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Mar 27, 2015 12:15 PM ET // Andrea Thompson, Climate Central
Antarctica's ice shelves are thinning, and at an increasing rate, which bodes ill for potential sea level rise.
Mar 19, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Two valleys underneath Totten Glacier in East Antarctica may be letting in warm ocean water that is melting the glacier's ice shelf.
Feb 15, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Discovery News
In this collection of our favorite recent shots of Earth: The Southwest heats up, Louisiana gains ground and we get a bird's eye view of the Sydney Opera house. Plus: A 44-square-mile chunk of ice makes a break for it off East Antarctica.
Feb 7, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Lake Vostok may be a treasure trove of extremophiles -- organisms which have evolved to live in the harshest, most inhospitable conditions. Continue reading →
Jan 27, 2015 10:25 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
A mysterious crater discovered in East Antarctica last month likely formed beneath a leaky meltwater lake.
Jan 12, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Researchers in remote East Antarctica think a massive area of fractured ice discovered last month could be a newfound meteorite impact crater.
Nov 24, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Not only is the amount of Antarctic sea ice increasing each year, but the ice is also much thicker than previously thought.
Nov 10, 2014 06:40 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Scientists suspect Antarctica's shrinking glaciers are melting from the bottom up, and a fleet of robot ocean gliders may help explain why.
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