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World's largest iceberg breaks off Antarctica: European Space Agency

The iceberg is around 170 kms long and 25 kms wide, with an area of 4,320 square kms, slightly larger than the Spanish island of Majorca

20 May 2021 2:33 PM

Jet set, no-go

When setting off on a 13-day return trip to Antarctica, these seven Hyderabadis didn’t imagine home could be so far

23 Apr 2020 10:20 AM

Chilean military plane, headed to Antarctica with 38 on board, goes missing

A state of alert was declared after communication with plane was lost, and a search and rescue team was activated.

10 Dec 2019 9:04 AM

Amid criticism, 80,000 tourists visit Antarctica to swim with penguins

The colony of 2,500 penguins has been gradually declining over the years. It is not known if it is the fault of humanity.

29 Nov 2019 1:07 PM

Glacier split in Antarctica not caused by climate change

Massive iceberg breaks off Antarctica- but it's normal.

02 Oct 2019 11:56 AM


Ice in Antarctic sea at record low

Antarctic sea ice in dizzying decline since 2014: study.

02 Jul 2019 11:08 AM

Antarctica’s ice is melting faster than ever before

With ice melting from Antarctica’s solid ice sheets, global sea levels are set to rise dangerously.

16 May 2019 4:40 PM

Glaciers shrinking at alarming rates due to global warming

The world’s glaciers are shrinking five times faster now than they were in the 1960s.

09 Apr 2019 10:47 AM

Antarctica is losing ice 6 times faster today than in 1980s

Antarctica is melting more than six times faster than it did in the 1980s, a new study shows

15 Jan 2019 1:02 PM

Scientists to explore underneath of Antarctica ice sheet

Scientist in search of microbes and living things under mercer subglacial lake.

05 Jan 2019 3:50 PM


UAE to tow icebergs from Antarctica to its coasts for drinking water

Company is developing technology to reduce project costs, ensure zero ice melting during transport, facilitate water-transfer processes.

02 Jul 2018 2:22 PM

World's largest iceberg set to disappear after 18-year-long journey to equator

The iceberg, which is larger than the island of Jamaica broke away from the main continent in March 2000.

09 Jun 2018 10:07 AM

Warming Antarctic risks diet of Emperor Penguins

The tallest and heaviest of all living penguin species, Emperor Penguin, have a varied menu that changes with the season.

03 May 2018 7:58 PM

New research reveals sea levels rising rapidly

Even small changes in sea levels can lead to flooding and erosion.

19 Apr 2018 5:00 PM

Sea level rise is accelerating: study

This acceleration has the potential to double the total sea level rise by 2100.

13 Feb 2018 9:02 AM


Ozone layer declining over populated zones: study

Two possible suspects for this worrying trend stand out, the study concluded.

07 Feb 2018 3:13 PM

An earnest globetrotter

With a burning love for exploration, Mohammed Rahim has already covered half the globe and isdetermined to travel until his last breath.

20 Jan 2018 12:05 AM

Mountaineer Reinhold Messner, and the art of not getting killed

After a lifetime of seeking out the next frontier, he believes filmmaking will be his final project.

15 Oct 2017 10:57 AM

Massive hole reopens in Antarctic sea ice

This opening is known as a polynya.

13 Oct 2017 3:04 PM

NASA unveils stunning images of massive Antarctic Iceberg

The satellite imagery is a composite of Landsat 8 as it passed on July 14 and July 21 and shows that the main berg, A-68.

31 Jul 2017 12:54 PM