the icebergs of antarctica [video]

The landscape of Antarctica is full of nature's floating art known as icebergs. An iceberg is ice that broke off from glaciers or shelf...

facebook heads to the arctic circle, and goes green

It was announced this week that Facebook will soon build its first server location outside of the United States – near the Arctic Circle....

polarsirkelen: a visit to the arctic circle in norway

By guest blogger Fabien Reynaud. Having traveled all the way from eastern France, my parents and I stopped at the Arctic Circle during a trip...

flying north in antarctica: the official trailer

I will be blogging from Antarctica in March. This is the official trailer. View on YouTube

the vernadsky antarctic research base [video]

During my travels along the Antarctic peninsula, I had the privilege to visit some of the few part-time inhabitants of Antarctica with a stop...

china eyes the arctic ocean

On the heels of Facebook’s move to the Arctic Circle, and even though all of the ice has yet to thaw, the resource race...

the sun cuts communications to canada’s arctic provinces. yes, you read it right

Flights have been cancelled, bank machines are inoperable, and mobile phones do not work – all due to the sun. Almost forty communities in...

the landscapes of antarctica [video]

Antarctica is Earth's southernmost continent, containing the geographic South Pole. It is situated in the Antarctic region of the Southern Hemisphere, almost entirely south...

the gentoo penguins of antarctica [video]

Everyone loves penguins! If you take a trip to Antarctica you will encounter hundreds of Gentoo penguins on the shores of the peninsula and...

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