Read more about the article Emperor Penguins Live Up To 373 Miles Further North Than Previously Believed Say Boffins
Image shows an emperor penguin colony near the Neumayer station of the Alfred Wegener Institute in an undated photo. A 2022 study showed that young emperor penguins swim far north beyond the 50th parallel south in their first year of life in Antarctica. (Alfred Wegener Institut, Aymeric Houstin/Newsflash)

Emperor Penguins Live Up To 373 Miles Further North Than Previously Believed Say Boffins

Tracking of young emperor penguins in Antarctica has shown that they live about 373 miles further north than previously believed and stay far outside of their protected areas. The Alfred…

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Read more about the article Scientists Say Tundra Could Be Lost In 30 Years As Trees Take Over
Aerial photo of open Northern forest on the Taymyr Peninsula, Siberia, (proximity of the river Chatanga), consisting of larches. In some parts of this area the trees are growing in dense formations, in others one can see just very few trees. (Stefan Kruse/Newsflash)

Scientists Say Tundra Could Be Lost In 30 Years As Trees Take Over

The unique vegetation of the tundra could disappear by the year 2050 if no substantial reduction of global warming is achieved, scientists have warned. Experts at the Alfred Wegener Institute‚Äôs…

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Read more about the article How Climate Change Could Release World-Ending Super Bacteria
Hyper-resistant bacteria discovered in Antarctica that could pose a risk to global health. (Universidad de Chile/Newsflash)

How Climate Change Could Release World-Ending Super Bacteria

Strains of "superpower" bacteria that could cause the world's next deadly pandemic has been discovered by scientists in Antarctica. Researchers found that the bacteria have a built-in resistance to antibiotics…

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Read more about the article Scientists Race to Find Cause of Alarming Polar Heatwave
View of the German-French research base AWIPEV in Ny-Alesund, Spitsbergen, observatory with the KARL lidar system, laser beam leaves the observatory through the lidar hatch. (Newsflash)

Scientists Race to Find Cause of Alarming Polar Heatwave

An international research campaign involving over 100 scientists from 12 countries has begun investigating the dramatic warming in the Arctic - estimated at two to three degrees Centigrade - over…

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