British Antarctic Survey

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    Video caption: Sir David wishes Attenborough polar ship 'bon voyage'

    The naturalist and broadcaster visits the ship that bears his name ahead of its maiden ocean expedition.

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    Video caption: Fly alongside the Sir David Attenborough polar ship

    The UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, is ready for her first expedition.

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    Video caption: 1.5C target is both 'important and achievable'

    The UK's chief scientific adviser, Sir Patrick Vallance, says global warming can be brought under control.

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    Video caption: On board polar research ship Sir David Attenborough

    The BBC’s Rebecca Morelle takes a tour, as it prepares for its first mission to the Antarctic.

  5. Sir David Attenborough: Happy Midwinter 2021 to the British Antarctic Survey

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    Video caption: A greeting for the British Antarctic Survey team, isolated in the Antarctic midwinter

    A special greeting for the British Antarctic Survey team, isolated at research stations in the Antarctic midwinter, from Sir David Attenborough.

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    Video caption: Life discovered deep beneath an Antarctic ice sheet 'shouldn't be there'

    Researchers hoping to collect mud samples deep beneath an Antarctic ice sheet were amazed to discover small creatures living in the dark, freezing water.

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    Video caption: The Brunt crack that produced a new Antarctic iceberg

    A big iceberg breaks away from the Antarctic, close to Britain's Halley research station.