In the pristine waters of Antarctica, polar photographer Piet van den Bemd captured an awe-inspiring moment through his lens—a mesmerizing display of intelligence and coordination as two humpback whales engaged in bubble-net feeding, forming a perfect Fibonacci spiral. The extraordinary drone footage showcases not only the whales’ sophisticated feeding technique but also the … [Read more...] about Incredible Drone Footage Reveals Humpback Whales Creating A Fibonacci Spiral
Few people realize that beneath the cold wastelands of Antarctica, there are over 138 volcanoes. Is it possible that volcanoes are contributing to the tremendous loss of polar ice? Antarctica is the world’s southernmost continent and its fifth biggest. It is encircled by the Southern Ocean and covers the geographic South Pole. This arctic desert is the coldest, windiest, … [Read more...] about Hundreds Of Volcanoes Lurk Beneath Antarctica’s Ice Sheet: Are They Melting The Polar Ice From Beneath?
A trip to Mount Erebus yields a rare, close-up look at one of the world’s weirdest geological marvels George Steinmetz was drawn to Mount Erebus, in Antarctica, by the ice. The volcano constantly sputters hot gas and lava, sculpting surreal caves and towers that the photographer had read about and was eager to see. And though he'd heard that reaching the 12,500-foot summit … [Read more...] about Unveiling Earth’s Enigma: A Remarkable Journey to Mount Erebus’ Bizarre Geology
The Western Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) is the segment of the continental ice sheet that covers West Antarctica, the portion of Antarctica on the side of the Transantarctic Mountains that lies in the Western Hemisphere. The WAIS is classified as a marine-based ice sheet, meaning that its bed lies well below sea level and its edges flow into floating ice shelves. The WAIS is … [Read more...] about West Antarctic Ice Sheet
Sometimes you see an image that’s pretty hard to believe it is not a poor attempt at Photoshop. This is one of those images. On Twitter, NASA’s ICE team responsible for polar research posted a bizarre picture showing an iceberg that was almost a perfect rectangle. The image was taken by NASA’s Operation IceBridge, a fleet of research aircraft that image Earth’s polar … [Read more...] about NASA Finds Perfectly Rectangular Iceberg In Antarctica As If It Was Deliberately Cut