Antarctica

Floating igloos offer hope for threatened penguins
Penguins diving into the Arctic Ocean
Stranger than fiction

Floating igloos offer hope for threatened penguins

Creator of new ‘Penguin Protection System’ says the structures protect endangered species while combating climate change
5 Jan 2021
Quiz of The Week: 25 - 31 January 2020
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In Brief

Quiz of The Week: 25 - 31 January 2020

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
31 Jan 2020
Who owns Antarctica?
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In Depth

Who owns Antarctica?

Continent threatened by global warming and exploitation of natural resources
31 Jan 2020
What happened to Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance ship?
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In Brief

What happened to Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance ship?

Scientists on the SA Agulhas II hope to find wreckage of the lost vessel within days
28 Jan 2019
Inquiry launched as two die at Antarctic research station
McMurdo Research Station, Antarctica
In Brief

Inquiry launched as two die at Antarctic research station

The maintenance workers were found unconscious at McMurdo outpost
13 Dec 2018
Antarctica stabbing: what do we know?
Antarctic ice melting has increased rapidly since 2012
In Brief

Antarctica stabbing: what do we know?

Victim rushed to hospital in Chile after incident in research station 500 miles off coast
24 Oct 2018
Army ‘Ice Maidens’ become first women to cross Antarctica
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In Depth

Army ‘Ice Maidens’ become first women to cross Antarctica

All-female expedition makes history by completing 1,056-mile trek on foot
22 Jan 2018

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Large part of Antarctic ice shelf is due to snap off
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In Brief

Large part of Antarctic ice shelf is due to snap off

Crack has grown 11 miles in just six days
2 Jun 2017
Boutique campsite offers glamping in Antarctica
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In Review

Boutique campsite offers glamping in Antarctica

Select number get the opportunity to stay in the heart of the wild and beautiful continent
15 Aug 2016
Call of the wild: the world’s best safaris
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In Depth

Call of the wild: the world’s best safaris

Gone are the days of simply observing wildlife from a safe distance – today’s safaris bring man and beast into very close contact indeed
29 Jun 2016
Penguin colony at risk after iceberg blocks feeding grounds
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In Brief

Penguin colony at risk after iceberg blocks feeding grounds

Antarctic group could be wiped out within two decades, say researchers
12 Feb 2016
SCIENCE: shock at 'sexually depraved' penguins
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In Depth

SCIENCE: shock at 'sexually depraved' penguins

Study from 1915 of sexual habits of Adelie penguins described necrophilia and ‘paedophilia’
10 Jun 2012