Antarctica

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An Iceberg the Size of Delaware Just Broke Away From Antarctica

Published: 
Mon, 07/17/2017 (All day)

A chunk of floating ice that weighs more than a trillion metric tons broke away from the Antarctic Peninsula, producing one of the largest icebergs ever recorded and providing a glimpse of how the Antarctic ice sheet might ultimately start to fall apart.

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Climate Change Is Turning Antarctica Green

Published: 
Mon, 05/29/2017 (All day)

Antarctica, the desolate southernmost continent boasting the coldest climate on Earth, usually brings to mind visions of ice, snow and penguins.

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An Up-Close Look At A Delaware-Sized Iceberg About To Break From Antarctica

Published: 
Wed, 02/22/2017 (All day)

New video provides an up-close look at a Delaware-sized iceberg on the verge of breaking off Antarctica.

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UNFROZEN IN TIME

Published: 
Tue, 02/07/2017 (All day)

There's a glacier in Antarctica so immense that, if it melted, would raise sea levels globally by 3.5 metres.

It's melting. Right now.

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Scientists Warn of Rising Oceans From Polar Melt

Published: 
Tue, 05/13/2014 - 7:43am
Category: 
Water

A large section of the mighty West Antarctica ice sheet has begun falling apart and its continued melting now appears to be unstoppable, two groups of scientists reported on Monday.