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It takes a certain type of person to uproot their life and go to Antarctica. It takes an even more specific type of person to do so repeatedly, year in... Read More

This story originally appeared on first summer without an Arctic ice sheet is already on the horizon. The massive... Read More

When explorers discovered the seemingly bloodstained face of the Taylor Glacier in Antarctica in the early 1900s, they thought it was red algae that... Read More

There’s running water in the Antarctic — and there has been for at least decades.Scientists published the results of the first-ever hydrological survey... Read More

A few friendly humpback whales are helping mankind understand what goes on just beneath the ocean’s surface.A team of researchers, supported by the... Read More

The internet may not be where you would think to look for a relaxing moment, but in the case of Kalle Ljung's Vimeo account, it's exactly where you... Read More

Remember that time the internet collectively campaigned to win a boat naming contest with "Boaty McBoatface"?Well, that boat—which everyone still refers... Read More

The World Meteorological Organization announced a new record-high temperature for Antarctica on Wednesday at a staggering 63.5 degrees Fahrenheit,... Read More

In case you didn't know, the underside of icebergs are incredibly beautiful. Not many people see this view of icebergs in person, but photographer... Read More

If you were to personify the very first winter frost as it penetrates past your sweater and sends a chill straight into your bones, it would look a lot... Read More

Leopard Seals in Antarctica How to Spot OneThe safest viewing is from a Zodiac, though a few companies like Oceanwide Expeditions offer diving... Read More

If shopping for a trip to the seventh continent is giving you sticker shock, you’re not alone.“These are some of the priciest cruises in the world,”... Read More

The world's glacial ice is constantly on the move.Researchers flying above the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica on November 10 captured an image that... Read More

Florida Get at least 37 percent off Hilton West Palm Beach, which has 400 sleek rooms, alfresco restaurants, and an impressive 20,000... Read More

In a landmark deal reached Friday, 24 countries helped establish the largest marine reserve in the world, located in Antarctica.At 600,000 square miles... Read More

This story originally appeared on large crack in an Antarctic ice shelf has grown by 13 miles in the past six months, threatening to detach... Read More

White Desert’s Whichaway Camp, a boutique hotel with six specialized pods in the Dronning Maud Land region in Antarctica, sits tucked away in a remote... Read More

Expedition cruising, which involves smaller ships and adventurous itineraries, is having a moment. Australis and Quark Expeditions, which specialize in... Read More

Adélie penguins in Antarctica are in danger because of climate change, and their population could drop by 60 percent by the end of the century,... Read More

In a world where anxiety-ridden descents are a dime a dozen, there are some pretty creative airplane landing situations. And if you thought... Read More

Reaching Antarctica is a feat unto itself: runway landings have historically been limited to heavy cargo and military research jets, while those... Read More

It's currently summer in Antarctica, which means the temperature is just slightly above freezing, and Henry Worsley is making the most of the weather.... Read More

Antarctica may not boast a thriving art culture or a hot spot music scene—or much of anything resembling normal civilization—but, surprisingly, its food... Read More

If you’re saving up for that bucket-list odyssey to Antarctica, this is surely the way to do it. Over the course of this winter and next, Silversea... Read More

Even if you've seen Antarctica in person, you haven't experienced the icy tundra that Alex Cornell has created. It's the same landscape, but the San... Read More

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