Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Two Antarctic weather stations recorded unprecedentedly high temperatures in March—offering grim evidence of accelerating climate change. A potential Antarctica record high of 63.5 degrees Fahrenheit was recorded on March 24 at the Esperanza Base, just south of the southern tip of Argentina—a temperature exceeding any figure yet observed on the...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Rapid melting of Antarctic ice could push sea levels up 10 feet worldwide...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The rate of melting ice in Antarctica's vulnerable Amundsen Sea region has...


Though he gets the appeal of free snow cones and penguins, John Oliver is more worried about the environmental impact of an estimated 40,000 eager tourists a year traipsing to and inevitably trashing Antarctica. His solution: A hilarious anti-tourism PSA.

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