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How Big is the Antarctic Iceberg?

An iceberg the size of Delaware just broke away from Antarctica. Just how much ice that?

The Larsen C Iceberg Is Expected to Have Company

In addition to the main iceberg, a swarm of smaller icebergs is expected to break off Larsen C soon.

The Arctic Has Been Crazy Warm All Year. This Is What It Means for Sea Ice

Arctic melt season has begun in earnest with sea ice at its lowest June volume on record.

Scientists Know How Big the Larsen C Iceberg Will Be

New data has revealed just how big the Larsen C iceberg will be. Spoiler: it's going to be massive.

Antarctica’s Ice-Free Areas to Increase By 2100

If emissions aren’t reduced, ice-free areas are expected to grow by as much as 17,000 square kilometers.

Global Sea Level Rise Accelerates Since 1990

A thaw of Greenland's ice sheet is pouring ever more water into the oceans.

The Larsen C Rift is Racing to Its Conclusion

The soon-to-be Larsen C iceberg is pulling away from the ice shelf at an unprecedented rate.

Sunnier Skies Driving Greenland Surface Melt

An uptick in clear, sunny summer skies is driving a jump in surface melt across the Greenland ice sheet.

We Couldn’t Monitor Larsen C Without These Satellites

The Sentinel-1 satellites are crucial to watching not just the Larsen C rift but changes at both poles.

Atlantic Oil Surveys Could Kill Food Used By Fisheries

The tiny animals that provide food for fisheries face big threats from airguns used in oil surveys.

Scientists Saw a Nearly Unheard of Antarctic Meltdown

A Texas-sized chunk of Antarctica went into meltdown last year raising concerns about the future.

Human Activities Are Taking Their Toll in the Deep Ocean

Once seen as too remote to harm, the deep sea is facing new pressures from mining, pollution, overfishing and more.

Dead Zones: Warming Oceans Hold Less Oxygen

Warming waters are decreasing oxygen in the oceans, creating dead zones for marine plants and animals.

As CO2 Goes Up, Ocean Health Goes Down

Excessive carbon emissions are worsening the ocean's health.

West Coast Waters on Acid Trip; Fishing Industry in Peril

Hotspots of ocean acidification that persist year after year have been found along the U.S. West Coast.

Protecting Ocean Waters Will Aid Climate Adaptation

Protecting open ocean from industrial uses is key to addressing climate change, a new study says.

New York Boardwalk Shows Climate Adaptation Costs

Beachgoers are flip-flopping along a rebuilt boardwalk that reflects a coastal reimagination underway.

U.S. Reefs Are on Course to Disappear Within Decades

Strict conservation measures in Hawaii have not spared corals from a warming ocean.

The Larsen C Iceberg Is on the Brink of Breaking Off

The crack that's been cutting into Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf is about to create a huge iceberg.

How Rising Seas Drowned the Flood Insurance Program

Sea level rise and more severe storms are overwhelming U.S. coastal communities.

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Number of Large Fires Rising in the West The number of large wildfires in the West is rising and climate change is playing a role.

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