8 December 2017
Geoscience Australia is taking the history of Australia's Antarctic science online, with the digital publication of field notebooks documenting the work of our pioneering Antarctic geoscientists from as early as the 1960s.
13 June 2017
Competition for food in the sea ice zone in autumn drives large variations in the Antarctic krill population.
29 May 2017
Radioactive radon gas is helping scientists understand the mixing and movement of air in the earth’s atmosphere and the fate of airborne pollutants and greenhouse gases.
21 November 2016
Follow scientists working to understand what drives ice shelf thinning, in a new weekly blog from the field – the Sørsdal Glacier – starting today.
18 August 2016
Women in Antarctic research are being celebrated at this year’s meeting of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research through a ‘Wikibomb’ event.
8 June 2016
On this year’s World Oceans Day, people all over our blue planet are celebrating with the theme Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet.
5 June 2016
Today’s World Environment Day ‘Go wild for wildlife’ theme encourages us to celebrate plant and animal species under threat.
15 April 2016
Genetic analysis of Antarctic blue whales has identified three distinct populations of the critically endangered deep sea giants.
29 March 2016
An array of atmospheric instruments will be deployed on Macquarie Island in April to help scientists better understand Southern Ocean clouds and how they can be used to improve weather forecasting and climate models.
15 February 2016
Genetic technologies pioneered by the Human Genome Project are opening up new realms of discovery for scientists studying microscopic Antarctic marine plants and animals.