Antarctic

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.

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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...

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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...

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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...
doomsday glacier researchship

Scientists Embark For ‘Doomsday Glacier’ Seeking Rate of Decay

If the tongue of the Thwaites Glacier collapses, we're...

Antarctica: Running Out of Time

In this week's update, Preet Chandi arrives at the...

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A passion for the natural world drives many of...

Antarctica: The Home Stretch for Some, A Long Way to Go for Others

In this week's update, Preet Chandi flies into the...

Antarctic Roundup: Another Evacuation

This week in Antarctica features more drama. Another expedition...
antarctic ice shelves

Live, Ancient Creatures Found in Pitch Black ‘Oasis’ Beneath Antarctic Shelf

Floating atop Antarctica’s Weddell Sea in 2018, a team...

Antarctica: Expeditions in Trouble

In this week's Antarctic roundup, one expedition aborts and...

Winter Himalayan Teams Reach Base Camps. Plus: Sherpas to Antarctica

Winter officially begins in one week, and some teams...

Antarctica Update: An Eclipse and a Major Route Change

For most Antarctic expeditions, the weather has improved in...

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