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Antarctica’s land of fire and ice

In one of the coldest places on Earth, the still-active volcano of Deception Island has a dangerous whaling past.
19 August 2013


Antarctica’s volcanic ice caves

Located in one of Earth’s coldest spots, Mount Erebus is the southernmost active volcano on the planet. Its caves are home to mysterious microbes that thrive in the blistering heat.
15 February 2013


The world’s last great wilderness

Antarctica is the coldest, highest, loneliest place on Earth, and for many it is the trip of a lifetime.
21 December 2012


Beyond the Headlines

How Antarctica works

The frozen continent has enticed thousands of adventurers to explore its inhospitable geography, who visit in an effort to understand how this strange, harsh place can sustain life.
Read more… 30 August 2012


Polar express

In December, a British team completed the first-ever, round-trip vehicular Antarctic crossing. Their secret weapon: a biofuel, propellor-driven ice buggy.
Read more… 22 August 2011


Experiences that make time stand still

The world will seem to stop spinning as you sail slowly down the Amazon, see the Serengeti National Park by balloon or crouch within a whisper of mountain gorillas in Rwanda.
Read more… 06 July 2011


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