As the alleged wrongdoing at Bishops Diocesan College shows, equating wealth with virtue is a bad idea, writes Helena Wasserman.
High level clouds. Mild.
South African National Space Agency (Sansa) wants three volunteers with some science or engineering experience – and physical and mental strength – to go to Antarctica.
Scientists have underestimated how much sea levels will rise by 2100. A new study shows that oceans could rise by almost 2 metres, swamping coastal cities.
Temperatures as of minus 34 degrees Celsius were recorded in Wisconsin in the US on Wednesday. Only one weather station in Antarctica got lower.
No one has crossed the South Pole alone (unaided) and survived. Colin O'Brady wants to be the first — here's his plan.
Paul Nicklen has also documented the changes these environments are undergoing as a result of climate change.
They will be looking for suitable icebergs in the Antarctic.
Global warming will cut Antarctica's 600,000-strong emperor penguin population by at least a fifth by 2100.
A Japanese whaling ship and an anti-whaling protest boat collided in the remote, icy seas off Antarctica, with both sides blaming each other for the crash.
Two glaciers in western Antarctica are on the verge of collapse. Scientists say dumping trillions of tons of artificial snow could stop the melt.
A group of NASA scientists is sweating.
British explorer Louis Rudd has become the second person in history to cross Antarctica alone and unaided, two days after an American did the same.
The melting rate of Antarctic ice has tripled in recent years. If the acceleration of ice melt were to continue, it could potentially cascade, leading to runaway ice melt and rapid sea level rise.
The Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration belonged to the men – Scott, Amundsen, Shackleton – but in the modern age, South Africa’s female geomorphologists are setting the trends.
Antarctic scientists warned that a surge in tourists visiting the frozen continent was threatening its fragile environment and called for better protection.
A Chinese factory fishing ship that burned last week off Antarctica has sunk without anyone on board.
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