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Melting Ice Caps

Ice Caps Melt, Prehistoric Virus Escapes. No, It's Not a Movie.

Elena E. Giorgi | Posted 05.15.2016 | Science
Elena E. Giorgi

The ice caps will melt. Big deal, we already knew that. But have you ever thought of the stuff trapped in that ice that's going to thaw? What if some of that stuff isn't really dead, just dormant, waiting to come back? Sounds like fiction, but it's not.

So Here's My Question

Rev. Susan Russell | Posted 07.19.2014 | Religion
Rev. Susan Russell

Today I need to take a minute to be sad -- and to count the cost our human family continues to extract from "this fragile earth, our island home" in our blindness, in our bigotry and in our fear of "the other." Kyrie eleison.

The Ice Caps Are Melting, Teach Your Kids to Swim

Anita L. DeFrantz | Posted 08.14.2013 | Sports
Anita L. DeFrantz

Raising a child is a lifelong commitment. Parents face many difficult decisions along the way. But, here is an easy call and an essential investment of your time: Make sure your children learn how to swim. It literally can save their lives.

Mitik's Fight to Survive

Dr. Cristián Samper | Posted 12.23.2012 | Green
Dr. Cristián Samper

A Pacific walrus calf, orphaned and rescued in Arctic waters, arrived at the Wildlife Conservation Society's New York Aquarium last week determined to live and beat his odds.

Analysis Reveals Major Climate Change Coverage Fails

Posted 09.25.2012 | Green

93 percent of Fox News' and 80 percent of the Wall Street Journal opinion pages' climate coverage is inaccurate and misleading according to an analysi...

WATCH: Chasing Vanishing Glaciers

Posted 09.04.2012 | Green

"I never imagined that you could see glaciers this big, disappearing in such a short time. There's a powerful piece of history that's unfolding in the...

PHOTOS: A Dispatch From Ground Zero For Climate Change

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 11.01.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

At more than 70º north of the Equator, I'm standing at ground zero for climate change. Nowhere else on Earth is it warming as quickly as in Greenland, the world's largest island.

No More Polar Ice? Not So Fast, Study Says

Posted 10.25.2011 | Green

Arctic sea ice is melting, but don't say goodbye just yet. A new study reveals that it may temporarily stop melting--or even expand--during the next ...

Greusome Pictures Of Polar Bears' Struggle To Find Food

Features | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With no sign of their usual prey - seals resting on the ice - this female and her two cubs are forced to swim for miles, then trudge across the Alaska...

Iceberg Melts Right Before Rick Sanchez's Eyes (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

On Monday, Rick Sanchez aired this amazing video of a iceberg spontaneously collapsing in front a group of spectators in Greenland. Sanchez points out...

Lifestyle Melts Away With Uganda Peak Snow Cap

Yahoo! News | Ben Simon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

"Man-made global warming is here. We are smelling it and we are touching it." Uganda's National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) believes ...

Polar Bear Peril-Video Not To Be Missed

Cindy Letchworth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cindy Letchworth

Annual sea ice is a necessity for polar bears but the problem is, the sea ice is melting. For these bears, no ice equals no place to land once you have been swimming for miles at a stretch.

Global Warming Deniers: The New 9/11 Truthers

Sahil Kapur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sahil Kapur

Both groups are convinced they possess a uniquely superior grasp of reality. Facts and evidence are muffled by their messianic quest to inform society of its delusions and inadequacies.

Al Gore "Crashes" Netroots

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jack Hidary

Pelosi's decision to share the stage with Gore is an interesting one. She clearly knew he was coming. But can Gore manage to stay out of the political arena as he skirts so close to it?

Sea Levels Rising: What You Need To Know

Grist | Umbra Fisk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Q. Dear Umbra, I'm a bit confused about the possible rise in sea level that may be caused by global warming. I know that in general water expands whe...