83 days ago
Veteran British explorer Ranulph Fiennes was being evacuated from Antarctica on Wednesday, days after he reluctantly pulled out of a polar expedition team because of severe frostbite.
122 days ago
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key personally returned the Scotch to Antarctic Heritage Trust officials at a ceremony at New Zealand's Antarctic base on Ross Island.
125 days ago
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera is in Antarctica, where he planted his country's flag and unveiled a plaque at the site of another research station.
134 days ago
British explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes has embarked on an expedition that he describes as one of the last remaining polar challenges: crossing Antarctica during the region's winter.
154 days ago
kilometer) section of the British Antarctic Territory has been renamed Queen Elizabeth Land to mark the queen's 60 years on the throne.