Millions of children around the world have grown up memorizing basic facts about geography: there are seven continents and four oceans.
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For decades, historians and scientists believed Antarctica was first discovered by Europeans and Americans. But according to a new study, it may have been New Zealand's indigenous Maori people who first laid eyes on the icy landscape.
The world's largest iceberg has calved from Antarctica over the past few days, a giant floating piece of ice close to 80 times the size of Manhattan.
Just under 3% of the world's land remains ecologically intact, with undisturbed habitat and minimal loss of its original animal species, a new study suggests.
If you're planning to travel to Antarctica, here's what you'll need to know and expect if you want to visit during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Antarctica has recorded its first COVID-19 case after 36 people tested positive on a research base, according to a statement released by the Chilean Army.
Going to Antarctica is a bucket list goal for many, but for Cory Lee, it was that and much more.
The size of Canada's last fully intact ice shelf was reduced by 43% over July 30 and 31 when the Milne Ice Shelf on Ellesmere Island in the northern territory of Nunavut collapsed into the ocean.
In the last 22 years, one giant glacier in Antarctica has retreated almost three miles. If it fully thaws, sea levels would rise almost 5 feet.
A nine-day heat wave scorched Antarctica's northern tip earlier this month. New NASA images reveal that nearly a quarter of an Antarctic island's snow cover melted in that time -- an increasingly common symptom of the climate crisis.