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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.
In December this year the founding member and director of the Sustainability Council of New Zealand will travel to Antarctica. She was invited to spend a week at Scott Base by Antarctica New Zealand, the government agency that manages New...
Antarctica New Zealand general manager for Antarctic operations Simon Trotter is in charge of the logistics of bringing up to 400 scientists and crew to Scott Base every summer.
The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) is due to launch a mission in early 2018 to explore the uncharted ecosystem that remained hidden beneath the Antarctic ice shelf for the past 120,000 years.