Antarctica

People Living at the South Pole Have Gone Six Months Without Sunlight

Keith Vanderlinde | Posted 11.15.2014 | Canada
Keith Vanderlinde

It's a little over a week until this year's Autumnal Equinox, the day that marks the familiar transition from summer to fall. All the way south, a few dozen ragged souls are living at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, awaiting the return of light. They've been trapped there since February, keeping the place running through six-month night.

Dreading the End of Winter? Try a Trip to Antarctica!

Robert Waite | Posted 05.19.2014 | Canada Travel
Robert Waite

Do you view summer as a sweaty, boring waiting room on the long road to the next snowfall? Fear not. This fall head south -- way, way south! If you want to get an early start on winter, adding a month to your favorite season, head to Antarctica.

What the Past Can Teach Us About the Future of Climate Change

David Fogarty | Posted 03.01.2014 | Canada
David Fogarty

High on the icy, windswept plateau of East Antarctica an international team of scientists is about to assemble a time machine. First stop: back to the era when Christ was born. Most importantly, scientists hope that by revealing the past we will get a better grasp on how global warming will affect the climate of the future.

Recovery Efforts On Ice

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.29.2013 | Canada Alberta

Officials have called off efforts to recover the bodies of three Canadians after a plane crash in Antarctica, saying it would be unsafe to further dis...

Plane Carrying 3 Canadians Missing In Antarctica

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.25.2013 | Canada

A forecasted break in the weather could be the best opportunity for searchers to find a group of Canadians missing in Antarctica.Steve Rendle of New Z...

Does Having Kids Mean the Death of Travel?

Tanya Enberg | Posted 06.25.2012 | Canada Travel
Tanya Enberg

If you're someone who says yes to every adventurous opportunity possible (Want to jump out of a plane? Yes! Glacier hiking? Black water rafting? Mountain climbing? Ah, yes, yes and yes!), then parenthood is bound to come as a bit of a lifestyle shocker, right? But I have faith that a child needn't equate to the death of travel.