Two Brazilian sailors died and one was injured Saturday after a fire broke out at a naval research station in Antarctica, authorities reported
As a living space, Paul D. Miller's Lower Manhattan studio apartment is fairly sparse: futon on the floor, tiny kitchen, couch and a couple chairs, all crammed into a single elongated room overlooking the street.
Three anti-whaling activists were injured in a clash with Japanese whalers off the coast of Antarctica on Wednesday when the Japanese crew used grappling hooks against pursuit boats, the conservation group Sea Shepherd said in statement.
Sea Shepherd president Paul Watson discusses Japan's plans to resume whaling.
A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck Sunday off the coast of Antarctica, prompting a warning that there was a "small possibility" it could trigger a tsunami.
A U.S. research vessel was expected to reach a stricken South Korean ship near Antarctica on Wednesday evening after a fire raged through the fishing vessel killing three seamen and severely injuring two others.
An American engineer who was stranded in the South Pole for weeks after suffering a stroke will be discharged from a Maryland hospital Saturday, the woman told reporters.
Every year, thousands of yachts owners head to warmer waters to escape the bitter cold of winter. But it seems that for some adventurous owners and charter guests, the balmy air of the Mediterranean and Caribbean no longer hold the same allure, and they are swapping palm trees for penguins in a quest for the ultimate sailing experience -- ice cruising.
An emperor penguin that lost its way from Antarctica more than two months ago was released back into his native Southern Ocean waters Sunday.
An emperor penguin discovered thousands of kilometers away from Antarctica with a bellyful of sand is recovering after an endoscopy Monday, a New Zealand zoo official said.
The emperor penguin that made its way to New Zealand survived a surgery to remove twigs, stones and sand from its belly.
The hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica is affecting weather patterns across the entire Southern Hemisphere, according to a new scientific study.
It's an adventure the passengers on an Antarctic cruise hadn't bargained for when they signed up for a voyage to the icy continent.
Four French nationals aboard a helicopter that crashed in Antarctica did not survive, rescuers said Saturday.
New Zealand's air force has gone to the rescue of a sick American -- in Antarctica.
Traveling around the world with children is difficult enough, but attempting it without using motorized transport is even more of a challenge.
A massive iceberg -- more than twice the size of New York's Manhattan island -- is drifting slowly toward Australia, scientists said Wednesday.
Bolivian glaciers are disappearing leaving communities devastated. UNTV's Andi Gitow reports.
A possible rise in sea levels by 0.5 meters by 2050 could put at risk more than $28 trillion worth of assets in the world's largest coastal cities, according to a report compiled for the insurance industry.
NASA plans to launch next week the first of 17 planned flights to study changes in Antarctic ice and collect data that may help scientists better predict the consequences of those changes, officials said Thursday.
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Call it a case of high tech meeting low tech, really the lowest of tech.
Elephant seals equipped with electronic tags and robotic mini submarines using sonar were just two projects during the International Polar Year (IPY) that aimed to investigate the effects of global warming in polar regions.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called for tighter controls over tourism and other forms of pollution in Antarctica Monday, arguing for greater global cooperation to help preserve the continent's environmental and scientific research value.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the Antarctic Treaty is vital to protecting the environment.
A large ice shelf is "imminently" close to breaking away from part of the Antarctic Peninsula, scientists said Friday.
Robert Swan's life reads like a boy's own adventure tale with a modern eco-twist.
The owners of a cruise ship that ran aground in Marguerite Bay, Antarctica, are hoping high tide will dislodge the ship Wednesday, a company statement said.
Antarctica is warming in line with the rest of the world, according to a new study on climate change in Antarctica.
Chunks of Antarctic ice the size of shopping malls are breaking off, and scientists are worried. CNN's Tim Lister reports.
Scientists think they have uncovered conclusive proof that human activity is responsible for rising temperatures in both polar regions.
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."
Adventurer and TV show host Bear Grylls injured his shoulder in Antarctica during an expedition to raise money for an international charity, the Discovery Channel said Sunday.
All 122 people aboard a cruise ship stranded off Antarctica have been evacuated and are "in perfect health," the Chilean navy said Friday.
A cruise ship carrying 122 people was stranded Thursday on the coast of Antarctica after striking ice, officials said.
Like many people, I have a "bucket list." It's something along the lines of the "top-10-things-to-see-or-do-before-you-die" lists published on travel Web sites.
An international team of researchers plans to head to Antarctica later this year to begin a four-year project exploring some of the last uncharted regions on Earth.
