A pair of new studies has revealed 'highly unlikely' phytoplankton blooms appearing near the seafloor and under sea ice at both Earth's poles.
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A new satellite image shows that the world's largest iceberg, A-76A, has entered the Drake Passage, a waterway that contains a fast-moving ocean current that will send the mighty berg on a one-way trip to its watery grave.
The discovery of a river beneath the Antarctic ice reveals that the bottom of the ice sheet may be more susceptible to melt than previously believed.
Fractures in an Antarctic iceberg were likely caused by rapid changes in the currents that flow through the Southern Ocean.
Analysis of DNA samples collected from beneath the seafloor in Antarctica has revealed that some of the ancient genetic material could be around 1 million years old.
A new study has revealed that the Thwaites glacier, also known as the "Doomsday Glacier," could melt away much faster than previously believed.
A sprawling new sonar map of Antarctica's Southern Ocean includes the ocean's new deepest point, the 'Factorian Deep,' for the first time.
Researchers in Antarctica have discovered a hidden ecosystem more than 1,600 feet below the ice, which is filled with shrimplike creatures.
A massive Antarctic ice shelf that covered an area about the size of New York City or Rome just collapsed into the ocean.
Simultaneous heat waves have hit the Arctic and Antarctica, raising temperatures by more than 50 degrees in parts of both polar regions.
Antarctic sea-ice extent dropped to a record low in the satellite data in February, but it's likely due to natural variation.
The newly-found wreck of the Endurance was found to be inhabited by some equally extraordinary creatures.
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Ernest Shackleton's lost ice ship Endurance, which famously sank in 1915, has been rediscovered by searchers under Antarctica's Weddell Sea.
A new study of iceberg A68 (once the world's largest) charts its entire doomed journey, and shows exactly when it started to melt at an alarming rate
Scientists onboard an icebreaker in Antarctica were blown away when they spied a trove of 60 million icefish nests dotting the floor of the Weddell Sea.