Greenland didn't always have glaciers, reports a new study that pins the region's ice-cold features on plate tectonics and a shift in the Earth's tilt.
Seasonal snowfall explains how some Asian glaciers are expanding even in a warming world.
Glaciers retreat in Alaska, two tropical storms harass Hawaii and dust covers the Red Sea.
Scientists discovered dozens of well-preserved ichthyosaur skeletons in the vicinity of the Tyndall Glacier in the Torres del Paine National Park in southern Chile.
NASA is monitoring a chunk of sea ice 10 times the size of Manhattan, which broke off from Antarctica. Continue reading →
Plenty of studies have shown that the Arctic is warming and that the ice caps are melting, but how does it compare to the past, and how serious is it?
Measuring how fast the Greenland ice sheet is losing mass is logistically and financially challenging.
Greenland glaciers aren't just melting; they are falling apart, driven by warming ocean currents as well as warming air.
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