Saying goodbye to glaciers

  Summary A melting iceberg calved from Jakobshavn Glacier floats at the mouth of Disko Bay, Ilulissat, Greenland. PHOTO: DANITA DELIMONT/GETTY IMAGES Global glacier volume is shrinking. This loss of … Continue reading Saying goodbye to glaciers

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Massive Landforms Have Just Been Discovered Under The Antarctic Ice Sheet

Scientists have discovered massive landforms lurking under Antarctica – some as tall as the Eiffel Tower – and they’ve been actively carving deep channels into the ice flow above. These … Continue reading Massive Landforms Have Just Been Discovered Under The Antarctic Ice Sheet

Water is streaming across Antarctica: New survey finds liquid flow more widespread than thought

Massive summer melting on East Antarctica’s Amery Ice Shelf, seen from NASA’s Landsat 4 satellite. The image shows about 520 square miles. Credit: NASA In the first such continent-wide survey, … Continue reading Water is streaming across Antarctica: New survey finds liquid flow more widespread than thought

Antarctica just hit a record high temperature of 63.5°F 

Climate change is already ravaging the Antarctic Peninsula, which the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) described as one of the fastest warming regions on Earth. In a recent statement, the organization … Continue reading Antarctica just hit a record high temperature of 63.5°F