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2 August 2016
Australian researchers have found a potent mercury neurotoxin in Antarctic sea ice for the first time, highlighting the potential for this mercury to enter the food web.
26 July 2016
New research published today in the prestigious Nature Geoscience has revealed that the Earth’s land biosphere takes up less carbon during a warming climate.
25 July 2016
Are you curious about what it is like living on the highest, driest, windiest and coldest continent on earth?
12 July 2016
You wouldn’t expect to find a crocodile or rhino in Antarctica but thanks to their distinctive shape, both now have an official icy island namesake. ‘Crocodile Island’ and ‘Rhino Island’ are among 28 newly named places in the Australian Antarctic Territory, including 17 islands and 11 geographical features.
11 July 2016
While the sun has officially returned to the skies above Davis research station thick cloud has prevented the expeditioners from seeing it, with the forecast suggesting it will be a few more days before the team can enjoy its golden glow!
1 July 2016
Australia’s remotest and coldest voting will occur at Australian Antarctic stations this federal election.
14 January 2016
A statement from the Wood and Macdonald families.
12 January 2016
The helicopter pilot injured in an incident on a remote ice shelf near Australia’s Davis research station late yesterday has died.
22 October 2015
Adélie penguin populations in East Antarctica have almost doubled over the past 30 years, according to research published in PLOS ONE today.
28 November 2011
Chemical clues absorbed from the atmosphere by Antarctic mosses during nuclear tests in 1950s and 60s, have provided scientists with evidence of significant climate change in East Antarctica.
22 May 2011
Antarctica is the coldest, windiest, driest land mass on earth, so you may be surprised at the diversity of life to be found on the continent and in its surrounding waters.
4 March 2011
Antarctic scientists have made a startling new discovery: the Antarctic ice sheet grows from below.
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