Antarctica

Antarctica

By The Numbers: Record Cold, Steaming Rice And More

The coldest recorded temperature, a long test for Fukushima rice and other ways to measure the news that ...

Antarctica

Penguins Beware: China's Super-Rich Flock To Antarctica

A chilly bit of "wealth flaunting" in time for the Chinese New Year.

Antarctica

The Antarctic, One Last Chance To "Do Right" By Mother Nature

The Antarctic, one of the last, unspoiled parts of the natural world, will, like the Amazon, face...

Antarctica

Are Penguins Super-Birds, Immune To Avian Flu?

ANTARCTICA — Researchers have detected a new kind of bird flu in Adelie penguins for the first time, yet the virus does not seem to make them ...

Antarctica

Antarctic Rescue, Cyclone Bejisa, Robber v. Broom

ANTARCTIC SHIP RESCUE An operation to rescue the passengers of the Russian ship Akademik Shokalsky was launched this morning, ...