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An aerial view of SALSA scientists retrieving the corer on January 7, 2019.

In a hidden lake far below the Antarctic ice, scientists found the bodies of tiny creatures. Photos reveal how they accomplished the deep dive.

A team drilled deep under the Antarctic ice sheet to a lost lake, and made a surprising discovery. They've now shared new footage of the effort.
The team has been working at the BEAMISH camp in West Antarctica since November 2018.

Scientists just drilled the deepest hole ever in western Antarctica, going 2 kilometers down through the ice to study how it’s melting

Scientists drilled a 2-kilometer-deep hole in western Antarctica in hopes of understanding how the continent's ice is reacting to our warming planet.

Parts of Oklahoma now have the same earthquake risk as California — and a new study found a scarily direct link to fracking

In a new paper, researchers show strong connections between the size of earthquakes in Oklahoma the depth of hydraulic fracturing drill sites.

Oil climbs above $65 for first time in more than three years

$65 a barrel is an important price milestone.

Here’s what Obama’s ban on arctic oil drilling actually means

The president used the authority granted by a 1953 law to protect the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas — which make up nearly all of US Arctic waters.

Ecuador drills the first barrel of oil in a pristine corner of the Amazon rainforest

Wealthy countries were supposed to pay Ecuador billions to prevent drilling in Yasuni National Park, but they didn't pay enough to dissuade development.