“You Can See Almost Everything” In Antarctica, The Best-Mapped Continent on the Planet

Earth has a lot of good maps, even in the polar regions. There are maps that even show the thickness of the ice sheet in Antarctica. There is also a map showing... Read more »

Diving Robots Discovering Carbon Emissions off Antarctica

A new study that was just published in Geophysical Research Letters shows some unanticipated climate data from the seas around Antarctica. If until the present time the Southern Ocean was believed to... Read more »

Minus 144 Degrees Celsius: The Coldest Region in Antarctica is Far Colder than Scientists Believed

Scientists have known for many years that Antarctica’s valleys are the coldest place on Earth, and satellites showed the lowest temperature being minus 93 degrees Celsius. However, satellite data was analyzed recently... Read more »

U.S. Threatened By West Antarctic Ice Melt: 3 Trillion Tons of Ice Lost in 26 Years

Scientists just revealed how fast Antarctica’s ice melted over the last years. Since 1992, it lost 3 trillion tons of ice, losing some of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and Antarctic Peninsula.... Read more »

New Valleys Found in Antarctica are Concerning News

The West and East Antarctic Ice Sheets have been linked by unmapped and unseen valleys. Scientists describe them as… These mountain ranges have been hidden deep under the ice until a recent... Read more »

Scientists Harvest First Vegetable Crops From Antarctic Greenhouse

Last year, a greenhouse container was on its way to the Antarctic. Now, it’s time for the scientists to harvest their crops! They have successfully grown their first crop of veggies without... Read more »
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NASA Says Canadian Hole In Ozone Layer Is Shrinking

The giant hole in the earth’s protective ozone layer is apparently shrinking, according to a new report released by NASA on Thursday. The ozone layer, which is such a vital protector of... Read more »