Where on this warming planet, you ask, is the southernmost tree? Look no further: National Geographic sent a team to hunt it down.
Adélie penguin populations could boom in coming years, according to research revealing the small birds find it easier to forage when sea ice is sparse around continental Antarctica.
Antarctica is the only continent not to have a single case of coronavirus. But it is vulnerable to the other great global crisis: the climate emergency.
We have certain expectations of snow. We generally think it will be white, but in parts of coastal Antarctica the snow takes on a bizarre shade of bright green. It's a color we may be seeing more of as a warming climate impacts the land of ice.
It is well-documented that climate change is rapidly melting ice sheets. But what is left in their place? New research using remote sensing shows that green snow algae is blooming on the surface of melting ice in parts of Antarctica.
Researchers map 'beginning of new ecosystem' as algae bloom across surface of melting snow.
A study by Bennington College released on Monday found unusually high amounts of potentially hazardous PFAS compounds in the soil and water downwind from the embattled Norlite aggregate and incineration plant.
Researchers at University of Tasmania find 14 different kinds of plastic smaller than 5mm in an ice core from 2009.
Four of the fellows who participated in the program this year will discuss their ongoing research, activism, and experiences with publishing their ideas in the public sphere.
With job loss and stifled development in the renewable energy sector, economists, politicians, and advocates say policy action is necessary to stay on track.