Why is it colder at the South Pole than the North Pole?
While 22 governments in the CCAMLR supported the plan for a new Antarctic Ocean sanctuary, Russia, China and Norway did not. Motives behind the stalled plan include overfishing, pollution and climate change.
Roughly 90 percent of king penguins on an island between South Africa and Antarctica are estimated to have died over the past few decades. That's nearly half a million. A penguin biologist explains why.
A team of researchers has found a massive supercolony of Adelie penguins on Antarctica's Danger Islands. The surprising discovery comes after warnings of an alarming population decline among penguins.
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