News Antarctic

Ice Melt Means Uneven Sea Level Rise Around the World

  • Published: Feb 22nd, 2013

Research shows that some parts of the world are likely to experience much more sea level rise than others this century.

Sea Level Rise May Eclipse 3 Feet By 2100, Study Finds

  • Published: Jan 9th, 2013

Experts think global sea level rise during the next several decades may be more significant than previously thought.

Soaring Temps in West Antarctica May Fuel Sea Level Rise

  • Published: Dec 23rd, 2012

Scientists are concerned that temperatures in West Antarctica have increased by 4.3°F over the past 50 years or so.

Study Gives New Benchmark for How Much Ice is Melting

  • Published: Nov 29th, 2012

A new report clears up much of the uncertainty surrounding how much and how fast ice sheets are disappearing.

CO2 May Fragment Glaciers, Driving Ice Into the Sea Faster

  • Published: Oct 10th, 2012

A new study shows that CO2 can make ice more fragile & prone to cracking, driving it into the sea faster than projected.

Forget the Melting Arctic, Sea Ice in Antarctica is Growing!

  • Published: Sep 30th, 2012

While Arctic ice has plummeted to its lowest level on record, sea ice surrounding Antarctica has swelled.

Antarctic Methane: A New Factor in the Climate Equation

  • Published: Aug 29th, 2012

New research suggests there may be as much methane under Antarctica's ice sheets as frozen under the Arctic Ocean.

Report: Most Antarctic Peninsula Warming Human-Caused

  • Published: Aug 22nd, 2012

A new study shows that human influences on global warming in Antarctic have been far more important than natural.