Antarctica http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19606/all/response.write%289543090%2A9831147%29 en Shackleton’s whisky deemed delicious http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/food-drink/110405/shackleton-whisky-arctic <p> Shackleton&#39;s whisky has &quot;whisper of marmalade, cinnamon and a tease of smoke, ginger and musovado sugar,&rdquo; according to Whyte &amp; Mackay Master Blender Richard Paterson.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/food-drink/110405/shackleton-whisky-arctic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Antarctica Food & Drink Global Economy Offbeat Tue, 05 Apr 2011 19:56:00 +0000 Emily Stone 5635592 at http://www.globalpost.com Fire destroys Brazil's Antarctic research station http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/brazil/120225/fire-destroys-brazils-antarctic-research-station A fire destroyed Brazil's Antarctic research station Saturday. Two soldiers are missing. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/brazil/120225/fire-destroys-brazils-antarctic-research-station" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Antarctica Americas Brazil Science Sat, 25 Feb 2012 22:28:00 +0000 Meena Thiruvengadam 5693474 at http://www.globalpost.com Penguins viewed from satellite show population spike http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/green/wildlife-news/120413/penguins-viewed-satellite-show-population-spike <p> Penguins may be more plentiful in Antarctica than thought previously according to a new study.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/green/wildlife-news/120413/penguins-viewed-satellite-show-population-spike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Antarctica Science Wildlife News Science Fri, 13 Apr 2012 20:50:00 +0000 Alexander Besant 5700367 at http://www.globalpost.com Google Street View comes to the remote Canadian Arctic http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/canada/120823/google-street-view-comes-the-remote-canadian-arctic Google Street View has a remarkably comprehensive handle on cities and towns worldwide. And now, the mapping service has moved to the remote Canadian Arctic. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/canada/120823/google-street-view-comes-the-remote-canadian-arctic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Antarctica Arctic Americas Canada Science Technology Fri, 24 Aug 2012 02:44:09 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5717020 at http://www.globalpost.com British scientists prepare to drill into ancient Antarctic lake http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/news/science/british-scientists-prepare-drill-ancient-antarctic-lake British scientists are preparing to drill into an ancient lake that's been trapped under Antarctic ice for thousands of years, according to a press release from the British Antarctic Survey. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/news/science/british-scientists-prepare-drill-ancient-antarctic-lake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Antarctica Green Science Fri, 07 Sep 2012 21:23:29 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5718557 at http://www.globalpost.com Antarctic plane crash leaves no survivors http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/canada/130126/antarctic-plane-crash-leaves-no-survivors Search helicopters found the wreckage, but crews were unable to land at the site and said nobody could have survived the crash.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/canada/130126/antarctic-plane-crash-leaves-no-survivors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Antarctica Want to Know Canada Sat, 26 Jan 2013 16:45:42 +0000 Jill Langlois 5739876 at http://www.globalpost.com Antarctic sea ice expanding http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/global-warming/130401/antarctic-sea-ice-expanding A Dutch study published online in the Nature Geoscience journal said that sea ice around Antarctica has expanded at an accelerated rate of 1.9 percent per decade since 1985, unlike that in the Arctic region.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/global-warming/130401/antarctic-sea-ice-expanding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Antarctica Global Warming Strange But True Mon, 01 Apr 2013 13:05:00 +0000 Jill Langlois 5798572 at http://www.globalpost.com Antarctic marine reserve talks fall apart http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/green/131101/antarctic-marine-reserve-talks-fall-apart Talks to create a massive international marine reserve in the Antarctic fell apart on Monday, after representatives from Russia, the Ukraine, and China voiced their concern with elements of the plan. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/green/131101/antarctic-marine-reserve-talks-fall-apart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Antarctica Need to Know Green Science Fri, 01 Nov 2013 21:49:25 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5977844 at http://www.globalpost.com Prince Harry to trek 200 miles across Antarctica to South Pole http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/131114/prince-harry-trek-200-miles-across-antarctica-south-pole The 29-year-old prince said the men and women making the journey with him "have achieved so much just to get here."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/131114/prince-harry-trek-200-miles-across-antarctica-south-pole" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Antarctica Want to Know Military United Kingdom Thu, 14 Nov 2013 23:14:00 +0000 Jill Langlois 5989749 at http://www.globalpost.com Volcanoes could be helping to melt Antarctica's ice http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/131117/volcanoes-could-be-helping-melt-antarcticas-ice Scientists have discovered active volcanoes under the eastern portion of Antarctica, according to new research released this week. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/131117/volcanoes-could-be-helping-melt-antarcticas-ice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Antarctica Global Warming Want to Know Science Mon, 18 Nov 2013 01:57:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5991867 at http://www.globalpost.com Prince Harry reaches South Pole (PHOTOS, VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/131213/prince-harry-and-team-wounded-veterans-reach-sout The Walking with the Wounded charity said the teams, which also included actors Dominic West and Alexander Skarsgard, arrived at their destination at 8:25 a.m. EST.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/131213/prince-harry-and-team-wounded-veterans-reach-sout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Antarctica Want to Know Military United Kingdom Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:12:00 +0000 Jill Langlois 6019550 at http://www.globalpost.com Research vessel trapped in Antarctica ice, rescue ship stalled http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/131226/research-vessel-trapped-ice-antarctica The Russian expedition ship MV Akademik Shokalskiy is trapped in the ice in Antarctica with 74 on board, and is awaiting rescue from three ice breakers that were in the region. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/131226/research-vessel-trapped-ice-antarctica" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Antarctica Need to Know Green Science Fri, 27 Dec 2013 03:04:00 +0000 News Desk 6029822 at http://www.globalpost.com