Antarctica

This Is What The Southern Lights Look Like From Space

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK Tech

If you’re lucky enough in your lifetime you might get to see the auroras from earth, visiting the Northern or Southern lights to see the dancing col...

Seven Marathons, Seven Days, Seven Continents - Done!

Georgie Acons | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Sport
Georgie Acons

I have a lot of people to thank, everyone who donated to the charity, to everyone for their messages of support, my friends family and work colleagues, Tom, everyone at Psycle and everyone involved in the world marathon challenge; the organisers, the volunteers, the support crews and my fellow runners.

This Antarctic Ice Crack Has Grown 17 Miles In Two Months – Watch Its Expansion

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Tech

Over the last eight weeks, a crack on the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica has grown 17 miles. Now a new video released by Project Midas, a UK-based A...

Seven Marathons, Seven Days, Seven Continents

Georgie Acons | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Sport
Georgie Acons

On the 23rd January myself and 32 others will be starting an attempt to run 7 marathons in 7 days on the 7 continents around the world. The challenge starts on a glacier in Antarctica and then travels through Chile, Miami, Madrid Marrakesh, Dubai before finishing in Sydney. I will have 168 hours to cover 183 miles with around 60 hours of flying thrown in for good measure.

Drone Footage Shows Huge Crack In Antarctic Ice Shelf That's Threatening To Drift Away

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Tech

Drone footage has revealed the true scale of a vast crack in an Antarctic ice shelf threatening to break in half. It was captured by scientists at the...

Despite Being Hidden Under Metres Of Ice, Antarctica's Seafloor Is Stunning

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK Tech

When you think of the seafloor in Antarctica you would be forgiven for thinking that it’s probably a barren wasteland, covered by vast swathes of ic...

Antarctic Research Station To Be Relocated, As Ice Shelf Cracks Around It

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 07.12.2016 | UK Tech

A research station situated on an ice shelf in Antarctica is having to be relocated after scientists discovered dangerous cracks appearing that could ...

Strange Blue Clouds Have Appeared In Antarctica, Way Sooner Than Expected

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Tech

Bright electric blue clouds have been spotted lurking in the skies over Antarctica, for the last couple of weeks. A NASA spacecraft, specifically desi...

Beautiful Blue Lakes In East Antarctica Send A Worrying Message About Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK Tech

Thousands of blue lakes are appearing on an ice sheet in East Antarctica and scientists know it is bad news. A team of researchers in the UK have bee...

Penguin Populations Could Decrease Up To 60% Before The Year 2099

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Tech

Scientists have discovered that climate change in the Antarctic is having a devastating impact on future Adélie penguin populations. According to cur...

Carbon Dioxide Pollution Reaches Historic Levels At The South Pole

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Tech

Scientists in Antarctica have finally measured carbon dioxide levels rising above 400 parts per million. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administ...

NASA's Shock Finding In Antarctica Is Causing Chaos In The Scientific Community

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.11.2015 | UK Tech

A NASA study has revealed that despite everything, Antarctica is currently producing more ice than it is losing. The analysis is the result of stud...

Into the Great White Open: An Expedition to Antarctica

Kerry Christiani | Posted 17.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kerry Christiani

Nowhere compares to Antarctica for observing nature at its most elemental. While the journey today is a far cry from the treacherous, ice-thwarted voyages once faced by 16th-century navigators, an expedition cruise still has a touch of the intrepid. Go at the tail end of summer and you'll be in for a wildlife treat.

Hope for Tomorrow at the End of the World

Ellis Shuman | Posted 21.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ellis Shuman

Antarctica is the "coldest, windiest, tallest, and most deserted continent on Earth," according to Bulgarian author Ludmila Filipova, yet it "has been alluring people for the last two centuries of human history."

A Voyage of Endurance: Destination Antarctica-Blog 4

Jonathan Thompson | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jonathan Thompson

Antarctica is the coldest, harshest, most remote continent on the planet. And that makes it perfect for a number of extreme and adventure sports.

A Voyage of Endurance: Destination Antarctica-Blog 3

Jonathan Thompson | Posted 24.05.2015 | UK
Jonathan Thompson

Blog 3: Tourism in Antarctica On the 100th anniversary of Shackleton's famous Endurance expedition, British writer Jonathan Thompson and photographe...

A Voyage of Endurance: Destination Antarctica

Jonathan Thompson | Posted 16.05.2015 | UK
Jonathan Thompson

Here three of the world's great oceans - the Atlantic, Southern and Pacific - all clash head on, squabbling for supremacy. One of Shackleton's companions, a young Irishman named Felix Rooney, described it as "so rough, the ship would roll the milk out of your tea."

A Voyage of Endurance: Destination Antarctica

Jonathan Thompson | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jonathan Thompson

ailing the Endurance down the curving arm of the Antarctic Peninsula, Shackleton planned to disembark with six handpicked men and attempt a death-defying 1,800 mile trek across the Great White Continent on foot: through the South Pole and straight out the other side until they hit the frozen coast again.

Hunting the Ghost Fleets

Captain Paul Watson | Posted 04.04.2015 | UK
Captain Paul Watson

When it fled, the Thunder dropped all of its bottom set gill nets. The crew of Sea Shepherd's Sam Simon spent over 200 hours hauling in 72 kilometers of this deadly net. More than $3 million dollars' worth of illegally caught toothfish was returned to the sea.

Just Look At This Robot Penguin. Just Look At It.

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK Tech

In what might be the cutest experiment ever, researchers have introduced a baby penguin to a robot penguin, just to see what happens. The robot is ...

WATCH: All Passengers Rescued From Antarctic Ice

ITN | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

All 52 people stranded in the Antarctic after their ship became trapped in ice have been rescued....

WATCH: Rescue Underway For Trapped Antarctica Scientists

zoomin.tv | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A long-awaited rescue of passengers on board a research ship trapped in Antarctic ice for more than a week finally got under way on Thursday. A he...

LOOK: Huge Iceberg Breaks Free From Antarctica

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK

A huge iceberg - the size of Singapore - has broken away from Antarctica, analysts say. The berg, named B-31, measures 21 miles by 12 miles, and is...

Poles Apart

Conor Mills | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Conor Mills

Not to be trumped by the third heir to the throne, I too am in the process of organising a return trip to Greenland and to the Arctic. Unexpectedly, the Greenlandic Tourist Board has kindly invited me back in December to celebrate Christmas in the capital city of Nuuk with the locals.

The Scott Expedition

Temujin Doran | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Temujin Doran

I'm the videographer attached to the Scott Expedition - the first attempt in over 100 years to complete Captain Scott's ill-fated last journey; to walk from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole and back again.