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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...

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 ...

Safety Tape, Polar Ice, Living Chandeliers And More

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 03.26.2012 | Arts

Safety Tape, Polar Ice, A Living Chandelier And More: HuffPost Arts Design Thursdays

Warming Ocean Could Melt Ice Faster Than Thought

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 09.02.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Warming air from climate change isn't the only thing that will speed ice melting near the poles – so will the warming water b...

North Pole Summers Will Be Ice-Free In A Decade

AP | MARESA PATIENCE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

AP LONDON -- The North Pole will turn into an open sea during summer within a decade, according to data released Wednesday by a team of explorers who ...

The Real Victims Of Climate Change Have No Voice In Copenhagen (PHOTOS)

Alun Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Alun Anderson

Look north and you will see the biggest and fastest change to our planet ever caused by humans. It won't go away as a result of talk or promises. The frozen Arctic seas are melting away now.