheet is much more sensitive to warming than previously thought.
Authorities report increased die-offs of yellow-eyed penguins and a decline in little penguins in parts of New Zealand.
The geology and connection of Antarctica with its ancient neighbouring continents have been measured more precisely than ever before with the help of satellites.
At 40 years of age, a giant petrel found in New Zealand is believed to be the oldest member of its species.
Just a few kilometres from McMurdo are the Dry Valleys. Hidden in the very back of Taylor Valley is another spectacular natural wonder, Blood Falls.
Albatrosses and petrels spend a lot of time at sea and need more protection there, especially from the effects of international fishing.