loading

News: Antarctica

We have started to collect the most important news related to Antarctica in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Antarctica – overview

Antarctica: news

Australian expeditioner evacuated from Antarctica in five-day mission

Friday, December 25th 2020, 14:13
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia, United States United States

Australia, China and the US work together to medically evacuate the expeditioner.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Thwaites: 'Doomsday Glacier' vulnerability seen in new maps

Tuesday, September 8th 2020, 23:06

Sea and airborne surveys show how Antarctica's mighty Thwaites ice stream can be melted from below.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Coronavirus severely restricts Antarctic science

Friday, August 7th 2020, 22:53

Keeping Covid out of Antarctica means little research will be done on the continent in 2020-2021.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Mystery egg likely belonged to giant sea reptile, scientists say

Wednesday, June 17th 2020, 17:16

The football-like fossil has puzzled scientists since it was found in Antarctica almost a decade ago.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Coronavirus: New Zealand cuts research in Antarctica to keep it virus free

Tuesday, June 9th 2020, 5:16
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Antarctica is the only continent without any reported virus cases so far.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

How to find a meteorite in Antarctica

Friday, May 22nd 2020, 23:11

Justin Rowlatt joins a team of scientists looking for small space rocks in Antarctica.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Coronavirus and Antarctica: 'Isolated within isolation'

Wednesday, May 13th 2020, 23:24

Why the people on the only continent without a recorded case of coronavirus are in lockdown.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

A place that makes you ask the questions that really matter

Monday, March 30th 2020, 0:20

The BBC's Justin Rowlatt found a visit to Antarctica made him emotional, and ultimately hopeful.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Greenland and Antarctica ice loss accelerating

Thursday, March 12th 2020, 4:34

The Earth's great ice sheets are losing mass six times faster today than they were in the 1990s.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Antarctic sea creatures 'stressed to the max'

Wednesday, March 4th 2020, 0:01

Justin Rowlatt reports from Antarctica's Ross Sea, where rising temperatures could affect marine life.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Crossing Antarctica solo: A lonely journey across the ice

Wednesday, February 12th 2020, 0:19

How Børge Ousland became the first person to cross Antarctica solo
Read the full article » | View on the map »


This content is from the BBC News website. Date and time information is related to GMT.




Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.