Humpbacks, minkes, and orcas are often sighted in the nutrient-rich Antarctic waters.
Living along the continental coastline of Antarctica are the emperors and the Ad�lies.
Four times over 100-plus years, major initiatives have brought together scientists from around the globe to collaboratively study the poles.
The nearly ice-free Dry Valleys are an Antarctic anomaly, and Earth's closest equivalent to Mars.
Exploring the diversity, distribution, and abundance of life in the oceans
Heat-trapping gases play a major role in polar climate change.
What makes Antarctica inhospitable to life also makes it ideal for astronomy.
Listen to the sound of a rainstorm – anytime, anywhere.
Will the "real" South Pole please stand up?
Remote sensing allows geologists to peek under the ice – and find a big surprise.
If you want to dig a ditch in the Arctic, you'd better bring more than a shovel.
The majority of Barrow residents are indigenous people who live both traditional and modern lives
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