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Picture This: Amazing Antarctic & Halloween Treats

Picture This: Amazing Antarctic & Halloween Treats

  • Published: Oct 31st, 2014

We're serving up all treats and no tricks in this Halloween edition of our Picture This column!

An Ill Wind Blows in Antarctica, Threatens Global Flooding

An Ill Wind Blows in Antarctica, Threatens Global Flooding

  • Published: Oct 29th, 2014

The Southern Ocean's notoriously strong gales are growing stronger, and that's foreboding news for coastlines everywhere.

Warming Air Was Trigger for Antarctic Ice Shelf Collapse

Warming Air Was Trigger for Antarctic Ice Shelf Collapse

  • Published: Sep 12th, 2014

The spectacular 2002 collapse of Antarctica's Larsen B ice shelf was caused by surface melting.

‘Oldest Living Things in the World’ Tell a Tale of Climate

‘Oldest Living Things in the World’ Tell a Tale of Climate

  • Published: Apr 22nd, 2014

A photo project of the world's oldest living things contains a powerful climate message.

Rich Marine Life in Antarctic Fjord Is Puzzling Scientists

Rich Marine Life in Antarctic Fjord Is Puzzling Scientists

  • Published: Dec 26th, 2013

The warming waters of the fjords of the Antarctic Peninsula have a diverse population of marine life.

Ozone Hole Could Be on the Mend

Ozone Hole Could Be on the Mend

  • Published: Oct 25th, 2013

This year's Antarctic ozone hole is smaller than last's. It's still a long road to recovery, though.

Post Shutdown, U.S. Tries to Salvage Antarctic Research

Post Shutdown, U.S. Tries to Salvage Antarctic Research

  • Published: Oct 17th, 2013

The 16-day government shutdown disrupted U.S. Antarctic research, with NSF officials trying to restart projects.

IPCC Analysis, Criticism for NOAA, Antarctic Sea Ice

IPCC Analysis, Criticism for NOAA, Antarctic Sea Ice

  • Published: Sep 28th, 2013

The IPCC, NOAA, and a study on Antarctic sea ice are this week's big climate headlines.