Scientists fear that the iceberg, in hitting the island, could crush marine life on the sea floor, including coral, sponges and plankton.
Scientists say Earth is probably the hottest it has been during the Holocene — the past 11,500 years or so — making it the warmest period since the dawn of civilisation.
A team of Turkish researchers established the observation station in Antarctica, which will provide meteorological data such as wind speed, pressure and global solar radiation for two years.
Turkey's expedition to the Antarctic has just returned from the White Continent, and aims to track the impact of global warming on the area.
The voyage is near to its completion with Turkish scientists preparing to carry out the last set of scientific studies at Deception Island.
Scientists at Turkish Antarctic expedition take out their tools to investigate the elements of the icy continent. Here's an update.
Prior to heading toward Antarctic Peninsula TRT World journalists managed to go live on TV from King George Islands, where they were mesmerised to see penguins leaping ashore. Here's an update on Turkish Antarctic expedition.
Seasoned explorer Robert Swan and his 23-year-old son Barney aim to show renewable energy can work in extreme conditions and prove a viable alternative to fossil fuels.
The UN warns that the concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere has hit a new high, stressing over need to take drastic action to achieve targets set by the Paris climate agreement.
The 5,000-square-kilometre chunk of ice has nearly completely broken off the Larsen C ice shelf, the fourth largest in Antarctica. When it does, it will shrink Larsen C by about 10 percent and leave it with the smallest area ever recorded.
The Ross Sea, which is considered to be one of the world's most ecologically important oceans, will host the marine park. It will cover a massive 1.55 million square km of ocean and be protected from commercial fishing.
Earth's average land and ocean surface temperatures warmed to record levels in 2015
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