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Chinstrap penguins swim in Antarctica. The  penguin colonies, which are dependent on sea ice, have declined by more than 50 per cent. Photograph: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters

The Antarctic has registered a temperature of more than 20 degrees Celsius for the first time in history, prompting fears of climate instability in th(...)

The Russian Bellingshausen station in Antarctica, the site of the alleged stabbing. Photograph: Vanderlei Almeida/AFP/Getty Images

A researcher at Russia’s Antarctic station stabbed a kitchen knife into his colleague because he was “fed up with the man telling him the endings of b(...)