The rapid melting of polar ice has sent activity in the inhospitable region into overdrive as nations eye newly viable gas, deposits and shipping routes.
Two Dutch explorers studying melting Arctic sea ice have apparently drowned after falling through thin ice.
A couple takes the trip of a lifetime, hiking across dangerous Alaskan glaciers in order to visit a captivating ice cave that no longer exists.
How cold is it? Lake Erie is a pretty much a continuous sheet of ice. Continue reading →
Despite tales of overcrowding, fighting and tragedy, hundreds of people continue to try to summit Everest every year. What's the appeal?
A complex international operation to free a Russian ship trapped in Antarctica ended Wednesday when the vessel cleared the ice field.
Nearly 70 people have died on Everest since 2000, but safety advances have improved climbers' odds.
As a tanker filled with fuel slices toward iced-in Nome, Alaska, we talk to a crewmember of a ship featured on Discovery Channel's show 'Bering Sea Gold' who lives there.