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Antarctic Surface Melt More Widespread Than Thought

Antarctic Surface Melt More Widespread Than Thought

  • Published: Apr 19th, 2017

Meltwater ponds and streams are more widespread on Antarctica's surface than was previously thought.

Zaria Forman Finds Beauty in the Things We’re Losing

Zaria Forman Finds Beauty in the Things We’re Losing

  • Published: Apr 5th, 2017

Artist Zaria Forman is making stunning drawings of ice to inspire people to act on climate change.

Aerosol Study Targets Great Unknown in Climate Science

Aerosol Study Targets Great Unknown in Climate Science

  • Published: Feb 25th, 2017

Australian scientists seek to understand how non-carbon aerosolized particles affect global temperatures.

Scientists Got a New Look at the Growing Larsen C Crack

Scientists Got a New Look at the Growing Larsen C Crack

  • Published: Feb 21st, 2017

New footage shows that the Larsen C ice shelf rift continues to expand, raising the odds of a calving event.

Antarctica Just Shed a Manhattan-Sized Chunk of Ice

Antarctica Just Shed a Manhattan-Sized Chunk of Ice

  • Published: Feb 15th, 2017

Pine Island Glacier just lost a Manhattan-sized iceberg. Scientists are calling it "an aftershock."

Sea Ice Hits Record Lows at Both Poles

Sea Ice Hits Record Lows at Both Poles

  • Published: Feb 13th, 2017

Warm weather could send Arctic sea ice to a record low winter peak as Antarctic sea ice sets an all-time record low.

Barack Obama Has Been Immortalized By Scientists

Barack Obama Has Been Immortalized By Scientists

  • Published: Jan 19th, 2017

A climate monitoring site in Antarctica bears President Obama's name and bears witness to climate change.

Large Iceberg Poised to Break Off From Antarctica

Large Iceberg Poised to Break Off From Antarctica

  • Published: Jan 6th, 2017

A rift across Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf has surged ahead, making the release of a large iceberg imminent.