Arctic&Antarctic

Unique coral found in deep Arctic Ocean is "almost certainly a new species"

Unique coral found in deep Arctic Ocean is "almost certainly...

In the bitterly cold waters of the Arctic Ocean, scientists have discovered a strange...

Giant rogue waves: Southern Ocean expedition reveals wind as key cause

Giant rogue waves: Southern Ocean expedition reveals wind...

A rogue wave is a single swell that is much higher than nearby waves, which can...

Ocean currents threaten to collapse Antarctic ice shelves, study finds

Ocean currents threaten to collapse Antarctic ice shelves,...

The Pine Island and Thwaites ice shelves are among the fastest-changing in Antarctica...

Bureau Veritas and Ponant advance polar safety research

Bureau Veritas and Ponant advance polar safety research

The SAREX took place in September 2023 near Hershel Island, off the coast of Yukon,...

Australian scientists to investigate climate change impact on Antarctic current

Australian scientists to investigate climate change impact...

Scientists voyage to the Southern Ocean to investigate how climate change impacts...

Underwater robot finds new circulation pattern in Antarctic ice shelf

Underwater robot finds new circulation pattern in Antarctic...

Equipped with thrusters, cameras, sonar and sensors for measuring water temperature,...

British scientists tracking two enormous icebergs larger than London

British scientists tracking two enormous icebergs larger...

A81 broke off Antarctica's Brunt Ice Shelf in February after being weakly tethered...

RRS Sir David Attenborough begins polar science trials

RRS Sir David Attenborough begins polar science trials

The UK’s new polar ship RRS Sir David Attenborough begins its polar science trials...

Six-week science voyage deep into the waters of Antarctica

Six-week science voyage deep into the waters of Antarctica

Multi-disciplinary research team will sail more than 3500km south aboard NIWA’s...

Antarctic tourism: Should we worry about damage to the ice and ecosystems?

Antarctic tourism: Should we worry about damage to the...

During the COVID summer of 2020-21, just 15 tourists on two yachts visited Antarctica....

New aquarium under development for Antarctic krill research

New aquarium under development for Antarctic krill research

A new world-leading Antarctic krill aquarium and research facility in Tasmania has...

Canadian Coast Guard completes 2022 Arctic operational season

Canadian Coast Guard completes 2022 Arctic operational...

The Canadian Coast Guard’s Arctic operations will resume in May 2023, however, it...

A warmer Arctic Ocean leads to more snowfall further south, according to new model

A warmer Arctic Ocean leads to more snowfall further south,...

With the Arctic Ocean being twice as sensitive to rapid warming than the global...

Arctic carbon conveyor belt discovered

Arctic carbon conveyor belt discovered

Understanding transport and transformation processes within the carbon cycle is...

Canadian Coast Guard Ship Terry Fox vessel life extension contract awarded

Canadian Coast Guard Ship Terry Fox vessel life extension...

Although the vessel is primarily used for icebreaking, it also performs search and...

Scientists find link between fast-melting Arctic ice and ocean acidification

Scientists find link between fast-melting Arctic ice and...

An international team of researchers have sounded new alarm bells about the changing...

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