A group of soldiers has broken an Antarctica record by becoming the first all-female team to cross the continent using only muscle power.Read the full story ›
A leaping penguin has surprised two Australian researchers who were collecting water samples in Antarctica.
The flightless bird shot up from underwater and into the researchers' rubber boat, checking out a few bags on board before it jumped back into the sea.
Researcher Matt McKay captured the incident on camera during a expedition in Newcomb Bay near Casey research station, a permanent outpost run by the Australian Antarctic Division.
After becoming the first man to walk to both poles, Robert Swan and his son are walking to the South Pole using only renewable energy.Read the full story ›
The vast iceberg weighing more than a trillion tonnes had been 'hanging by a thread' until this week.Read the full story ›
A thin ever-decreasing icy layer is all that is left stopping an iceberg almost four times the size of Cornwall from floating clear.Read the full story ›
The second man to walk on the moon was put on the first flight out of the South Pole after his health deteriorated.Read the full story ›
Sea ice levels in the Antarctic have not much changed over the past 100 years, scientists say - contrasting sharply with the Arctic.Read the full story ›
The protected area, over six times the size of the UK, will protect marine wildlife and assist in scientific research.Read the full story ›
Do you fancy an all-expenses trip to the other side of the world? If you don’t mind long hours and thousands of penguins, then read on.Read the full story ›
Explorers Ben Saunders and Tarka L'Herpiniere have become the first people to complete Captain Scott's doomed trek to the South Pole.Read the full story ›