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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 →
Aug 14, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Glaciers worldwide are melting due to human factors, such as greenhouse-gas emissions and aerosols, a new study suggests.
Aug 12, 2014 03:08 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
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 →
Aug 4, 2014 06:30 PM ET // Kelly Dickerson, LiveScience
New images from NASA's Earth Observatory reveal the turquoise melt ponds in the Arctic that form every summer.
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.
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