Antarctica's sea ice is poised to smash a new winter record for 2014, while Arctic summer sea ice hit its sixth lowest minimum.
Shrinking sea ice, which allows more energy to transfer from the ocean to the atmosphere, could cause more brutal winter weather events. Continue reading →
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 →
Glaciers worldwide are melting due to human factors, such as greenhouse-gas emissions and aerosols, a new study suggests.
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 →
New images from NASA's Earth Observatory reveal the turquoise melt ponds in the Arctic that form every summer.
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 →
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