AFTER decades of bitterly opposed Antarctic "research whaling", Japan has suspended its hunt and is near to formally pulling out only halfway through the current season.
In the frozen landscape of the Antarctic, one of Australia's most accomplished scientists made his name, writes Peter FitzSimons.
AN ICEBERG the size of the ACT has broken off an Antarctic glacier. The 2545-square-kilometre iceberg broke from the Mertz Glacier tongue when a decade of slow splitting climaxed with another giant iceberg hitting the glacier this month.
AS THE global debate for action on climate change rages, strong evidence is emerging that governments around the world have probably dodged another environmental bullet.
STRONG evidence is emerging that, together, governments have probably dodged another environmental bullet at a time when global climate change agreement is under threat.