Commercial fishing to be banned in almost 600,000 square miles of ocean after 24 countries reach landmark agreement
The 50-year-old is survived by his wife Fiona and two sons Martin and Calum
Changes could be weakening the ice shelf, scientists fear
However the current rate of sea level rise is expected to cause serious problems for major coastal cities over the next century – and Pacific islands are already disappearing beneath the waves
Large icebreaker was blown of course during 130km/h winds
Religious leader befriends the bird after it comes up to greet him on a beach
An iceberg the size of Rome has forced the penguins to trek 70 miles for food
The 55-year-old former Army officer died a mere 30 miles from completing Shackleton’s historic unfinished expedition
Totten Glacier has a 5km wide valley beneath its ice shelf that could enable warm water to reach its base
A new study predicts a doubling of ice flow melt by 2050 and possible ice shelf collapse by 2100.
'I've had icicles in places I didn't know existed'
Where to go and what to know
Current ice models are suggesting the glacier has become unstable, and this recession will continue
Much of the United States is currently in the grip of a polar vortex, a system of dense air producing plummeting temperatures and swathes of freezing weather, bringing some parts of the country to a halt and causing chaos in others.
Anti-whaling activists Sea Shepherd say they shot the footage showing dead whales in pools of blood
A former Welsh international rugby player has set the second fastest unsupported solo journey to the South Pole in history.