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In Photos: Vanishing Antarctic
Vanishing Antarctic in Photos

Polar pictures from the programme Vanishing Antarctic.

Arctic Expeditions
Arctic Expeditions

Read about the Arctic explorers who risked everything to reach the top of the world.

The Future of the North and South Poles
The Future of the North and South Poles

What impact will global warming, holes in the ozone and atmospheric haze have?

Polar Region Facts
Polar Region Facts

Find out more about the most inhospitable places on the planet; the Arctic and Antarctic.

Meet the Penguins in Antarctica
See Penguins in Antarctica

Follow top travel writer Tom Hall's advice on how to get to the Antarctic.