A new study has reignited the contentious debate about what led to the explorer's demise in 1912
Students in the Extreme Polar Training course, a two-week freeze-fest held near the Arctic Circle on Canada's Baffin Island, learn how to live in Earth's coldest conditions. Still, nothing really prepares you for 72 hours of a sled-pulling, pathfinding ordeal on a skinny pair of skis.
The true story of one Antarctica-bound boat and several unexpected crew members
Fear not winter’s harshest bite with these foul-weather friends
We caught up with the British explorer ahead of his attempt to cross a 1,000-mile swath of Antarctica hauling 300 pounds of gear—completely unassisted
Photographer and Filmmaker Abraham Joffe has always been drawn to places that see very few visitors and the polar region fits that criteria like nowhere else.
As a polar explorer, I've spent more than a year of my life living on the ice in one of the harshest environments on the planet. And I love it.
Since 2006, Art Woods, a marine biologist at the University of Montana, has made annual two-month trips to Antarctica to dive under the ice and study curiously large sea spiders. We asked him what it's like to do science when the ocean is freezing, the dives are deep, and there's only one hole to come up for air.
Cold-water swimmer Lewis Pugh has stroked across a glacial lake and around icebergs in the Antarctic. What’s his secret?
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