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Antarctica Ice Shelf

Pine Island Glacier: Plugging Up the West Antarctic Slide

Nicholas St. Fleur | Posted 12.30.2013 | Science
Nicholas St. Fleur

Every now and then at the park, there's that one wise aleck who refuses to get off the end of the slide and causes children to pile up behind him. Well, imagine that scene but replace the kids on the slide with gigantic ice sheets on top of a warm river current.

Why Climate Change May Be Increasing Sea Ice Around Antarctica

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2013 | Green

* Melted ice re-freezes faster than sea water in winter-study * Antarctica's expanding ice at odds with melting Arctic ...

Antarctic Peninsula Warms Rapidly

Posted 08.22.2012 | Green

By Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer: The Antarctic Peninsula, which juts out about 1,000 miles (1,610 kilometers) from the western flank of t...