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Antarctica's wildlife in a changing climate

Despite being one of the coldest, most inhospitable places on Earth, Antarctica hosts a wealth of biodiversity, and its remoteness and extreme climate have lent a certain amount of protection to the many species that call ...

dateOct 27, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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The lost meteorites of Antarctica

A hidden reserve of iron-rich meteorites which could hold secrets to the formation of the solar system may be hidden beneath the surface of the Antarctic ice sheet, according to a study by a team from The University of Manchester.

dateFeb 17, 2016 in Space Exploration
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The yin-yang of polar sea ice

It comes as no surprise, therefore, when researchers announce as they did this past September that Arctic sea ice extent is still below normal, continuing a years-long downward trend, covering less and less of the north polar ...

dateDec 07, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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