Articles about Antarctica

11 Nov 2022

Atlantic Ocean
A-76A, the world's largest iceberg, is drifting toward its grave

A-76A, which is the world's largest iceberg, has drifted away from its icy home in Antarctica.

18 Aug 2022

Travel And Tourism
5 picturesque accommodations in Antarctica that you should check out

Antarctica, the southernmost continent of Earth, spells adventure for tourists despite being the world's most isolated region.

12 Aug 2022

Global Warming
Antarctic glaciers are shedding ice alarmingly faster than previous estimates

We know that Antarctica has been changing in an unprecedented way, losing more ice than ever. However, a NASA-led study based on satellite imagery has found that the ice continent has lost more ice than previous estimates.

10 May 2022

Global Warming
Global temperature may rise 1.5 °C in 5 years: WMO

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has issued a strong warning over the rising global temperature amid unprecedented heatwave conditions in India.

22 Dec 2021

Royal Enfield
How Royal Enfield Himalayan reached the South Pole

Chennai-based Royal Enfield is celebrating its 120th anniversary in style.

04 Dec 2021

India
Solar eclipse 2021: NASA scientists explain 8 myths and facts

Several parts of the world will witness a solar eclipse Saturday as the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, casting a shadow on some areas of our planet, blocking the Sun's light.

World's largest iceberg breaks off from the Antarctica

An enormous slab of ice, almost four times the size of New York City, has broken off the coast of Antarctica, becoming the largest iceberg currently afloat in the world.

COVID-19 has reached Antarctica, the last untouched continent

The coronavirus pandemic has reached Antarctica, which had thus far been free of the deadly virus.

01 Sep 2020

Instagram
Ed Sheeran, Cherry Seaborn welcome their first child

Ed Sheeran is now a dad! He has shared this happy news on his Instagram handle today.

15 Jun 2020

Twitter
SSR leaves behind an incomplete bucket list of 50 dreams

A talented actor with a charming personality and an infectious smile, Sushant Singh Rajput bid an early adieu as he passed away on Sunday at age 34.

07 Jun 2020

Tasmania
This place has the cleanest air on Earth

In urban regions, human activities have dealt a serious blow to the environment.

16 Dec 2019

South Africa
Cool facts about penguins you should know

Penguins are birds. But they can't fly.

14 Dec 2019

South Africa
Five cool facts about penguins you should know

Penguins are birds. But they can't fly.

13 Dec 2019

BBC
Earth's deepest point on land found hidden under Antarctica's ice-sheet

For decades, scientists have wondered what lies beneath the ice sheets of Antarctica. Well, as per new findings, the White continent has been hiding a whole lot from us.

20 Jan 2019

Uttar Pradesh
Meet Aparna Kumar, first female IPS-officer to reach South Pole

They say impossible actually means "I am possible" and Aparna Kumar has proved it. Last Sunday, Kumar became the first female IPS officer to conquer the South Pole.

03 Jul 2018

Abu Dhabi
To meet water-demands, UAE eyeing to tow icebergs from Antarctica

The threat posed by depletion of water resources is real. While conserving water and harvesting rain-water are suggested to evade a crisis, a firm in UAE has set on an astounding path.

02 Apr 2018

BBC
Her family wanted her married. She went to Antarctic instead

Meena Rajput, a 37-year-old British-Indian woman, is on her way back from a three-month expedition in the Antarctic, documenting its unique wildlife to create earth's largest protected area, an ocean sanctuary.

56-year-old scientist ISRO's first woman to spend a-year in Antarctica

Fifty-six-year-old ISRO scientist Mangala Mani had never visited a place with snow. And temperatures in Antarctica can fall to a chilling -90 degrees Celsius.

03 Nov 2017

India
First Indian "under-ice mooring" in Antarctica to be launched soon

A 43-scientist team from Goa-based National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR) is reportedly undertaking the first Indian "under-ice mooring" expedition to the Southern Ocean in December.

12 Aug 2017

Food
106-year-old cake still edible, but would you eat it?

Conservators from the Antarctic Heritage Trust have uncovered a British fruitcake that is 106 years old from Antarctica.

12 Jul 2017

World
1 trillion ton iceberg breaks off from Antarctica

One of the ten biggest icebergs ever recorded by scientists has split off from Antarctica's Larsen C section of the Larsen ice shelf.

26 Jun 2017

India
India is creating its own 'Antarctica Law'

Antarctica might be an almost uninhabitable, ice-covered landmass now but with the rise in world's population, soon there will come a day when it'll see more human presence, over-exploitation of fisheries and perhaps criminal activities.

20 May 2017

Climate Change
"Antarcticans" gather at the National Polar Science Seminar

At a conference in Sada, nestled in the quiet town of Vasco in Goa, gathered a congregation of "Antarcticans", a term used for people who have explored the desolate continent.

14 Dec 2016

World
Remembering the first expedition to the South Pole

14 December, 1911 was the first time an expedition successfully reached the South Pole.

29 Oct 2016

Vladimir Putin
World's largest marine protected area declared in Antarctic Ocean

Delegates from the European-Union and 24 nations have agreed to create the world's largest marine protected area in Antarctica's Ross Sea.