Rapid ice loss from West Antarctica's ice sheet caused a slight dip in the Earth's gravitational field over the region. Continue reading →
Antarctica's sea ice is poised to smash a new winter record for 2014, while Arctic summer sea ice hit its sixth lowest minimum.
A massive 8.8 earthquake off the coast of Chile in 2010 also caused the ice sheets in Antarctica to vibrate, nearly 3,000 miles away. Continue reading →
Runaway icebergs are bashing into Antarctica's shores, leading to dramatic population losses of the tough species trying to exist in the region. Continue reading →
Volcanoes under the ice in Antarctica appear to contribute to the melting glaciers above.
Natural climate warming caused huge ice sheet collapses in Antarctica eight times in the past 20,000 years.
The Antarctic ice sheet is losing 159 billion tons a year, twice as much as the last measurements recorded.
Melting glaciers in Antarctica could increase volcanic activity and sea-level rise, reports a new study.
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