'I've had icicles in places I didn't know existed'
Where to go and what to know
One researcher was found brewing beer in a laboratory
New studies show what experts say is the direct consequence of global warming on Magellanic penguins in South America
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.
Rise is twice that considered dangerous by climate scientists
Passengers on a climate change research ship stranded in Antarctica are likely to ring in the New Year on the ice-trapped vessel – as a rescue helicopter on a nearby Chinese ship waits for the weather to clear.
'After two months in Antarctica, a hairdryer felt like a luxury'
A Russian ship that has been trapped in thick Antarctic ice since Christmas Eve is on the verge of being rescued as a Chinese icebreaker named the Snow Dragon draws near.
35-year-old completed challenge today after gruelling 500-mile ride in 'vicious' conditions
Race has echoes of Captain Scott’s famous battle with Roald Amundsen to reach the bottom of the world
309 offences to be repealed and removed from the statue book this year
Newly analysed data showed the temperature plunged to -93.2C (-135.8F) in August 2010
Scientists claim to have recorded a new lowest ever temperature on earth, but where is it and just where are the coldest places on the planet?
From Brian May on Buckingham Palace's roof to Lady Gaga's plans to play in space