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Jun 24, 2014 04:30 PM ET // Kelly Dickerson, LiveScience
When faced with rising temperatures and receding ice sheets, a new study using these satellite images suggests that penguins are capable of adapting and foregoing their philopatric nature.
Jun 18, 2014 09:30 AM ET // AFP
Hunt is the first since the U.N.'s top court ordered Tokyo to stop killing the animals in the Antarctic.
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 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 20, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Melting glaciers in Antarctica could increase volcanic activity and sea-level rise, reports a new study.
May 20, 2014 12:55 PM ET
The Antarctic ice sheet is melting, and some of the damage is irreversible. Over the next 200 years, the ocean is expected to rise 10 feet, putting many major cities worldwide underwater. Assuming we don't want to live in Waterworld, can we stop it?
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