Latest Rothera Research Station Stories
Researchers have found evidence to suggest that many creatures common to Antarctica may be threatened by even the slightest temperature increase.
On Antarctic research bases, chefs rely on imported and often frozen food in order to feed crewmembers.
President Barack Obama's inauguration on Tuesday was a major cause for celebration by US geologists working in Antarctica, who praise the Obama administrationâ€™s stronger focus on science.
Warm, snow-free airstrips in Antarctica have attracted some unwelcome visitors, a group of birds that are now a dangerous threat to planes.
Harsh weather, remoteness and even elephant seals in Antarctica can become an obstacle for people living on the continent.
Scientists say the Antarctic Peninsulaâ€™s most fearsome land predator is a reddish bug called the Rhagidia mite.
- The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
- A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.