Snow algae is already a part of summer on the Antarctic Peninsula. A warming planet may mean a lot more of it.
Aerial views of Antarctica's Eagle Island show the dramatic melting that took place during a major February heatwave.
Cracks in the Pine Island Glacier have "grown rapidly" in just the last few days, reports the World Meteorological Organization.
Plastic trash is everywhere. And it's not going away.
It may be the only one of its kind on the planet.
The 33-year-old from Oregon is the first person to cross the continent unaided.
The U.S., EU, and 23 other countries will decide next month whether to protect the "heart of the world's ocean."
These curious birds were caught on camera in Antarctica.
Scientists learned of the "hotspot for avian abundance" thanks to the birds' prodigious droppings.