The snow, ice and blizzards make Antarctica a lethal place for people who do not have the proper clothing, shelter and survival equipment. Despite these weather conditions, Antarctica has a thriving wildlife population visiting and living on its continental edges. Find out about the wild animals and the landscapes of this frozen continent, and why some people actually want to live in such a remote place.
What is a continent, and are there seven or five? Some continents are surrounded by water, but others have borders with each other that are often difficult to define. Did you know that the continents can move? How does this happen and what does it mean for the future of the continent you live on? Find out all about Earth’s continents, how they are similar and how they differ, as well as the effect people have had on the landscapes where they live.