Mountaineer Reinhold Messner, and the art of not getting killed

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 - 08:21 GMT

Italian mountaineer Reinhold Messner is perhaps one of the world's last great adventurers: he has conquered the planet's highest peaks.

Thousands of penguin chicks starve in Antarctica

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 - 10:55 GMT

Mass starvation has wiped out thousands of penguin chicks in Antarctica, forcing their parents to forage further for food in a "catastrophic breeding failure".

Giant iceberg breaks off Antarctica

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 - 12:47 GMT

One of the biggest icebergs on record has broken away from Antarctica, scientists said on Wednesday.

Trillion-tonne iceberg breaks off Antarctica

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 - 12:50 GMT

A trillion-tonne iceberg, one of the largest ever recorded, has snapped off the West Antarctic ice shelf.