Andrea Germanos, staff writer
View of China's military base in the King George island, in Antarctica, on March 13, 2014.
Treaty that "has been the cornerstone of governance" for most southerly continent could soon be torn up
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Thwaites Glacier
NASA scientist says that "after reaching the tipping point, Thwaites Glacier...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
"What we decide to do collectively as a species politically, globally, over the...


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.