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.
The acceleration is driven by expansion of water and melting ice sheets.
There's no gain in the U.S. participating in a treaty that combines bad science with bad economics.
Rift on the ice shelf is now just eight miles from breaking away into an iceberg a quarter of the size of New Jersey.
The Emirati firm believes the scheme could also affect the dry climate of the Gulf and attract tourists.
When the fissure eventually splits off it will create one of the biggest icebergs ever recorded.
Russia launched as many icebreakers in June as the U.S. Coast Guard has launched in the past 40 years.
New research takes into account how atmospheric temperatures in Antarctica will cause more ice melt and sea level rise than ocean warming.
The tiny creatures can also survive liquid nitrogen and boiling water.
Former British Army officer fell ill just 30 miles short of his destination.
Newsweek Europe editor Matt McAllester takes us inside this week's issue.
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.