Polar Exploration

Working Under the Antarctic Ice Is Actually Pretty Great

Working Under the Antarctic Ice Is Actually Pretty Great

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.

Obama Saved the Arctic—Just in Time

Obama Saved the Arctic—Just in Time

Pro adventurer Eric Larsen, who's spent the past 20 years exploring the Arctic, on why the President's move to protect the Arctic and Antarctic came just in the nick of time