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Rounding the Tip of the Antarctic Peninsula

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 03.04.2014 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

The Antarctic Peninsula separates the warm maritime climate of the Bellingshausen Sea to the west and the cold, dry continental climate of the Weddell Sea to the east. Thus far, we have been traveling and working along the western edge, but this morning, we crossed the tip and passed into a different world.

Peru's Quelccaya Ice Cap Is Melting, Thanks To Climate Change

Posted 03.02.2014 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's John Platt: For decades now scientists have observed rapid melting in the Quelccaya Ice Cap in Peru. The glacier ebbs ...

Success on the Antarctic Peninsula!

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 02.26.2014 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

The faint glow of the soon to be rising sun welcomes our arrival as we nose into Andvord Bay on the western Antarctic Peninsula.

Svalbard: 5 Fun Summer Adventures

Marcus and Kate Westberg | Posted 02.19.2014 | Travel
Marcus and Kate Westberg

Svalbard lies at the end of the world. At 78 degrees north, Longyearbyen is a pretty remote settlement, although getting there is surprisingly easy.

Greenland's Fastest Glacier Breaks Records

Posted 02.05.2014 | Green

Whoa there glacier. New research out of the University of Washington and German Aerospace Center have pegged Greenland's Jakobshavn Glacier as the ...

Scientists Report Massive Find Under Antarctic Ice

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

Think the Grand Canyon is big? British scientists working in West Antarctica have discovered a subglacial trench that's deeper than Arizona's famed ca...

WATCH: Time Travel Through LGBT History In This Beautiful New Music Video

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

Openly gay and HIV+ singer-songwriter John Grant has released a compelling new music video for his pro-LGBT track "Glacier" from his sophomore album "...

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.

Iceland Trip Review

Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2013 | Travel
Craig Kanalley

"I think many of us have an unclear image of Iceland." This was a comment I received on Facebook when I shared that I was in Iceland for an Internet conference. I hope to crystallize for others what Iceland is like now that I've traveled there.

E.T. Secrets Hide Beneath Ice On Earth, Scientists Say

Posted 05.29.2012 | Science

Microbes living at the edges of Arctic ice sheets could help researchers pinpoint evidence for similar microorganisms that may have evolved on Mars,...

A Mystical Dinner Under A Glacier

Heimir Jónasson | Posted 05.09.2012 | Home
Heimir Jónasson

There are strange lights in the sky moving towards us, perhaps showing signs that a space ship might be landing on the glacier? This is what is going through my head as I drive with Eldhús to our next location at the Snaefellsnes peninsula.

WATCH: Spectacular Glacier Collapse

Posted 03.05.2012 | World

Every year, thousands of tourists flock to Argentina's Perito Moreno glacier for majestic views of frozen H2O. This week, many have been treated to a ...

LOOK: Iceland Shines In Marvelous Aerial Photos

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 02.23.2012 | Science

Iceland is a geologist's dream. In addition to volcanoes, the tiny island nation in the Atlantic has glaciers, craggy coastlines, spectacular geysers,...

Thieves Steal Tons Of Glacier Ice For High-End Ice Cubes

AP | By FEDERICO QUILODRAN | Posted 02.06.2012 | Food

SANTIAGO, Chile -- Police in Chile say they've stopped cold a scheme to steal ice from a disappearing glacier. The plan was to deliver five tons of i...

HuffPost Guides: Mount Baker Ski Area

The Huffington Post | Shala Hainer | Posted 01.05.2012 | Travel

Mount Baker Ski Area in Washington is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post Travel of...

WATCH: 'Holy Crap!' Sawyer Glacier Ice Breaks Off Near Alaskan Tourists

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 10.09.2011 | Travel

If anybody ever thought staring at ice was boring, they need just look at this video of a 200-foot chunk of ice breaking off of Sawyer Glacier in Trac...

Arctic Ice, Polar Bears and... Soot?

Astrid Caldas | Posted 10.02.2011 | Green
Astrid Caldas

You have probably heard about melting Arctic ice and the drastic decrease in glacier size. And while you may be aware that the increase in greenhouse gases is to blame, at least in large part, you may not realize that a substance called black carbon is an accomplice.

Quick! Do Something! 9 Disappearing Habitats From Around The World

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Sometimes it's development. Sometimes it's ignorance about how nature works. Sometimes it's just plain greed. And of course, throwing climate change i...

Ben Craw

The Ultimate Iceland Volcano Mispronunciation Highlight Reel (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Craw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

It's funny when people mispronounce words. You may have caught the video we posted earlier of news reporters attempting to pronounce the name of the I...

Volcano Ash Cloud Flight Disruptions Worsen In Europe: Italy Closes Airspace

AP | SYLVIA HUI and ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — The Icelandic volcano that has kept much of Europe land-bound is far from finished spitting out its grit, and offered up new mini-erupti...

Global Warming Deniers, You Will Be Denied

Wade Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wade Norris

Insurance companies, which are based on the so-called 'invisible hand,' have seen the writing on the wall and are no longer in the business of insuring new homes on the Outer Banks in NC.

Climate Science Aided By Rubber Ducks

Reuters | Deborah Zabarenko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - To help figure out what's happening inside the fastest-moving Greenland glacier, a U.S. rocket scientist sent 90 rubber ducks i...

Watch! Surfers Ride Melting Glacier Tsunami in Alaska. Making the Most of an Opportunity?

George Spyros | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
George Spyros

Surfing is uniquely positioned to get everyone from lay persons to law-makers enthused about racing headlong into the rush of tackling the environmental crisis.