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 →
Greenland's fast-moving Jakobshavn Isbrae glacier is 'calving' a huge piece of ice, somewhere between 3.1 and 6.2 square miles in size. 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.
Polar scientists said Thursday they had successfully drilled a 2,000-year-old ice core in the heart of Antarctica in a bid to retrieve a frozen record of how the plane's climate has evolved.
Three satellites -- dubbed the Swarm -- are mapping the Earth's magnetic field in record time. Continue reading →
Antarctica enjoyed California-like temperatures 50 to 40 million years ago. This temperate climate shows us how the greenhouse effect can alter the Earth. Continue reading →
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