An iceberg the size of the Isle of Skye has broken free from Antarctica's Amery Ice Shelf.
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The world's largest iceberg turned 2 years old today (July 12) and has already drifted more than 150 miles from its Antarctic home.
A huge lake of sizzling hot lava has been discovered in a volcano on a remote sub-Antarctic island in the South Atlantic Ocean.
A remote science station in Antarctica forced to close over the polar winter by a dangerous ice chasm is completely empty of human life.
The potential for the Ross ice shelf in Antarctica to collapse is determined by a newly discovered rock boundary running right down the middle of the ice.
The second-largest emperor penguin colony in the world appears to be collapsing, after rough seas drowned all of its babies three winters in a row.
European scientists looking for some of the oldest ice on the planet have homed in on a particular spot in Antarctica.