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Jun 16, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
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 →
Jun 11, 2014 04:22 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
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 →
Jun 9, 2014 04:40 PM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Volcanoes under the ice in Antarctica appear to contribute to the melting glaciers above.
May 28, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Natural climate warming caused huge ice sheet collapses in Antarctica eight times in the past 20,000 years.
May 21, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
The Antarctic ice sheet is losing 159 billion tons a year, twice as much as the last measurements recorded.
May 8, 2014 11:50 PM ET // AFP
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.
May 5, 2014 04:48 PM ET // Tim Wall
Three satellites -- dubbed the Swarm -- are mapping the Earth's magnetic field in record time. Continue reading →
Apr 24, 2014 11:37 AM ET // Tim Wall
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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