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NOAA's Arctic Report Card warns that climate change is transforming the Arctic. These photos show its dire effects on the region so far this decade.
Antarctica is about to lose an iceberg 30 times the size of Manhattan as two cracks converge — and it could cripple a British research station
NASA is tracking two converging cracks in Antarctica's Brunt Ice Shelf. When they meet, an iceberg 30 times the size of Manhattan could float away.
There’s a cavity underneath Antarctica that’s two thirds the size of Manhattan — a sign ice sheets are melting faster than we though...
Nearly 14 billion tons of ice have melted underneath Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier, leaving an almost Manhattan-sized cavity beneath the surface.
In a lost lake 3,500 feet under the Antarctic Ice, scientists just found the carcasses of tiny creatures
Scientists found the bodies of tiny animals and plants in sediment pulled up from a lost lake located 1 kilometer under the Antarctic ice.
A 5-billion-ton iron meteorite once slammed into Greenland — and scientists found its Paris-size crater under the ice
When a team of scientists studied a new map of Greenland's bedrock, they found a 16-mile-wide depression that looked like a gigantic blast crater.
Scientists think a giant artificial wall propped up under Antarctica’s ice sheets could stop catastrophic sea-level rise
If the sheets of ice sitting atop Antarctica and Greenland were to collapse, the rates of sea-level rise could skyrocket, destroying trillions of dollars' worth of property and infrastructure. To prevent or slow these floods from washing over cities, we may want to build huge walls under the sheets.
A surprising new NASA study has some positive news for Antarctica, but that's not the whole story.