Antarctica Sat, 14 Jul 2018 07:42:00 GMTNo casualties reported as Chilean Antarctica base goes down in flames
The Antarctic Maritime Government building in King George Island went down in flames at dawn Thursday. Nobody was injured and maritime traffic support went on with help from the INACh and the Air Force.Wed, 11 Jul 2018 06:55:00 GMTBritain's new polar research ship scheduled to hit the water next Saturday
The assembled hull of Britain's new polar research vessel, RRS Sir David Attenborough is now standing on the slipway of the Cammell Laird yard in Birkenhead, awaiting launch day. Weather and tide permitting, she should slide in...Thu, 14 Jun 2018 07:24:00 GMTAntarctica ice sheet melting faster than expected, adding 0.6mm to sea level every year
The Antarctic ice sheet has lost more than 2,500 billion tons of ice in the past 25 years and nearly half of that has happened since 2012. An international team of polar scientists found that melting in Antarctica has jumped sh...Wed, 06 Jun 2018 08:41:00 GMTArgentina's national team cancels audience with Pope Francis
Argentina's national team have cancelled an audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican that was scheduled to take place on Wednesday, the Holy See has announced. The Albiceleste are preparing for the World Cup and have been trai...Thu, 31 May 2018 08:20:00 GMTJapanese whale hunt slaughters 122 pregnant minke whales
More than 120 pregnant whales were slaughtered in the latest Japanese whale hunt in Antarctica's Southern Ocean, new documents show, reigniting calls to step up efforts to stop the annual killing spree. A further 114 immature w...