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Infected Antarctic cruise passengers return to Australia

More than 100 Australian and New Zealand cruise ship passengers, most of whom are infected with coronavirus, have landed in Melbourne after spending the...

Antarctica appears to have broken heat record

The temperature in northern Antarctica hit nearly 65 degrees (18.3 degrees Celsius), a likely heat record on the continent. The reading was taken on Thursday...

Record high temperature of more than 18C recorded for Antarctica

The continent of Antarctica has experienced its hottest temperature on record, with a research station provisionally recording 18.3C (64.94F) The reading beats the previous record...

Glaciers melting below water line ‘faster than feared’

Glaciers could be melting underwater at a faster rate than previously thought, new research suggests. Scientists have developed a method to directly measure the submarine...

Floating Antarctic ice goes from record high to record lows

The amount of ice circling Antarctica is suddenly plunging from a record high to record lows, baffling scientists. Floating ice off the southern continent steadily...

Ozone layer over Antartica on the mend, scientists say

The hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica appears to be healing, say scientists. Recovery of the hole has varied from year to year, partly...

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