Antarctica

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Scale of onboard fire revealed as damaged Antarctic ship MPV Everest tries to avoid rough weather
Captain heads for Fremantle at reduced speed after blaze engulfs supply ship’s port engine room and destroys two inflatable boats onboard

Mostafa Rachwani

08, Apr, 2021 @5:51 AM

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The disaster movie playing in Australia's wild places – and solutions that could help hit pause
Across the country, catastrophes are unfolding as ecosystems collapse. But in a landmark study, scientists are pointing to green shoots of hope

Adam Morton and Graham Readfearn

05, Mar, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Iceberg size of Greater London breaks off Antarctica
The 1,270sq km chunk separated from Brunt Ice Shelf near a British Antarctic Survey station on Friday

Sarah Marsh

01, Mar, 2021 @8:04 AM

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'Strange pale penguin': rare yellow and white bird discovered among king penguins in Atlantic
Photographer says he won ‘nature’s lottery’ when he spotted unique bird among thousands of animals on a beach on the South Georgia islands

Rafqa Touma

26, Feb, 2021 @6:14 AM

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Researchers rethink life in a cold climate after Antarctic find
Scientists surprised by marine organisms on boulder on sea floor beneath 900 metres of ice shelf

Ian Sample Science editor

15, Feb, 2021 @5:00 AM

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'Colder and deeper’: Scientists close in on spot to drill Antarctic ice core 1.5m years old
Australian Antarctic Division will drill 3,000 metres deep in bid to improve ancient climate records and future models

Graham Readfearn

12, Feb, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Terrawatch: the adventurous icebergs that trigger ice ages
Antarctic bergs travelling north spark changes in ocean circulations and affect composition of our atmosphere

Kate Ravilious

03, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Extraordinary voyage: on the trail of the trillion-tonne runaway iceberg
Amid fears of huge damage to marine ecosystems from the giant A68a berg, British researchers are setting sail to assess its impact

Robin McKie

31, Jan, 2021 @8:00 AM

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How Captain Cook described the weather on Antarctica voyage
Journal tells of ‘an unusual Snow white brightness’ as explorer’s ship made its way through icy islands

Tim Radford

28, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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'A real bad precedent': Australia criticised for Antarctica airport plan
Multibillion-dollar project is unnecessary and damaging to wildlife, say scientists

Jonathan Watts

31, Dec, 2020 @10:30 AM

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Fractures to Antarctic iceberg reduce risk to South Georgia wildlife
Unclear if iceberg will hit small British territory but researchers more optimistic about threat to ecosystem

Weronika Strzyżyńska

29, Dec, 2020 @10:27 AM

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Covid cases recorded in Antarctica for first time – reports
Isolated continent reportedly registers first infections after 36 Chileans fall ill at research base

Helen Sullivan

22, Dec, 2020 @6:52 AM

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