4 March 2015
A glass preserving jar containing an octopus with a clutch of eggs was a surprise catch for scientists sampling seafloor creatures from the deep Southern Ocean earlier this week.
25 February 2015
A Brazilian Environmental Analyst will use her experiences of Australia's Antarctic program to help remediate the site of the former Brazilian Antarctic station, which was destroyed by fire in 2012.
4 February 2015
The Australian Antarctic Data Centre has recently become a 'recommended repository' for the Nature journal Scientific Data.
5 June 2014
Antarctica and its wildlife are as vulnerable to climate change as the 'small islands' that are the focus of this year's World Environment Day.
3 June 2014
An online tool, capturing the intricate structures of hundreds of microscopic Antarctic marine plants and animals, is helping scientists identify these important organisms.
31 March 2014
The Australian Antarctic Science Program invites applications for research and monitoring projects, including for Australian Antarctic science grants commencing in 2014-15 and 2015-16.
11 December 2013
Antarctic scientists are learning more about the reproductive activities of the subantarctic deep sea ‘monster’, the Patagonian toothfish.
9 December 2013
Carbon dioxide concentrations predicted in seawater by the end of this century may dramatically change the composition of marine microbial communities, with consequences for iconic Antarctic wildlife and climate.
19 November 2013
View the first photographic record of the life stages of Antarctic krill, from newly fertilised egg to juvenile.
5 November 2013
Small changes in the timing of polar sea ice retreat that allow more sunlight to reach sea floor communities, could fundamentally change sea floor biodiversity and ecosystem function.