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Orca have appeared earlier than usual this year in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica, due to sea ice breaking up with warmer weather.
A leading University of Otago zoology researcher, Emeritus Professor Carolyn Burns, has been awarded the prestigious 2017 Marsden Medal by The New Zealand Association of Scientists (NZAS).
Maybe it was a relative? Maybe it would respond? Whatever the case, a flock of emperor penguins north of Scott Base inspected a long-distance photo lens
After 50 years of disagreement about whether the Antarctic ice sheet is growing or shrinking, advances in computer modelling and data analysis have allowed international climate expert Professor Matt King to estimate Antarctica's increasing contribution to sea-level rise.
All but two Adelie penguin chicks have starved to death in the east Antarctic colony, yet Adelie penguin numbers in the Ross Sea region have not seen a dramatic decrease.