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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.

Google Earth Shows 30 Years of Climate Change

Google Earth Shows 30 Years of Climate Change

  • Published: Dec 23rd, 2016

Satellites images reveal a planet in flux from melting ice to growing arrays of solar panels.

East Antarctica is Melting From Above and Below

East Antarctica is Melting From Above and Below

  • Published: Dec 16th, 2016

Warm water and air are both cutting into ice in a previously stable part of Antarctica.

Odd Rifts in Antarctic Ice Could Mean ‘Sayonara, Glacier’

Odd Rifts in Antarctic Ice Could Mean ‘Sayonara, Glacier’

  • Published: Nov 30th, 2016

Unusual rifts in the middle of the ice shelf of Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier could herald its collapse.

World’s New Marine Protected Area is a Big Climate Win

World’s New Marine Protected Area is a Big Climate Win

  • Published: Oct 28th, 2016

The new Ross Sea marine protected area just gave marine life a huge safe space in a warming world.

Warm Ocean Water Takes Toll on Antarctica’s Glaciers

Warm Ocean Water Takes Toll on Antarctica’s Glaciers

  • Published: Oct 25th, 2016

Warm ocean waters have shaved hundreds of feet of ice off the bottom of several Antarctica glaciers.

Rift Speeds Up Across Antarctic Ice Shelf

Rift Speeds Up Across Antarctic Ice Shelf

  • Published: Sep 30th, 2016

A rift tearing across the Larsen C ice shelf could usher in a period of retreat and the shelf's eventual demise.