iOS app Android app

Antarctica Melting

So, How Much Will Antarctica Melt?

Climate Central | John Upton | Posted 08.25.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on Climate Central. One of the biggest question marks surrounding the fate of the planet’s coastlines is dangling ...

NASA Spots Worrisome Antarctic Ice Sheet Melt

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.12.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — The huge West Antarctic ice sheet is starting a glacially slow collapse in an unstoppable way, two new studies show. Alarmed scien...

Antarctic Ice Shelf On Brink Of Unstoppable Melt

Reuters | Posted 07.05.2014 | Green

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO, May 4 (Reuters) - Part of East Antarctica is more vulnerable than expected to a thaw...

Antarctica's Scars Hold Clues To Hidden Water

Posted 10.09.2013 | Green

By Becky Oskin, LiveScience Staff Writer: Deep furrows on Antarctica's floating ice shelves mark arch-shaped channels melted out under the ice. Thi...

West Antarctica Warmed Quickly ... 20,000 Years Ago

Posted 08.14.2013 | Green

By Becky Oskin, LiveScience Staff Writer: The modern meltdown of the Antarctic Ice Sheet mirrors the frozen continent's big thaw after the last ice...

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 ...

West Antarctica Warming At Alarming Rate

Reuters | Posted 12.24.2012 | Green

By Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle OSLO, Dec 23 (Reuters) - West Antarctica is warming almost twice as fast as previously believed, adding ...

Is Antarctica Cracking Apart?

Posted 03.29.2012 | Green

By Andrea Thompson, OurAmazingPlanet Managing Editor The floating ice shelves of West Antarctica are fracturing increasingly and losing their grip ...