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Dec 15, 2014 01:00 PM ET // AFP
Denmark makes a claim to contested, energy-rich territory around the North Pole by submitting data to the UN which it says demonstrates the area is an extension of its continental shelf.
Oct 27, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Andrea Thompson, Climate Central
Arctic sea ice decline has doubled the chances of an extreme cold winter over Europe and Asia.
Oct 13, 2014 06:03 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
About 20,000 years ago, icebergs may have drifted as far south as Florida. Continue reading →
Oct 2, 2014 12:15 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The MV Nunavik, a cargo ship fortified against ice, completed a solo trip through the hazardous Northwest Passage.
Oct 1, 2014 01:23 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Rapid ice loss from West Antarctica's ice sheet caused a slight dip in the Earth's gravitational field over the region. Continue reading →
Sep 18, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Antarctica's sea ice is poised to smash a new winter record for 2014, while Arctic summer sea ice hit its sixth lowest minimum.
Sep 9, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Shrinking sea ice, which allows more energy to transfer from the ocean to the atmosphere, could cause more brutal winter weather events. Continue reading →
Aug 20, 2014 07:01 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A new study suggests that the 1912 Titanic disaster may have been caused by an increase in icebergs -- a condition that might threaten ships now. Continue reading →
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