Earthrise

Antarctic sanctuary: The Weddell Sea quest

We join Greenpeace on their Antarctica expedition as they fight for the creation of the world's largest protected area.

Environment

Antarctica - the world's last great wilderness

A warming climate and an ever-expanding commercial fishing industry are threatening Antarctica and its iconic creatures.

Antarctica - the world's last great wilderness

Antarctica

Antarctic underwater glaciers melting at 'extreme' rate

According to the study, 1,463sq km of ice melted between 2010 and 2016, an area slightly smaller than that of London.

Antarctic underwater glaciers melting at an 'extreme' rate

Environment

Conservationists: Krill fishing threatens Antarctic ecosystem

In the final part of Al Jazeera's series from Antarctica, Nick Clark takes a look at the impact of krill fishing.

Reporter's Notebook

Measuring human impact in the Antarctic

Scientists exploring one of the last remaining pristine areas of Antarctica to bolster case for creating sanctuary area.

Environment

Scientists investigate unexplored Antarctic sea floor

A group of scientists on board a Greenpeace expedition ship are trying to discover whether plastic pollution has reached the remote waters of the Antarctic.

Reporter's Notebook

Weddell Sea proposal to create largest ocean sanctuary

The Weddell Sea in Antarctica is the coldest sea on the planet yet is home to an extraordinary ecosystem.

Reporter's Notebook

Antarctica tourism on the rise, posing potential threat

Tourism numbers in Antarctica have grown from 4,000 to more than 30,000 a year in less than two decades, Greenpeace says.

Reporter's Notebook

A frigid journey into Antarctica

The Weddell Sea in Antarctica is the coldest sea on the planet yet is home to an extraordinary ecosystem.

Antarctica

Trillion-tonne iceberg breaks off Antarctica

One of the biggest icebergs in history snaps off West Antarctic ice shelf after developing a crack over past few years.

Earthrise

Antarctica on the edge

earthrise sets off on a month-long journey around Antarctica to study the effects of climate change on the continent.

Opinion

Is there really a race for the Arctic?

Despite all the noise about a race for the Arctic, there is actually a coordinated effort to govern the region.

Erica Dingman

by Erica Dingman

Erica Dingman