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Scientists in Antarctica did the unimaginable: They grew a bounty of watermelons while living on the ice-cold continent.
The extent of sea ice in Antarctica has shrunk compared with the long-term average for this time of year between 1981 and 2010 by an area four times the size of Texas.
Satellite images show fragments from the enormous iceberg A-76A dispersing near South Georgia island, where the previous world's largest iceberg also met its doom in 2020.
These deep ocean tides supply almost half of the world's oceans with vital nutrients and oxygen, but melting ice shelves are slowing them down.
Slippages in sediment beneath the Antarctic seabed could spawn gigantic tsunamis as oceans warm.
There are some bone-chilling places on Earth, but what is the lowest temperature ever recorded and where was it?
Iceberg B-22A, which first broke off from Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier in 2002, is finally moving away from the South Pole after being freed from its seafloor tether.
Researchers from the British Antarctic Survey recently captured the first close-up video of A81, an enormous iceberg that broke off the Brunt Ice Shelf in January.
On a recent expedition to Antarctica, researchers discovered five perfectly-preserved meteorites that have likely been hiding beneath the ice for thousands of years.
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