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Mar 27, 2015 12:15 PM ET // Andrea Thompson, Climate Central
Antarctica's ice shelves are thinning, and at an increasing rate, which bodes ill for potential sea level rise.
Mar 19, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Two valleys underneath Totten Glacier in East Antarctica may be letting in warm ocean water that is melting the glacier's ice shelf.
Mar 10, 2015 08:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Being a blue blood in the Antarctic turns out to be a very good thing, especially if you're an octopus. Continue reading →
Feb 15, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Discovery News
In this collection of our favorite recent shots of Earth: The Southwest heats up, Louisiana gains ground and we get a bird's eye view of the Sydney Opera house. Plus: A 44-square-mile chunk of ice makes a break for it off East Antarctica.
Feb 16, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Penguins can only taste two flavors, salty and sour, according to new research that sheds light on why temperature is so important to food appreciation.
Feb 7, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Lake Vostok may be a treasure trove of extremophiles -- organisms which have evolved to live in the harshest, most inhospitable conditions. Continue reading →
Jan 27, 2015 10:25 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
A mysterious crater discovered in East Antarctica last month likely formed beneath a leaky meltwater lake.
Jan 23, 2015 09:25 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Researchers were startled to find fish, crustaceans and jellyfish near a submersible camera after drilling through nearly 2,500 feet of Antarctic ice.
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