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.
Hunt is the first since the U.N.'s top court ordered Tokyo to stop killing the animals in the Antarctic.
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 →
Volcanoes under the ice in Antarctica appear to contribute to the melting glaciers above.
Natural climate warming caused huge ice sheet collapses in Antarctica eight times in the past 20,000 years.
The Antarctic ice sheet is losing 159 billion tons a year, twice as much as the last measurements recorded.
Melting glaciers in Antarctica could increase volcanic activity and sea-level rise, reports a new study.
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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