Today’s Solutions: May 27, 2024

Landscape with glacier in Svalbard at summer time. Sunny weather.

Scientists discover surprising creatures 1,600 feet beneath Antarctica

Scientists seeking to study how the river in the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica has been impacted by climate change were surprised to find a lot more than they bargained for. While on the mission, the team (made out of professors and experts from a range of universities and organizations) found Read More...

Preeti Chandi

Preeti Chandi becomes the first woman of color to trek across Antarctica

Preeti Chandi, a 32-year-old army officer and physiotherapist hailing from Derby in the UK, has become the first woman of color to successfully complete a solo expedition across Antarctica. Chandi admits that she was not always encouraged to take on the 700-mile trek on her own. She says that Read More...

Former Navy man reunited with

Former Navy man reunited with the wallet he lost in Antarctica in 1967

This isn’t necessarily a solutions-oriented story, but it will surely put a smile on your face. 53 years ago, Navy meteorologist Paul Grisham was shipped out to Antarctica to work as a weather forecaster for a science station and airport on Ross Island. He worked there for 13 months before Read More...

There are more Emperor penguin

There are more Emperor penguins than we previously thought

For all you penguin lovers, we have good news: recent satellite images have identified a raft of new Emperor penguin breeding sites. The discovery lifts the estimated global Emperor population by 5-10 percent, to perhaps as many as 278,500 breeding pairs. It's a welcome development given that Read More...

Here’s the best place on

Here's the best place on earth for a telescope, according to astronomers

Summer is the season for stargazing. Whether you’re just laying out on a picnic blanket in your backyard or have invested in a high-tech telescope, the twinkling vastness of space above can captivate our attention for hours. Now, astronomers have identified the most ideal place on earth for a Read More...