“Finding Palmaria decipiens at 100m depth is important for furthering our knowledge of Antarctica, a continent that is so important to understand for addressing the environmental challenges the world faces today.” Professor Frithjof Kuepper
Antarctica: Summer Thawing Lasting Longer
summer thawing occurs nearly a month earlier, and stays thawed for a full two months longer than previously believed.
Record Low Antarctic Sea Ice
In February 2022 the extent of sea ice at the southern hemisphere experienced a record low, the second such event in five years.
Thinning Ice Melange Causing Rifts in Antarctica’s Floating Ice
“We have finally begun to seek an explanation as to why these ice shelves started retreating and coming into these configurations that became unstable decades before hydrofracturing could act on them,” Eric Rignot
“It’s like a giant cork being removed from a bottle”: Melting Antarctic Ice Shelf
More than a third of the Antarctic’s ice shelf area could be at risk of collapsing into the sea if global temperatures reach 4°C above pre-industrial levels, new research has shown.
Poetry Corner: We Were The Fools Who Could Not Rest
On this day the 27th of January 1820 a Russian expedition led by Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen and Mikhail Lazarev discovered the continent of Antarctica.