The ozone hole over Antarctica in 2008 is larger in both size and ozone loss than last year, but not as large as in 2006, the European Space Agency said Tuesday.
A new fossil discovery provides evidence that the Antarctic continent was once much warmer than today and may have been able to sustain life.
Hundreds of baby penguins swept from the icy shores of Antarctica and Patagonia are washing up dead on Rio de Janeiro's tropical beaches, rescuers and penguin experts said Friday
The dwindling march of the penguins is signaling that the world's oceans are in trouble, scientists now say
Robotic rovers have patrolled deep space and the deepest seas, but scientists are still struggling to create drones that can overcome the multiple challenges of exploring Antarctica
Climatology was once a small and often overlooked branch of science. But important discoveries made as early as the 19th century have contributed to what is the most important field of scientific study in the world today. Listed below are some key dates in climate change history.
From krill to king crabs, the collapse of a 160-square-mile portion of the Wilkins Ice Shelf in Antarctica could mean many changes for wildlife at the bottom of the world.
The Extreme Ice Survey founder says the crumbling ice shelf in Antarctica is proof that global warming is 'very real.'
Some 220 square miles (570 square kilometers) of ice has collapsed in Antarctica and an ice shelf about the size of Connecticut is "hanging by a thread," the British Antarctic Survey has said, blaming global warming.
The British Antarctic Survey says an ice shelf is breaking off the Antarctic peninsula because of global warming.
Japanese whalers and anti-whaling activists clashed in the waters near Antarctica on Friday, with each side offering conflicting accounts of the confrontation -- the second between the two boats in a week.
A new study finds that rising temperatures are in danger of wiping out the king penguins of Antarctica
Japan has resumed whaling in the waters near Antarctica -- only days after groups hoping to stop it left the area, Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade told CNN on Friday.
Two new studies throw some doubt into the conventional wisdom of what the Earth was like when dinosaurs roamed it
The next report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change should deal with the "frightening" possibility that both Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets start melting at the same time, the chief U.N. climate scientist said Tuesday
Clashes between Japanese whalers and protesters could be deadly. Nine News Australia's Mark Burrows reports.
Survivors talk about their escape from the Explorer, which sank in waters off Antarctica. CNN's Emily Chang reports.
More than 150 passengers and crew aboard a sinking ship in the Antarctic, which is believed to have collided with an iceberg, have been rescued to safety, officials said.
More than 150 passengers were rescued from a sinking ship believed to have hit an iceberg. CNN's Alphonso Van Marsh reports.
You don't need a rocket to send scientific instruments into space. A really big balloon works just as well, according to an international research team that plans to take a closer-than-ever look at the sun.
As nations jockey for the North Pole, London starts a race for the South, just in case there are minerals to exploit
Iceberg Alley is an aptly named narrow channel on the western side of the Antarctic Peninsula.
Antarctica is the coldest, driest and windiest place in the world but during the high summer, it can feel decidedly mild.
"I never think of the future" Albert Einstein once said, "It comes soon enough". But at the beginning of the 21st Century even the great scientist might have been taken aback by the pace of scientific and engineering advances of recent times.
Its full name is the Digital Versatile Disc, and it certainly lives up to the billing.
They're cute, furry and flightless, but they've been accused of being behind "far left propaganda," and knocking the world's deadliest spy his box office perch. Here we explain the penguin phenomenon taking the world by storm.
About 100 icebergs from Antarctica are floating towards New Zealand. The naturally occurring -- but rare -- phenomena pose a major threat to international shipping.
Nothing says hot like an Arctic bidding war.
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An innovative Antarctic exploration vehicle has been unveiled by London's Royal College of Art and the British Antarctic Survey.
Leave it to four zoo animals to do justice to one of the most formulaic of movie genres, the fish-out-of-water story -- and do it with an energy that would make Warner Bros. animators like Tex Avery proud.
A new research station at the bottom of the world may give future Antarctica researchers some special treats like living above ground and looking out a window.
Lynne Cox, author of "Swimming to Antarctica," is an endurance and cold water swimmer. She has broken numerous records and was the first person to swim around the Cape of Good Hope, off the southern tip of Africa. Doctors have been studying Cox to determine how and why she's able to swim in frigid temperatures.
To the average person, swimming a mile in the frigid waters off Antarctica, diving more than 500 feet on a single breath, or climbing the world's highest mountains without the help of extra oxygen would be deadly.
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