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Changing Your Life Direction

Stephanie Huston | Posted 12.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Huston

Changing your life direction. Contemplating the thought alone could be a catalyst for change. This thought can cross your mind at any age or life phas...

3 Life Lessons Learned in Antarctica

Stephanie Huston | Posted 12.20.2016 | Travel
Stephanie Huston

Traveling to Antarctica captures part of your soul and drops you in a majestic, serene, unlivable and harsh world where you are disconnected from ever...

Cruise Ships And Icebergs Should Not Mix; The Arctic Is Not Ice-Free

Peter Emerson | Posted 09.22.2016 | Green
Peter Emerson

Fortunately, a few days ago, the cruise ship, Crystal Serenity, docked safely in New York having passed through the Northwest Passage, the first ever by a traditional cruise ship without an ice-strengthened hull.

How Melting Giant Icebergs May Help Slow Climate Change (Just A Little)

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.12.2016 | Science

Melting icebergs may be fighting against the very forces that cause them to melt, a new study suggests. Water dripping off icebergs and into the Anta...

Antarctic Icebergs Have A Surprising Role In Slowing Global Warming

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.14.2016 | Politics

OSLO (Reuters) - The biggest icebergs breaking off Antarctica unexpectedly help to slow global warming as they melt away into the chill Southern Ocean...

Antarctica: To the White Continent by Ice-Blue Sea

Peter Mandel | Posted 04.04.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

We are on a bus, which is carrying us to a port, where we will load up a ship. Nothing unusual about that. Nothing strange, except for our fat wool hats, our puffy penguin-y parkas, our knee-high insulated boots. Nothing weird but where we are: Punta Arenas at the southernmost tip of Chile. And where we are going: to the isolated, ice-walled bottom of the world.

This Is What The Underside Of An Iceberg Actually Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.29.2015 | Arts

The tip of an iceberg has been well documented, both in photography and overused idioms. We've been told time and time again that the visible part of ...

Our Oceans Are Dying: Mobilizing an Indifferent Public to Confront This Crisis

Bernard Starr | Posted 08.27.2014 | Green
Bernard Starr

If more environmental studies and more alarming news will not mobilize leaders and the public for an all-out commitment to the preservation of our small vulnerable corner of the universe, what will? Perhaps we need to shift our focus from information to changing human behavior.

PHOTO: Giant Iceberg Is Headed To Sea

Posted 08.03.2012 | Green

By Andrea Mustain, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer: A massive iceberg that recently cleaved from one of Greenland's largest glaciers has made its way...

WATCH: Iceberg Creates Terrifying Wave

Posted 07.30.2012 | Green

While glacier watching along Greenland's coast, this enormous wave might have been the last thing the group in the video above expected. Video upl...

A Conversation With Julia Schwartz

John Seed | Posted 09.22.2012 | Arts
John Seed

Flexible, observant, and pleasingly eccentric in her brushwork, Julia Schwartz creates images that are just a little bit off balance; just as she intends them to be.

In Newfoundland, Explore The Wonders Of Canada

iLoveInns | Posted 09.17.2012 | Travel

Moose, mountains and mankind. I recently experienced all that and more as my wife and I explored the wonders of Newfoundland.

Sinking Of Titanic Tied To Rare Lunar Event

Posted 03.07.2012 | Science

By: Natalie Wolchover Published: 03/06/2012 01:34 PM EST on Lifes Little Mysteries An extremely rare lunar event on the night of Jan. 4, 1912, m...

WATCH: Fly Through A Cracking Glacial Canyon

Posted 02.23.2012 | Green

By OurAmazingPlanet Staff: A new video takes viewers on a stunning ride through a giant and ever-growing canyon of Antarctic ice that marks the bir...

Japan Tsunami Broke Huge Icebergs Off Antarctica, Study Finds

LiveScience | OurAmazingPlanet Staff | Posted 10.08.2011 | Green

The massive March 11 Japan earthquake and its ensuing tsunami were so powerful that they broke off huge icebergs thousands of miles away in Antarctica...

I am Not a Scientist. So Why Do I Write Science Thrillers?

Karen Dionne | Posted 09.03.2011 | Home
Karen Dionne

I got the idea for the novel when I read a small feature item in the newspaper about a 1,000 square-mile section of the Larson Ice Shelf that had broken off due to global warming.

This Week in Climate Science: Iceberg Tsunamis, Economics of Geoengineering, Arctic Ecosystems

David Kroodsma | Posted 06.15.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

If boreal forests expand northward, climate models show that summers will warm because the forests will absorb more heat than the surrounding tundra.

What You Need to Know About Antarctica

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

I have just returned from Antarctica, the loneliest, driest, most desolate place in the world. The only way to get there is by ship. So why go?