U.S. scientists find fossil fragments from 13 trees locked away on the Transantarctic Mountains.
Research indicates a huge upwelling of hot rock lies beneath the ice of Antarctica’s Marie Byrd Land.
The phenomenon has returned after 40 years.
Scientists find DNA samples in cave system around Mount Erebus volcano that cannot be identified.
Scientists recently discovered almost 100 'new' volcanoes under the ice.
The soon-to-be iceberg is moving faster than ever. It's a matter of "hours, days or weeks."
Some plants and animals on the continent are found nowhere else in the world. Now they’re under threat.
Rift on the ice shelf is now just eight miles from breaking away into an iceberg a quarter of the size of New Jersey.
When the fissure eventually splits off it will create one of the biggest icebergs ever recorded.
New research takes into account how atmospheric temperatures in Antarctica will cause more ice melt and sea level rise than ocean warming.
Former British Army officer fell ill just 30 miles short of his destination.
After eons of change measured in geologic time, Antarctica is now rapidly transforming—and sitting on a treacherous ledge.
Scientists who study sea level rise have a brand new mystery on their hands.
We can save the planet if world powers commit to peaking global emissions around mid-century and reducing them steadily thereafter.
The migration of crabs to the shelf would likely devastate the region’s environment.
The phenomenon could act as a “negative feedback” for climate change.
“Unrestrained fossil fuel burning means giving up many if not most of the major cities of the world. It means giving up Florida.”
The 10,000-year-old mass of ice will be gone in the next five years, scientists say.
Russia is deploying troops and testing missiles in the polar region, poised to commandeer its massive energy reserves
The melt rate has tripled in just the past 10 years.
Those who live on coastlines—or their children and their children’s children, more accurately—will have to contend with an unprecedented rise in sea levels