Exploring Antarctica’s ice

There’s more to Antarctica than the ice you see on the maps. Go on a tour of the frozen continent.

January 24, 2024

This visual unpeels the layers of Antarctica’s ice, explaining why it behaves so differently to the melting ice in the north.

As part of this package, we also produced a live sea ice tracker, showing the decline in the sea ice that makes up the Arctic and that encircles Antarctica: