Antarctic

selfie of Omar di Felice in Antarctica

Cyclist Aborts Antarctic Bike Crossing

After just over a week and less than 100km,...
Mateusz Waligora lies on his sled after setting up his tent on a blue-bird day.

Antarctica 2022: Roller-Coaster Weather

Antarctica has shown the class of 2022 its teeth...
remando en solitario

Spanish Adventurer to Row to Antarctica. And That’s Just the Beginning

Lots of explorers embark on Antarctic expeditions, but few...
Preet Chandi holding an airline ticket to Antarctica.

Antarctica 2022: The Season Begins

For some, the Antarctic season has kicked off. For...
omar di felice antarctica cycling

Cycling Across Antarctica: Is it Possible? Di Felice is About to Find Out

Doing anything in Antarctica is pretty hard. But riding...
A man on skis drags two sleds behind him over the snow.

Antarctica 2022: Busiest Season in a Decade

The Antarctic summer is shaping up to be the...
skiers from Vinson of Antarctica passing over snow through mountains

Across South Georgia in the Footsteps of Shackleton — Sort Of

There's a reason that adventurers continue to marvel at...
A period photo of the listing Endurance in the ice

What to Do When Shackleton’s ‘Endurance’ Can No Longer Endure?

Six months after one of most famous ships in...
port lockroy

Postal Workers, Penguin Watchers Head To Antarctica For Strange Jobs

Four UK women chosen for coveted positions that drew...
Starlink at McMurdo

Starlink Arrives in Antarctica, Into Traditional Iridium Territory

Get ready, Antarcticans: Elon Musk is on his way...
Three african wild dogs stand in a row.

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...
Port Lockroy Museum on Goudier Island in the Palmer Archipelago, Antarctica.

Odd Job: Apply to Run Post Office, Count Penguins in Antarctica

For November through March, through the Antarctic summer, the...

Mount Tyree, Antarctica’s Second-Highest Peak

The Second Seven Summits, the less-known and more difficult...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...
sun in antarctica

Arctic, Antarctica Shatter Heat Records Simultaneously

Over the weekend, soaring temperatures near the planet’s poles...

Buying Polar Gear: A Cost-Saving Tip

A few weeks ago, a reader asked when it...

Tip: To Avoid Frostbite at Polar Temperatures, Cut Off the Elastic Cuff on Gloves

The first time I realized that your circulation is...

Science Links of the Week  

A passion for the natural world drives many of...
Antarctic Gentoo penguin and chick Photo Arne Beruldsen

Scientists Discover New Gentoo Penguin Colony in Antarctica

Scientists have discovered a newly established colony of 75...
Kuwaiti explorer Yousef Al-Refai, TK, is now the youngest individual to have climbed all of the Volcanic Seven Summits.

Updated: Kuwaiti Mountaineer Completes Volcanic Seven Summits

Kuwaiti mountaineer Yousef Al-Refai has become just the 24th...

Antarctic Expeditions Wrap Up

Our final Antarctic update of the season covers Masatatsu...

Antarctic Book Collection Up for Sale

If you live near London, England and love stories...

World’s Largest Fish Hatchery Found off Antarctica

On the sea floor of Antarctica's Weddell Sea, researchers...

Antarctica: Kite-Skiers Make the Pole, But Abe Won’t Finish

Last week, Preet Chandi finished her Hercules Inlet to...

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