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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...

The Naked Continent

Posted 06.05.2013 | Green

From Becky Oskin, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer: The hidden face of Antarctica, concealed for more than 30 million years beneath thick ice, is reve...

Antarctica Without Ice?

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 03.13.2013 | Green

Key: Higher altitudes appear in reds and yellows; lower altitudes appear in greens and blues. When most people think of Antarctica, they think of...

Antarctic Seals Survive Massive Iceberg Break

Posted 09.27.2012 | Green

From Wynne Parry, LiveScience Contributor: After an enormous iceberg called B-15 broke off from Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf, it released chunks of ...

Antarctica Once Home To Rainforest

Posted 08.03.2012 | Green

Scientists drilling off the coast of Antarctica made a startling discovery recently that could hold clues to the Earth's future -- especially if clima...

New Study Explains Cause Of Antarctic Ice Melt

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 06.25.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — Antarctica's massive ice shelves are shrinking because they are being eaten away from below by warm water, a new study finds. That...

Mysterious Antarctic Lakes Move Up To 5 Feet Every Day

Posted 02.01.2012 | Green

By OurAmazingPlanet's Andrea Mustain: Researchers recently uncovered a startling phenomenon -- a set of teardrop-shaped lakes in Antarctica that my...

From Antarctica to Bangladesh: The Story of Rising Seas

Al Gore | Posted 04.01.2012 | Green
Al Gore

Here in Antarctica, it's easy to feel isolated from the rest of the world. But as I look at this exquisite continent buried deep under the ice, it's troubling to think about what will happen as this ice melts ever more rapidly.

Surprising Glacial Discovery

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — When it comes to ice, scientists are giving a whole new meaning to the phrase "bottoms up." Those massive ice sheets in Antarctica ...

Antarctica Falling Apart? Scientists Assess Iceberg News

LiveScience | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Recent news of mammoth icebergs the size of small U.S. states breaking off Antarctica may sound dire. But those events mostly represent business as us...